Summary: The rights of the individual to cultural, social, economic, and educational opportunities as provided by society, e.g., right to work, right to education, and right to social security.
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- HIV prevalence, risks for HIV infection, and human rights among men who have sex with men (MSM) in Malawi, Namibia, and BotswanaStefan Baral
Center for Public Health and Human Rights, Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
PLoS ONE 4:e4997. 2009..Epidemiologic data for MSM in southern Africa are among the sparsest globally, and HIV risk among these men has yet to be characterized in the majority of countries...
- Routine HIV testing in Botswana: a population-based study on attitudes, practices, and human rights concernsSheri D Weiser
Physicians for Human Rights, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America
PLoS Med 3:e261. 2006..The Botswana government recently implemented a policy of routine or "opt-out" HIV testing in response to the high prevalence of HIV infection, estimated at 37% of adults...
- Imprisonment and women's health: concerns about gender sensitivity, human rights and public healthBrenda J van den Bergh
World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe, Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
Bull World Health Organ 89:689-94. 2011..care to imprisoned women fails to meet their needs and is, in too many cases, far short of what is required by human rights and international recommendations...
- Human rights and HIV prevention, treatment, and care for people who inject drugs: key principles and research needsDaniel Wolfe
Open Society Foundations Public Health Program, International Harm Reduction Development Program, New York, NY, USA
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 55:S56-62. 2010..that regard IDU as criminals and those regarding drug-dependent individuals as patients deserving treatment and human rights. Advocates for IDU health and human rights find common cause in urging greater attention to legal frameworks, ..
- Health and human rights in Chin State, Western Burma: a population-based assessment using multistaged household cluster samplingRichard Sollom
Physicians for Human Rights, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
PLoS Med 8:e1001007. 2011..as Myanmar) is an isolated ethnic minority area with poor health outcomes and reports of food insecurity and human rights violations. We report on a population-based assessment of health and human rights in Chin State...
- Changes in HIV testing policies and the implications for womenSuzanne Maman
The Universityof North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Public Health, Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, CB 7440, Chapel Hill, NC27599 7440, USA
J Midwifery Womens Health 53:195-201. 2008..Understanding women's experiences will help to formulate feasible and effective strategies to support women and ensure they gain access to HIV treatment services...
- The right to love: the desire for parenthood among men living with HIVVera Paiva
Institute of Psychology, AIDS Prevention Studies Nucleus NEPAIDS, University of Sao Paulo USP, Brazil
Reprod Health Matters 11:91-100. 2003..We conclude that the rights of those with HIV to found a family depend as much on curing the ills of prejudice and discrimination, including among health professionals, as on medical interventions...
- Globalisation and health inequalities: can a human rights paradigm create space for civil society action?Leslie London
University of Cape Town, School of Public Health and Family Medicine, Anzio Rd, Observatory, Cape Town 7925, South Africa
Soc Sci Med 74:6-13. 2012..with increasing inequalities, global integration has simultaneously strengthened the dissemination of human rights discourse across the world...
- Human rights accountability for maternal death and failure to provide safe, legal abortion: the significance of two ground-breaking CEDAW decisionsEszter Kismodi
Department of Reproductive Health and Research, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
Reprod Health Matters 20:31-9. 2012..In Alyne da Silva Pimentel v. Brazil, the first maternal death case decided by an international human rights body, it confirms that States have a human rights obligation to guarantee that all women, irrespective of their ..
- Kenya's cash transfer program: protecting the health and human rights of orphans and vulnerable childrenJohn H Bryant
Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Department of International Health, USA
Health Hum Rights 11:65-76. 2009..program documents obtained from those key actors--describes the Kenyan cash transfer program in light of human rights issues as they relate to childrens health...
- Medical evidence of human rights violations against non-Arabic-speaking civilians in Darfur: a cross-sectional studyAlexander C Tsai
Robert Wood Johnson Health and Society Scholars Program, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
PLoS Med 9:e1001198. 2012..We sought to characterize the nature and geographic scope of allegations of human rights violations perpetrated against civilians in Darfur and to evaluate their consistency with medical examinations ..
- Vulnerability, human rights, and comprehensive health care needs of young people living with HIV/AIDSJosé Ricardo de Carvalho Mesquita Ayres
Department of Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Am J Public Health 96:1001-6. 2006..We concluded that young people living with HIV need comprehensive care based on a human rights approach. In this regard, we offer some practical recommendations for health programs.
- "Rights" and wrongs: what utility for the right to health in reforming trade rules on medicines?Lisa Forman
Comparative Program on Health Society, Munk Centre for International Studies, University of Toronto, ON, Canada
Health Hum Rights 10:37-52. 2008..I argue further that this outcome illustrates how human rights in concert with social action were able to effectively challenge dominant claims about the necessity of ..
- Using indicators to determine the contribution of human rights to public health effortsSofia Gruskin
Program on International Health and Human Rights, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, United States of America
Bull World Health Organ 87:714-9. 2009There is general agreement on the need to integrate human rights into health policies and programmes, although there is still reluctance to go beyond rhetorical acknowledgement of their assumed significance...
- What is a human-rights based approach to health and does it matter?Leslie London
School of Public Health and Family Medicine, University of Cape Town Health Sciences Faculty, Cape Town, South Africa
Health Hum Rights 10:65-80. 2008A human rights approach to health is critical to address growing global health inequalities...
- Health system strengthening: new potential for public health and human rights collaborationLynn P Freedman
Averting Maternal Death and Disability Program, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
Reprod Health Matters 15:219-20. 2007
- Critical reflections on evidence, ethics and effectiveness in the management of tuberculosis: public health and global perspectivesGeetika Verma
Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Toronto, M5T 1R8 Canada
BMC Med Ethics 5:E2. 2004..Tuberculosis is a major cause of morbidity and mortality globally. Recent scholarly attention to public health ethics provides an opportunity to analyze several ethical issues raised by the global tuberculosis pandemic...
- Use of human rights to meet the unmet need for family planningJane Cottingham
Lancet 380:172-80. 2012In this report, we describe how human rights can help to shape laws, policies, programmes, and projects in relation to contraceptive information and services...
- Protecting the human rights of people with mental disorder: new recommendations emerging from the Council of EuropeDavid Kingdon
Br J Psychiatry 185:277-9. 2004
- History, principles, and practice of health and human rightsSofia Gruskin
Program on International Health and Human Rights, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Lancet 370:449-55. 2007..We discuss the changing views of human rights in the context of the HIV/AIDS epidemic and propose further development of the right to health by increased ..
- Picturing neuroscience research through a human rights lens: imaging first-episode schizophrenic treatment-naive individualsMarleen Eijkholt
National Core for Neuroethics, Division of Neurology, The University of British Columbia, 2211 Wesbrook Mall, Koerner S124, Vancouver, BC V6T 2B5, Canada
Int J Law Psychiatry 35:146-52. 2012..imaging research involving first-episode schizophrenic treatment-naive individuals (FESTNIs) through a legal human rights lens; in particular, the lens of the Additional Protocol to the Convention on Human Rights and Biomedicine ..
- HIV testing, human rights, and global AIDS policy: exceptionalism and its discontentsRonald Bayer
J Health Polit Policy Law 34:301-23. 2009..and its outcome will provide a unique resource to those faced with policy choices; it will also provide a unique opportunity to lay bare the complex and politically charged relationships evolving between public health and human rights.
- From mandatory to voluntary testing: balancing human rights, religious and cultural values, and HIV/AIDS prevention in GhanaIsaac N Luginaah
Department of Geography, University of Western Ontario, London, Ont, Canada N6A 5C2
Soc Sci Med 61:1689-700. 2005..In response to government and public criticisms about human rights violations, churches that previously imposed mandatory HIV testing on members planning to marry now have ..
- The exodus of health professionals from sub-Saharan Africa: balancing human rights and societal needs in the twenty-first centuryLinda Ogilvie
University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
Nurs Inq 14:114-24. 2007..In this paper we present a comprehensive analysis of the literature and argue that, from a human rights perspective, there are competing rights in the international migration of health professionals: the right to ..
- Maternal mortality in Herat Province, Afghanistan, in 2002: an indicator of women's human rightsLynn L Amowitz
Physicians for Human Rights, 100 Boylston St, Suite 702, Boston, MA 02116, USA
JAMA 288:1284-91. 2002..Maternal mortality rates in Afghanistan are estimated to be high...
- Population-based survey methods to quantify associations between human rights violations and health outcomes among internally displaced persons in eastern BurmaLuke C Mullany
Center for Public Health and Human Rights, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
J Epidemiol Community Health 61:908-14. 2007Case reports of human rights violations have focused on individuals' experiences. Population-based quantification of associations between rights indicators and health outcomes is rare and has not been documented in eastern Burma.
- Mental health care user participation in mental health policy development and implementation in South AfricaSharon Kleintjes
Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health, University of Cape Town, Rondebosch, South Africa
Int Rev Psychiatry 22:568-77. 2010....
- Dignity is a useless conceptRuth Macklin
BMJ 327:1419-20. 2003
- A critical analysis of the Brazilian response to HIV/AIDS: lessons learned for controlling and mitigating the epidemic in developing countriesAlan Berkman
Department of Sociomedical Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 600 West 168th St, New York, NY 10032, USA
Am J Public Health 95:1162-72. 2005..Among the critical issues that are discussed are human rights and solidarity, the interface of politics and public health, sexuality and culture, the integration of ..
- Women trafficked into prostitution: determinants, human rights and health needsOlga Gajic-Veljanoski
University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
Transcult Psychiatry 44:338-58. 2007..In this article, we review the definition and extent of human trafficking, and focus on the human rights abuses and determinants of trafficking in women...
- Imprisoned and imperiled: access to HIV and TB prevention and treatment, and denial of human rights, in Zambian prisonsKatherine W Todrys
Human Rights Watch, New York, USA
J Int AIDS Soc 14:8. 2011..Although HIV and tuberculosis (TB) prevalence are high in prisons throughout sub-Saharan Africa, little research has been conducted on factors related to prevention, testing and treatment services...
- Injecting drugs into human rights advocacyRick Lines
Int J Drug Policy 18:453-7. 2007
- Sexuality and human rights: an Asian perspectiveErick Laurent
Gifu Keizai University, Japan
J Homosex 48:163-225. 2005..The development of the Internet has even facilitated the encounters while allowing secrecy. Unfortunately, the traditional figures of transgender and transvestites have often been separated from the gay liberation movement...
- Advancing health equity in the global marketplace: how human rights can helpTed Schrecker
Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, 1 Stewart Street, Ottawa, ON, Canada, Canada
Soc Sci Med 71:1520-6. 2010..This article analyzes the relevance of the international human rights framework (IHRF) to the Commission's goal of reducing health disparities with reference to both social ..
- Human rights and the treatment of sex offendersTony Ward
School of Psychology, Victoria University of Wellington, PO Box 600, Wellington, New Zealand
Sex Abuse 19:195-216. 2007b>Human rights create a protective zone around persons and allow them the opportunity to further their own valued personal projects without interference from others...
- Human rights abuses in ZimbabweF D Madzimbamuto
Zimbabwe Association of Doctors for Human Rights
S Afr Med J 95:96-7. 2005
- Dual loyalties and the ethical and human rights obligations of occupational health professionalsLeslie London
Occupational and Environmental Health Research Unit, School of Public Health and Family Medicine, University of Cape Town, South Africa
Am J Ind Med 47:322-32. 2005..Underlying most ethical dilemmas in occupational health practice is the problem of Dual Loyalties where health professionals have simultaneous obligations, explicit or implicit, to a third party, usually a private employer...
- Human rights and ethics in genomic research: rethinking the modelRichard E Ashcroft
Queen Mary, University of London, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Institute of Health Sciences Education, 2 Newark Street, London E1 2AT, UK
Pharmacogenomics 8:391-5. 2007..Recent international statements and policy-making have applied human rights ideas to generate frameworks for the regulation of genomic research...
- Using human rights principles to promote quality of abortion care in BrazilLeila Adesse
Ipas Brasil, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Reprod Health Matters 13:155-7. 2005
- Desperately seeking targets: the ethics of routine HIV testing in low-income countriesStuart Rennie
Department of Dental Ecology, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7450, USA
Bull World Health Organ 84:52-7. 2006..stigmatization of people with HIV/AIDS, opt-out HIV-testing policies may become disconnected from the human rights ideals that first motivated calls for universal access to AIDS treatment...
- The proliferation of human rights in global health governanceLance Gable
Wayne State University Law School, USA
J Law Med Ethics 35:534-44, 511. 2007b>Human rights play an integral role in the global governance of health. Recently, both structural and normative aspects of human rights have proliferated across multiple levels and within multiple contexts around the world...
- Human rights, environmental justice, and the health of farm workers in South AfricaLeslie London
School of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Cape Town Health Sciences Faculty, Anzio Road, Observatory 7925, Cape Town, South Africa
Int J Occup Environ Health 9:59-68. 2003..A public health agenda must integrate into programs and policies to address the health of farm workers the recognition that violations of their rights underlie much of their burden of ill health...
- Human rights, cultural pluralism, and international health researchPatricia A Marshall
Department of Bioethics, School of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, 44106, USA
Theor Med Bioeth 26:529-57. 2005..b>Human rights and social justice are key considerations for both population health and biomedical research...
- Health impact assessment, human rights and global public policy: a critical appraisalAlex Scott-Samuel
Division of Public Health, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, England
Bull World Health Organ 85:212-7. 2007..One route towards achieving this objective involves the inclusion of human rights assessments within HIA...
- Harm reduction and human rights: finding common causeJonathan Cohen
Law and Health Initiative, Open Society Institute Public Health Program, New York, New York, USA
AIDS 22:S93-4. 2008
- Circumcision: what should be done?Hanoch Ben-Yami
Department of Philosophy, Central European University, 9 Nador Street, Budapest 1051, Hungary
J Med Ethics 39:459-62. 2013..I conclude with general considerations on why the steps taken towards the reform of circumcision should be moderate...
- Human rights in health systems frameworks: what is there, what is missing and why does it matter?Sofia Gruskin
Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
Glob Public Health 7:337-51. 2012..While equity concerns and human rights language appear often in the global health discourse, their inclusion in health systems efforts beyond ..
- Biobanking and public health: is a human rights approach the tie that binds?Eric M Meslin
Indiana University Center for Bioethics, 410 W 10th Street, Suite 3100, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
Hum Genet 130:451-63. 2011..g. informed consent, autonomy, privacy) remain individualist. We demonstrate the value of using human rights as a public health ethics framework to address this tension in biobanking by applying it to two illustrative ..
- From ideals to tools: applying human rights to maternal healthAlicia Ely Yamin
Program on the Health Rights of Women and Children, Franςois Xavier Bagnoud Center for Health and Human Rights, Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
PLoS Med 10:e1001546. 2013Alicia Yamin argues that applying human rights frameworks and approaches to maternal health offers strategies and tools to address the root causes of maternal morbidity and mortality within and beyond health systems, in addition to ..
- The recognition of access to health care as a human right in South Africa: is it enough?C Ngwena
Faculty of Law at Vista University, Bloemfontein, South Africa
Health Hum Rights 5:26-44. 2000....
- Conscientious objection to sexual and reproductive health services: international human rights standards and European law and practiceChristina Zampas
University of Miami Law School, Human Rights Clinic, Miami, FL, USA
Eur J Health Law 19:231-56. 2012..the right to freedom of thought, conscience and religion as protected by national, international and regional human rights law...
- The social determinants of health, health equity, and human rightsAudrey R Chapman
University of Connecticut School of Medicine, 263 Farmington Ave, Farmington, CT 06030, USA
Health Hum Rights 12:17-30. 2010..The article argues that the right to health requires greater attention to the social determinants of health, health inequalities, and power dynamics than these topics have received to date...
- The right to sutures: social epidemiology, human rights, and social justiceSridhar Venkatapuram
University College London, Deptartment of Epidemiology and Public Health, 1 19 Torrington Place, London, UK
Health Hum Rights 12:3-16. 2010The article examines the convergences and contrasts between social epidemiology, social medicine, and human rights approaches toward advancing global health and health equity...
- The human rights context for ethical requirements for involving people with intellectual disability in medical researchT Iacono
La Trobe Rural Health School, La Trobe University, Bendigo, Victoria, Australia
J Intellect Disabil Res 56:1122-32. 2012The history of ethical guidelines addresses protection of human rights in the face of violations. Examples of such violations in research involving people with intellectual disabilities (ID) abound...
- Mental health and inequity: a human rights approach to inequality, discrimination, and mental disabilityJonathan Kenneth Burns
Department of Psychiatry, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, South Africa
Health Hum Rights 11:19-31. 2009Mental disability and mental health care have been neglected in the discourse around health, human rights, and equality. This is perplexing as mental disabilities are pervasive, affecting approximately 8% of the world population...
- Human rights abuses threaten health in BurmaRhona Macdonald
Lancet 370:375-6. 2007
- The child's interests and the case for the permissibility of male infant circumcisionJoseph Mazor
Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method, London School of Economics, Lakatos Building, WC2A 2AE London, UK
J Med Ethics 39:421-8. 2013..Finally, I distinguish male circumcision from female genital cutting in several important respects and argue that we can coherently hold that male circumcision is permissible without also endorsing all forms of female genital cutting...
- Pharmaceutical knowledge governance: a human rights perspectiveTrudo Lemmens
University of Toronto
J Law Med Ethics 41:163-84. 2013..This paper analyzes why this is a human rights concern and what difference a human rights analysis can make...
- The evolution of human rights in World Health Organization policy and the future of human rights through global health governanceB M Meier
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 218 Abernethy Hall, Chapel Hill, NC 27514, USA Electronic address
Public Health 128:179-87. 2014The World Health Organization (WHO) was intended to serve at the forefront of efforts to realize human rights to advance global health, and yet this promise of a rights-based approach to health has long been threatened by political ..
- Updated WHO guidance on safe abortion: health and human rightsJoanna N Erdman
Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada
Int J Gynaecol Obstet 120:200-3. 2013..To reflect significant developments in the clinical, service delivery, and human rights aspects of abortion care, the Guidance was updated in 2012...
- Access to health care for undocumented migrants from a human rights perspective: a comparative study of Denmark, Sweden, and The NetherlandsDan Biswas
Danish Research Centre for Migration, Ethnicity and Health, Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Health Hum Rights 14:49-60. 2012..across Europe, and entitlements on national levels are often at odds with the rights stated in international human rights law...
- Mental health status of human rights workers, Kosovo, June 2000Timothy H Holtz
Division of Parasitic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
J Trauma Stress 15:389-95. 2002b>Human rights workers in humanitarian relief settings may be exposed to traumatic events that put them at risk for psychiatric morbidity...
- The right to enjoy the benefits of scientific progress: in search of state obligations in relation to healthYvonne Donders
Amsterdam Center for International Law, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Med Health Care Philos 14:371-81. 2011After having received little attention over the past decades, one of the least known human rights--the right to enjoy the benefits of scientific progress and its applications--has had its dust blown off...
- Brazilian mothers with HIV: experiences with diagnosis and treatment in a human rights based health care systemJessica Scott Jerome
St John s College, Santa Fe, NM, USA
AIDS Care 24:491-5. 2012..It further suggests that more research be done to determine how particular forms of health care, such as the human rights-based approach that Brazil has taken to HIV/AIDS, inform patient-provider relationships.
- UNESCO 'declares' universals on bioethics and human rights - many unexpected universal truths unearthed by UN bodyWillem Landman
Dev World Bioeth 5:iii-vi. 2005
- Human rights in the global response to HIV: findings from the 2008 United Nations General Assembly Special Session ReportsSofia Gruskin
Program on International Health and Human Rights, Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 52:S104-10. 2009Every country in the world has made human rights-related commitments in relation to HIV, yet assessment of the extent to which HIV-related rights are indeed respected, protected and fulfilled remains relatively new...
- Inclusion and human rights in health policies: comparative and benchmarking analysis of 51 policies from Malawi, Sudan, South Africa and NamibiaMalcolm MacLachlan
Centre for Global Health, School of Psychology, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
PLoS ONE 7:e35864. 2012..An analytical framework was developed--EquiFrame--to evaluate 1) the extent to which 21 Core Concepts of human rights were addressed in policy documents, and 2) coverage of 12 Vulnerable Groups who might benefit from such ..
- Human rights-based approach to tobacco controlCarolyn Dresler
Arkansas Department of Health, Little Rock, AR 72207, USA
Tob Control 21:208-11. 2012..The FCTC is derivative from previously constructed international human rights conventions. These previous conventions have enforcement mechanisms, unlike the FCTC...
- Demography, Education, and Democracy: global trends and the case of IranWolfgang Lutz
Leader of the World Population Program at the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis IIASA, Laxenburg, Austria Director of the Vienna Institute of Demography VID of the Austrian Academy of Sciences Professor of Social and Economic Statistics at the WU Vienna University of Economics and Business and Professorial Research Fellow at Oxford University
Popul Dev Rev 36:253-81. 2010..The results show that based on the experience of 120 countries since 1970, Iran has a high chance of significant movement toward more democracy over the following two decades...
- The duty of States to assist other States in need: ethics, human rights, and international lawLawrence O Gostin
Research nad Academic Programs, Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, DC, USA
J Law Med Ethics 35:526-33, 511. 2007..Transnational cooperation needs to be more effective and consistent to provide assistance for the world's poorest and least healthy people...
- Challenging orthodoxies: the road ahead for health and human rightsPaul Farmer
Department of Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School, USA
Health Hum Rights 10:5-19. 2008..health care in poor communities provide a standpoint from which to challenge conventional doctrines in human rights and public health...
- Interrogational neuroimaging in counterterrorism: a "no-brainer" or a human rights hazard?Jonathan H Marks
Pennsylvania State University, USA
Am J Law Med 33:483-500. 2007
- Mental health and human rightsAmita Dhanda
National Academy of Legal Studies and Research, Hyderabad, Hyderabad, India
Lancet 370:1197-8. 2007
- Our place in the world: Conceptualizing obligations beyond borders in human rights-based approaches to healthAlicia Ely Yamin
Harvard Law School, USA
Health Hum Rights 12:3-14. 2010..there is the related dichotomy between compassion/charity and the accountability for legal obligations that a human rights approach to health and development demands...
- Human rights consequences of mandatory HIV screening policy of newcomers to CanadaLaura M Bisaillon
Institution of Population Health, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
Health Hum Rights 12:119-34. 2010This paper focuses on the key human rights consequences of the HIV screening policy that applies to all permanent and some temporary resident applicants to Canada...
- Human rights aspects of safe motherhoodMahmoud F Fathalla
Assiut University, P O Box 30, Assiut, Egypt
Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol 20:409-19. 2006..Maternal deaths in developing countries are often the ultimate tragic outcome of the cumulative denial of women's human rights. Women are not dying because of untreatable diseases...
- What needs to be done? Occupational therapy responsibilities and challenges regarding human rightsSandra Maria Galheigo
Department of Physiotherapy, Communication Science and Disorders, and Occupational Therapy, Faculty of Medicine, University of Sao Paulo, Rua Cipotânea 51, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Aust Occup Ther J 58:60-6. 2011Addressing human rights issues brings forth ethical and political responsibilities for occupational therapists and requires new epistemological and educational approaches...
- Abuse of mentally ill patients: are we ignoring the human rights principle?Amin A Muhammad Gadit
Discipline of Psychiatry, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John s, Canada
J Pak Med Assoc 58:523-4. 2008
- The Truth and Reconciliation Commission in South Africa: relation to psychiatric status and forgiveness among survivors of human rights abusesD Kaminer
Department of Psychiatry, University of Stellenbosch, Tygerberg, South Africa
Br J Psychiatry 178:373-7. 2001BACKGROUND: The impact on individual survivors of human rights abuses of testifying before South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) has not been established...
- The evolving field of health and human rights: issues and methodsStephen P Marks
J Law Med Ethics 30:739-54. 2002
- Human rights and wrongs: could health impact assessment help?Eileen O'Keefe
University of North London
J Law Med Ethics 30:734-8. 2002
- Building a human rights framework for workers' compensation in the United States: opening the debate on first principlesJeffrey A Hilgert
School of Industrial Relations, Universite de Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Am J Ind Med 55:506-18. 2012This article introduces the idea of human rights to the topic of workers' compensation in the United States...
- Reproductive health and human rightsK Yanda
Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
Int J Gynaecol Obstet 82:275-83. 2003Reproductive health programs should adopt an approach based on human rights at the levels of clinical management as well as national policy, especially those programs responsible for abortion and post-abortion care...
- Perceptions about human rights, sexual and reproductive health services by internally displaced persons in northern UgandaC G Orach
Makerere University School of Public Health MUSPH, Department of Community Health and Behavioural Sciences, Kampala, Uganda ac ug
Afr Health Sci 9:S72-80. 2009..This study explores women and men IDPs' perceptions of their access to information about rights, access to health services and gender-based violence...
- Mexico's northern border conflict: collateral damage to health and human rights of vulnerable groupsLeo Beletsky
Department of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine, La Jolla, California, USA
Rev Panam Salud Publica 31:403-10. 2012To compare distributions of human rights violations and disease risk; to juxtapose these patterns against demographic and structural environmental variables, and to formulate implications for structural interventions.
- Human rights, politics, and reviews of research ethicsChris Beyrer
Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore MD, USA
Lancet 360:246-51. 2002Although the human rights movement and the sphere of research ethics have overlapping principles and goals, there has been little attempt to incorporate external political and human rights contexts into research ethics codes or ethics ..
- Bioethics and health and human rights: a critical viewD Benatar
Philosophy Department, University of Cape Town, Private Bag, Rondebosch 7701, South Africa
J Med Ethics 32:17-20. 2006..These are the fields of bioethics and of health and human rights. In this critical review of these fields, the author argues that bioethics, partly because it has been ..
- "Opt-out" testing for HIV in Africa: a cautionJoanne Csete
Lancet 363:493-4. 2004
- Caring for detained asylum seekers, human rights and bioethicsDeborah Zion
Aust N Z J Public Health 28:510-2. 2004
- Human rights and health: challenges for training nurses in South AfricaL London
Health and Human Rights Programme, School of Public Health and Family Medicine, University of Cape Town, Health Sciences Faculty, Cape Town, South Africa
Curationis 31:5-18. 2008The need for health professionals to address their human rights obligations has emerged in the last decade both internationally as well as nationally following the findings of South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission...
- Harm reduction, HIV/AIDS, and the human rights challenge to global drug control policyRichard Elliott
Canadian HIV AIDS Legal Network
Health Hum Rights 8:104-38. 2005..At the same time, HIV/AIDS has catalyzed the "health and human rights movement" to articulate legal and policy responses that both represent sound public health policy and fulfill ..
- Neurobehavioural methods, effects and prevention: workers' human rights are why the field matters for developing countriesL London
Occupational and Environmental Health Research Unit, School of Public Health and Family Medicine, University of Cape Town Health Sciences Faculty, Anzio Rd, Observatory, Cape Town 7925, South Africa
Neurotoxicology 30:1135-43. 2009..Placing the problem in a human rights context enables researchers and scientists in developing countries to make a strong case for why the field of ..
- [Access to health care for undocumented immigrants. Rights and practice]Anne Rytter Hansen
Københavns Universitet, Institut for Folkesundhedsvidenskab, Afdeling for Sundhedstjenesteforskning
Ugeskr Laeger 168:3011-3. 2006..In practice, undocumented immigrants in Denmark are able to receive more than emergency health care through unofficial networks of health care providers...
- Health care access for refugees and immigrants with precarious status: public health and human right challengesCecile Rousseau
Division of Social and Transcultural Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, Montreal, QC
Can J Public Health 99:290-2. 2008..Beyond the commitment of individual clinicians, Canadian medical associations should take an advocacy role and scrutinize the ethical and medical implications of the present system...
- Biosamples, genomics, and human rights: context and content of Iceland's Biobanks ActD E Winickoff
Harvard Law School, USA
J Biolaw Bus 4:11-7. 2001..human DNA sampling and collection has accelerated without the development of enforceable rules protecting the human rights of donors...
- Human rights and universal access for men who have sex with men and people who inject drugs: a qualitative analysis of the 2010 UNGASS narrative country progress reportsAsha Persson
National Centre in HIV Social Research, Robert Webster Building, Level 2, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
Soc Sci Med 73:467-74. 2011All UN member states have endorsed a commitment to protect human rights in the global fight against HIV and to ensure universal access to HIV prevention, treatment, care, and support...
- Brazil and access to HIV/AIDS drugs: a question of human rights and public healthJane Galvao
Institute for Global Health, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Am J Public Health 95:1110-6. 2005I explore the relationship between public health and human rights by examining the Brazilian government's policy of free and universal access to anti-retroviral medicines for people with HIV/AIDS...
- Ensuring sexual and reproductive health for people living with HIV: an overview of key human rights, policy and health systems issuesSofia Gruskin
Program on International Health and Human Rights, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
Reprod Health Matters 15:4-26. 2007..sexual and reproductive health services that help them realise their reproductive goals, while ensuring their human rights. A dynamic relationship exists between the manner in which health services and programmes are delivered, and ..
- Pain management: a fundamental human rightFrank Brennan
Department of Palliative Care, Calvary Hospital, Kogarah, NSW, Australia
Anesth Analg 105:205-21. 2007....
- A population-based assessment of human rights abuses committed against ethnic Albanian refugees from KosovoV Iacopino
Vincent Iacopino and Doug Ford are with Physicians for Human Rights, Boston, Mass, USA
Am J Public Health 91:2013-8. 2001This study assessed patterns of displacement and human rights abuses among Kosovar refugees in Macedonia and Albania.
- Human rights and the national interest: migrants, healthcare and social justicePhillip Cole
Middlesex University, Trent Park, Bramley Road, London N14 4YZ, UK
J Med Ethics 33:269-72. 2007..The exclusion of migrants of any status from any welfare system cannot be ethically justified because the distinction between citizens and migrants cannot be an ethical one...
- Surveillance: The Ethics of Public Health ReportingRonald Bayer; Fiscal Year: 2004..The project will inform discussion of the ethics of public health surveillance and contribute to the development of public policy sensitive to privacy and confidentiality as well as the demands of research and public health. ..
- Religious responses to HIV/AIDS in BrazilRichard Parker; Fiscal Year: 2009..The extensive and in depth fieldwork is necessary given the scope of the project and its goal of assessing the role of religious organizations in the country's mobilization in response to AIDS. ..
- Risks for HIV and STIs among Moscow Sex WorkersChris Beyrer; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- Economic Evaluation of Addiction ServicesJENNIFER RUGER; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Incidence, risk factors, and consequences of neonatal hypothermia in NepalLUKE MULLANY; Fiscal Year: 2008..Examination of alternate cutoffs for defining hypothermia severity may improve design of low-cost technologies for identification and subsequent management of hypothermic infants in the community. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- High Throughput Screen for Novel Inhibitors of Platelet Integrin alphaIIb-beta3Barry Coller; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Linking Federal and State Data to Study the Economic Effects of Workplace InjuryLESLIE BODEN; Fiscal Year: 2009....
- Clinical Versus Experiential Views of Genetic DisabilityCAROL GILL; Fiscal Year: 2005....
- CHILDREN IN HISPANIC FAMILIES EXPERIENCING A TEEN BIRTHPatricia East; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- AIDS Diarrhea and Antiretroviral Drug AbsorptionDaniel Fitzgerald; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- MECHANISMS OF ENZYMIC AND HYDRIDE TRANSFERSGregory Petsko; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- Health disparities and aging in societies in transitionMichael Marmot; Fiscal Year: 2008..Analyses will examine cross-sectional outcomes, changes in health and functioning between the baseline and Wave II, and incidence of CVD and mortality since the baseline. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Psychosocial Intervention in HIV-Affected Children in HaitiJoia Mukherjee; Fiscal Year: 2006..Lastly, a group intervention for HIV affected children will be piloted to generate preliminary data for a larger, R01 study designed to prevent poor outcomes in HlV-affected children. ..
- Exploring Community:AIDS Volunteerism and Client HealthALLEN OMOTO; Fiscal Year: 2005....
- Mechanisms for Relations of Domestic Violence to Poor Maternal and Infant HealthJay Silverman; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Development of the Partner Violence Perpetration Among *Jay Silverman; Fiscal Year: 2006..This comparison will be vital to determining whether the risk and protective factors identified are relevant to present interventions for men who batter their female partners. ..
- CORRELATES OF HIV-1 PROTECTIONPhyllis Kanki; Fiscal Year: 2004..4. We will determine the profile of beta chemokine message and protein in the evaluated HIV-2 infected women and study the association of beta chemokines with in vivo protection from HIV-1 infection. ..
- Computer-Based Technology & Caregiving for Older AdultsRUSSELL MORGAN; Fiscal Year: 2003..Outcomes of the conference will include a compendium of the state of the art in computer-based technologies for care giving, as well as conference proceedings and a journal article. ..
- HIV-2--A MODEL OF HIV PRIMARY INFECTIONPhyllis Kanki; Fiscal Year: 2002..The identification of temporal, qualitative, and quantitative aspects of these immune responses should contribute to out growing understanding of the determinants of HIV pathogenicity. ..
- Family Health After Predictive HD TestingJanet Williams; Fiscal Year: 2004..This study will document the health care needs of family members of persons who receive a positive result from presymptomatic gene testing for an inherited degenerative neurologic disease. ..
- Does Girl Talk-2 Work in the Juvenile Justice System?Patricia Kelly; Fiscal Year: 2004..The collaboration between a school of nursing and a local juvenile probation department provides a unique opportunity to implement and evaluate a community-centered STD/HIV prevention intervention. ..
- HEALTH DISPARITIES AMONG HEALTHCARE WORKERSCraig Slatin; Fiscal Year: 2004..This setting will hopefully provide an adequate multidimensional range of factors to permit a meaningful examination of physical and social/behavioral risks and the complex pathways that produce disparities in population health status. ..
- INCREASING TREATMENT ADHERENCE THROUGH SOCIAL ENGAGEMENTLarry Davidson; Fiscal Year: 2004....
- VICTIMIZATION AND MENTAL HEALTH AMONG HIGH RISK YOUTHSANTHONY D AUGELLI; Fiscal Year: 2003..from those who develop mental health problems? 5) What characteristics of youths-especially their victimization history, pre-existing psychiatric disorders, and suicidality history--relate to high risk for future suicide attempts? ..
- NURSING CDROM ON ETHICAL ISSUES OF GENETIC TESTINGJanet Williams; Fiscal Year: 2002..Increased knowledge of ethical aspects of genetic testing will enable professional nurses to incorporate this knowledge into their professional nursing roles. ..
- Novel On-line Education in Protection of Human SubjectsBarry Coller; Fiscal Year: 2003..Questionnaires for researchers and data queries of the educational system will be designed to conduct research describing the impact of the training program on trainees and investigators. ..
- Culturally Responsive Person-Centered Care for PsychosisLarry Davidson; Fiscal Year: 2008..If successful in the state of Connecticut, the project will offer a model that then can be replicated throughout the country to enhance care for this historically underserved population. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Effects of Adolescent Identity upon Parental Mental HealthMICHAEL LASALA; Fiscal Year: 2003..abstract_text> ..
- Bringing Men into HIV Prevention in ChileLilian M Ferrer; Fiscal Year: 2010..The intervention is low-cost, uses existing infrastructure, and includes careful process evaluation. If the intervention is effective, it can be disseminated for men throughout Chile. ..
- The Long-Term Psychosocial and Economic Impact of Explosive Remnants of WarJennifer Leaning; Fiscal Year: 2008..However, security issues will determine the ultimate research sites in Columbia. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Perceived smoking risk: integrating science, law, policyBrion Fox; Fiscal Year: 2006..The above goals are consistent with the intent of the K07, which is to provide an opportunity for promising individuals who wish to become independent investigators in cancer prevention. ..
- HIV-2 CELLULAR IMMUNITY CROSS-REACTIVE WITH HIV-1Phyllis Kanki; Fiscal Year: 2003..Not only will these studies provide new information on the breadth and cross-reactivity of the HIV-2 cellular immune responses, but we also hope to correlate such responses with HIV-1 protection in vivo. ..
- Capture-Recapture Estimates of Workplace Injury RatesLESLIE BODEN; Fiscal Year: 2004....
- AREA-BASED SOCIOECONOMIC MEASURES FOR HEALTH DATANancy Krieger; Fiscal Year: 2003....
- Breast Cancer After The Women?s Health Initiative Study: Declining Incidence?Nancy Krieger; Fiscal Year: 2008..The knowledge gained will lead to new insights about the causes of breast cancer and ways its incidence can be reduced. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Community-Based Correlates of Adolescent Substance UseKathy Sanders Phillips; Fiscal Year: 2003....
- CHANGES IN HEALTH: SOCIO-ECONOMIC STATUS AND PATHWAYSMichael Marmot; Fiscal Year: 2008..Fortypespecifications,see instructions onpage 6.) RESEARCHGRANT TABLE OF CONTENTS PageNumbers FacePage 1 description, ..
- Familias En Accion: Educating & Changing CommunitiesPatricia Kelly; Fiscal Year: 2008..This collaboration between the nurse-researcher, the multidisciplinary research team, and the targeted community provides an important venue for the dissemination of nursing knowledge and praxis in a Mexican-American community. ..
- Efficacy of HIV Posttest Support for ANC in South AfricaSuzanne Maman; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- CHILDREN'S REASONING ABOUT NATURAL AND INTENTIONAL CAUSECHARLES KALISH; Fiscal Year: 2003..Causal reasoning strategies may be both sources of error and possible frameworks for understanding elaborated scientific content. ..
- Racial Discrimination and Risk of Chronic DiseaseNancy Krieger; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- HBCU RESEARCH SCIENTIST AWARDKathy Sanders Phillips; Fiscal Year: 2007..The Principal Investigator of this project is the Interim Dean of the School of Education. ..
- Bilirubin-induced Auditory Neuropathy in PretermsSANJIV AMIN; Fiscal Year: 2008..abstract_text> ..
- Race & Breast Cancer Estrogen Receptor Status: Impact of Class and Missing DataNancy Krieger; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Geocoding, Census Data & Social Disparities in HealthNancy Krieger; Fiscal Year: 2005....
- Socioeconomic Trends in Breast Cancer IncidenceNancy Krieger; Fiscal Year: 2005..Results of this investigation will provide new insights into social determinants of and secular changes in breast cancer incidence, with implications for breast cancer surveillance, screening and control. ..
- NEWBORN GENETIC SCREENING:FOR WHOSE BENEFIT?Lainie Ross; Fiscal Year: 2005..OUTCOMES: The major outcomes will be a series of peer-reviewed articles and a full-length book entitled Newborn Genetic Screening: In whose Interest? For whose Benefit? ..