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Public health, human rights and HIV

Dinesh Agarwal


Increasingly there is a consensus on people’s right to quality health care, including access to information and counselling services. Among the organisations which have spoken of health and human rights are the International Planned Parenthood Federation and the 1994 International Conference on Population and Development. A recent court order in Delhi banned strikes by hospital employees, citing the need to protect patient’s rights to health care. Professional organisations such as the Indian Medical Association have held continuing education programmes for their members on the rights of people in custody, on how medical professionals should respond when confronted with evidence of torture, and so on.

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