The Right to Health Must Guide Responses to COVID-19

The right to health must guide responses to COVID-19, The Lancet (Forthcoming)

3 Pages Posted: 10 Jun 2020

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Dainius Pūras

United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Right to Health

Judith Bueno de Mesquita

University of Essex - School of Law

Luisa Cabal

UNAIDS

Allan A. Maleche

Kenya Legal and Ethical Issues Network

Benjamin Mason Meier

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Date Written: May 29, 2020

Abstract

The human right to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health provides binding normative guidance for health-care systems, broader social responses, and global solidarity.

Keywords: Right to Health, COVID-19

Suggested Citation

Pūras, Dainius and Bueno de Mesquita, Judith and Cabal, Luisa and Maleche, Allan A. and Meier, Benjamin Mason, The Right to Health Must Guide Responses to COVID-19 (May 29, 2020). The right to health must guide responses to COVID-19, The Lancet (Forthcoming), Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3615097

Dainius Pūras

United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Right to Health ( email )

Judith Bueno de Mesquita

University of Essex - School of Law ( email )

Colchester, Essex CO43SQ
United Kingdom

Luisa Cabal

UNAIDS ( email )

Geneva
Switzerland

Allan A. Maleche

Kenya Legal and Ethical Issues Network

Kenya

Benjamin Mason Meier (Contact Author)

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ( email )

CB 3435
103 Abernethy Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27599
United States
919-962-0542 (Phone)

HOME PAGE: http://bmeier.web.unc.edu/

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