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Dr. Shariful Islam and Enrique Maruri are now friends
Dec 14, 2010
Dr. Shariful Islam commented on Soe Lin's blog post Personal Thoughts: How a Brokering Mechanism can Function
"Dear Mr. Soe Lin, Thank you very much for your excellent article and thoughts on SSC: how a broken mechanism can function. We hope the policy makers and researchers will consider these lessons learnt and formulate new stategiess for SSC which…"
Nov 11, 2010
Dr. Shariful Islam posted a blog post

Maximizing Benefits: A Rights-Based Approach to Health

In a recent opinion piece in the Financial Times, William Easterly argued that a rights-based approach to health care would favor the agendas of the rich and powerful, leaving the poor to die of neglected diseases. He then contends that holding ourselves to such unrealistically high standards would open the floodgates for unchecked spending, “since any of us could get healthier with more care.”…See More
Nov 10, 2010
Dr. Shariful Islam commented on Dr. Shariful Islam's blog post Health Rights in Bangladesh
"Bangladesh Faces Diarrhea Outbreaks Due to Rising Temperatures, Power Outages Severe heat waves and power cuts are exacerbating the already endemic problem of diarrheal diseases in Bangladesh. The number of patients seeking treatment for diarrhea in…"
Nov 10, 2010
Dr. Shariful Islam posted a blog post

Health Rights in Bangladesh

The right to health has been widely recognized by States and international organizations as basic human rights without which sustainable human development can not be achieved. States are responsible for the progressive realization of the rights to health. The development and service pattern of the health system have negative correlation with human rights and contributed to the underdevelopment of Bangladesh. While Bangladesh has made progress in some of the indicators of health, the realization…See More
Oct 4, 2010
Dr. Shariful Islam is now a member of The South-South Opportunity
Sep 27, 2010

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Maximizing Benefits: A Rights-Based Approach to Health

Posted on November 10, 2010 at 2:49pm 0 Comments

In a recent opinion piece in the Financial Times, William Easterly argued that a rights-based approach to health care would favor the agendas of the rich and powerful, leaving the poor to die of neglected diseases. He then contends that holding ourselves to such unrealistically high standards would open the floodgates for unchecked spending, “since any of us could get healthier with more care.”…

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Health Rights in Bangladesh

Posted on October 2, 2010 at 7:05pm 1 Comment

The right to health has been widely recognized by States and international organizations as basic human rights without which sustainable human development can not be achieved. States are responsible for the progressive realization of the rights to health. The development and service pattern of the health system have negative correlation with human rights and contributed to the underdevelopment of…

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