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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.”…


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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