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Public health and human rights : evidence-based approaches

Autor: Chris Beyrer; Hank Pizer
Editora: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2007.
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Human rights violations are underlying causes of adverse health outcomes for vulnerable people and populations around the world. Public Health and Human Rights provides critical, evidence-based assessments and tools with which to investigate the role of rights abrogation in the health of populations -- from repressive laws to social discord, gender-based violence, human trafficking, and violations in conflict.  Ler mais...
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Gênero/Forma: Cross-cultural studies
Tipo de Material: Recurso Internet
Tipo de Documento: Livro, Recurso Internet
Todos os Autores / Contribuintes: Chris Beyrer; Hank Pizer
ISBN: 9780801886461 0801886465 9780801886478 0801886473
Número OCLC: 76871485
Descrição: xxxv, 470 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Conteúdos: Health and human rights in the midst of a drug war : the Thai drug users' network / Thomas Kerr ... [et al.] --
The impact of human rights violations on health among internally displaced persons in conflict zones : Burma / Thomas J. Lee ... [et al.] --
Consequences of a stalled response : iatrogenic epidemic among blood donors in central China / Wan Yanhai and Li Xiaorong --
Women's health and women's rights : selling sex in Moscow / Julie Stachowiak and Alena Peryshkina --
Reducing harm in prisons : lessons from the United States and worldwide / Julie Samia Mair --
Using molecular tools to track epidemics and investigate human rights and disease interactions / Chris Beyrer --
Documenting the effects of trafficking in women / Cathy Zimmerman and Charlotte Watts --
Documenting sexual violence among internally displaced women : Sierra Leone / Chen Reis --
The crime of genocide : Darfur / Jennifer Leaning --
Public health research in a human rights crisis : the effects of the Thai "war on drugs" / Susan Sherman, Apinun Aramrattana, and David Celentano --
Maps in the sand : investigating health and human rights in Afghanistan and Darfur / Lynn Lawry --
Civil conflict and health information : The democratic Republic of Congo / Chris Beyrer ... [et al.] --
From human rights principles to public health practice : HIV/AIDS policy in Brazil / Varun Gauri, Chris Beyrer, and Denise Vaillancourt --
Seeing double : mapping contradictions in HIV prevention and illicit drug policy worldwide / Daniel Wolfe and Kasia Malinowska-Sempruch --
Human rights and public health ethics responding to the global HIV/AIDS pandemic / Jonathan Cohen, Nancy Kass, and Chris Beyrer --
Gender and sexual health rights : Burma / Voravit Suwanvanichkij ... [et al.] --
Advocacy strategies for affording the right to health / Holly Burkhalter.
Responsabilidade: edited by Chris Beyrer and H.F. Pizer.
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Human rights violations are underlying causes of adverse health outcomes for vulnerable people and populations around the world. This book provides evidence-based assessments and tools with which to  Ler mais...

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