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Global health law

Author: Lawrence O Gostin
Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2014. ©2014
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Despite global progress, staggering health inequalities between rich and poor raise basic questions of social justice. Defining the field of global health law, Lawrence Gostin drives home the need for effective governance and offers a blueprint for reform, based on the principle that the opportunity to live a healthy life is a basic human right.
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Gostin, Lawrence O. (Lawrence Ogalthorpe).
Global health law.
Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2014
(DLC) 2013030764
(OCoLC)854906256
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lawrence O Gostin
ISBN: 9780674369870 0674369874
OCLC Number: 871257834
Language Note: In English.
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 541 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Part 1. Failures in Global Health and Their Consequences: Health Inequities in Today's Globalized World --
part 2. Global Health Institutions --
part 3. International Law and Global Health --
part 4. On the Horizon. Global health justice: towards a transformative agenda for health equity --
Globalized health hazards: the need for collective global action --
Global health law in the broader currents of global governance for health --
Fulfilling the promise of the world health organization --
Old and new institutions: from the world bank to the global fund, GAVI alliance, and Gates foundation --
The international health regulations: responding to public health emergencies of international concern --
The Framework Convention on Tobacco Control: the global response to tobacco --
Health and human rights: human dignity, global justice, and personal security --
Global health, international trade, and intellectual property: toward a fair deal for the global south --
"Getting to zero" : scientific innovation, social mobilization, and human rights in the AIDS pandemic --
The international migration of health workers: a troubling example of global injustice --
Pandemic influenza: a case study on global health security --
The "silent" pandemic of non-communicable diseases --
Imagining global health with justice.
Responsibility: Lawrence O. Gostin.
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