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Threats to human health: Right to health vs other human rights

Abdullah, Nor Anita (2014) Threats to human health: Right to health vs other human rights. In: UUM International Conference on Governance 2014 (ICG), 29th - 30th November 2014, Flamingo Hotel By The Beach, Pulau Pinang.

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A right to secure a good health is a basic human right in the WHO constitution.In fact, right to good health is a standard of life to which all individuals are entitled.In the case of the occurring infectious diseases, people have been exposed to the serious public health threats.The threat presents significant risks not only to the security but also to the public health.Thus, this paper aims to identify the right to health towards the emergence issues in the context of the public health.As humans have right to the resources necessary for health, therefore, is the right to be protected is a part of the right to secure a good health when it comes to the threat of health? This paper attempts to simplify the situation in the sense of the emergence of the threats to human health, to identify the international instruments with regard to the protection of human health and to find the link between right to health and other human rights and their impacts.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: ISBN NO: 978-983-2078-95-1 Organizers: Institute for Governance and Innovation Studies (IGIS), College of Law, Government and International Studies (UUM COLGIS) and University of Muhammadiyah Malang, Indonesia
Uncontrolled Keywords: right, health, public health, infectious diseases.
Subjects: R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
Divisions: College of Law, Government and International Studies
Depositing User: Dr Nor Anita Abdullah
Date Deposited: 25 Jan 2015 01:53
Last Modified: 25 Jan 2015 01:53

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