Category Archives: Human rights

Human rights, direitos humanos, derechos humanos, droits humains

Violence against children in Latin America and Caribbean countries: a comprehensive review of national health sector efforts in prevention and response

Authors: Andrea L. Wirtz, Carmen Alvarez, Alessandra C. Guedes, Luisa Brumana, Cecilie Modvar, Nancy Glass BMC Public Health BMC series – open, inclusive and trusted 2016 16:1006 Published online: 22 September 2016 Abstract / Resumen: Background: Violence against children (VAC) remains a global problem. The health sector has an opportunity and responsibility to be part of […]


Bridging the gaps: a global review of intersections of violence against women and violence against children

Global Health Action, vol 9 (2016) Published online: 20 June 2016 Abstract / Resumen: Background: The international community recognises violence against women (VAW) and violence against children (VAC) as global human rights and public health problems. Historically, research, programmes, and policies on these forms of violence followed parallel but distinct trajectories. Some have called for efforts […]


Brocher Summer Academy in Population-level Bioethics: Ethical Issues in Randomized Trials in Development Economics and Health Policy

Where: Brocher Foundation villa in Hermance, Switzerland
Deadline for applications: 11 March, 2016


Policy Brief: Anchoring universal health coverage in the right to health: What difference would it make?

World Health Organization


Chapter book: Moving Towards a Better Understanding of Socioeconomic Inequalities in Preventive Health Care Use: A Life Course Perspective

Sarah Missinne

In: A Life Course Perspective on Health Trajectories and Transitions. Life Course Research and Social Policies Volume 4, 2015, pp 111-131
Springer Open, 2015


Toward Universal Health Coverage and Equity in Latin America and the Caribbean: Evidence from Selected Countries

Dmytraczenko, Tania, and Almeida, Gisele, eds.


Closing the Gap: Past Performance of Health Insurance in Reducing Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Access to Care Could Be an Indication of Future Results

The Commonwealth Fund
Issue Brief, March 2015, pub. 1805, vol. 5.


Why Does Inequality Matter? From Economism to Social Integrity

Revista Mexicana de Ciencias Políticas y Sociales, v. LX, n. 223, enero-abril 2015, p. 191-208


Strengthening the protection of sexual and reproductive health and rights in the African region through human rights

Charles Ngwena, Ebenezer Durojaye
Pretoria University Law Press, 2014


From Patients to Providers: Changing the Culture in Medicine Toward Sexual and Gender Minorities

Academic Medicine, May 2015, 90(5)
First published online: 3 February 2015