NCD Alliance Launches Human Rights Brief

16th August 2011

The Preamble to the Constitution of the World Health Organization states, “The enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of health is one of the fundamental rights of every human being without distinction of race, religion, political belief, economic or social condition.

Prepared by the NCD Alliance Human Rights Working Group, this briefing paper covers the issue of implementation for prevention, the right to essential medicines and technologies for NCDs, vulnerable populations, monitoring and reporting. Furthermore, 10 key recommendations are outlined.

To access the 4-page briefing, please click under 'Related Files' below.

This paper is a summary of a longer in-depth paper, which is also available for download here.