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RIGHT TO HEALTH – NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVES:

RIGHT TO HEALTH – NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVES By Mr. Vivek Y. Dhupdale Assistant Professor, Department of Law, Shivaji University, Kolhapur

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Right to Health – Human Right

Synopsis:

Synopsis Introduction Right to Health - Meaning Provisions of United Nations Human Rights Instruments Right to Health in General Health Right of women Health Care of Children Right to health of Mentally Retarded Person Right to Health of Disabled Person Prisoner’s Right to Health

Synopsis:

Synopsis The Protection of the Right to Health of certain Vulnerable Group Health of Elderly People Health of working population Health problems of infants, young children, adolescent, women and disabled Right to Health: An Indian Perspective Conclusion

“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.”:

“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.” The Preamble to the Constitution of the World Health Organisation (WHO)

“Everyone has the right to a standard of living adequate for the health and well-being of himself and of his family, including food, clothing, housing and medical care…”:

“Everyone has the right to a standard of living adequate for the health and well-being of himself and of his family, including food, clothing, housing and medical care…” Article 25 – Universal Declarations of Human Rights

Introduction:

Introduction WHO is the principal organisation which is concerned with the public health. Health for All in WHO means and covers the provisions of care throughout the entire life of each individual from conception to death. This means that every individual has a right to health and care throughout his life and to live in an environment supportive of health. There is a close co-operation between the United Nations and WHO in the matter of Right to health.

The Right to Health - Meaning :

The Right to Health - Meaning “ The right to health does not mean the right to be healthy, nor does it mean poor governments must put in place expensive health services for they have no resources. But it does require authorities put in place policies and action plans which lead to available and accessible health care for all in the shortest possible time . To ensure that this happens is the challenge facing both the human rights community and public health professionals.” UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Mary Robinson

Provisions of United Nations Human Rights Instruments:

Provisions of United Nations Human Rights Instruments Right Health in General: Article 12 – of the International Convention on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights provides that right to enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health is recognised by every State Party to the Covenant and they are under an obligation to take following necessary steps for the full realisation of this right- To make provisions for the reduction of still-birth rate and of the infant mortality and for the healthy development of the child. To take steps for improvement of all aspects of environmental and industrial hygiene, To Take steps for prevention, treatment and control of epidemic, endemic, occupational and other diseases, The creation of condition which would ensure to all medical service and medical attention in the event of sickness.

Health Right of Women:

Health Right of Women

Health right of women:

Health right of women Article 12 of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women enjoins the State Parties: To Take all appropriate measures to eliminate discrimination against women in the field of health and care services To ensue appropriate services in connection with pregnancy, confinement, and the postnatal period, granting free service where necessary and adequate nutrition during pregnancy.

Health Right of Children:

Health Right of Children

Health Care of Children:

Health Care of Children The States Parties to the Convention on the Right of Child are under an obligation to ensure that no child is deprived of his/her right to access to health care services” The Convention of the Right of Child, Article 24 Para.1 .

Health Care of Children:

Health Care of Children The States Parties are required to purse full implementation of this right and to take appropriate measures: Diminish infant and child mortality. Ensure necessary medical assistance, and health care to all children and develop primary health centre; Combat disease and malnutrition, including the application of technology to supply nutritious foods and clean drinking water. Ensure pre-natal and post-natal health care for mothers.

Health Care of Children:

Health Care of Children Ensure that parents are informed have access to education and are supported in the use of basic knowledge of child health and nutrition, the advantage of breast-feeding, hygiene and environmental sanitation and prevention of accidents; and Develop preventive health care, guidance for parents and family planning education and services.

Right to health of Mentally Retarded Person:

Right to health of Mentally Retarded Person The Mentally retarded person has a right to proper medical care and physical therapy and education, training, rehabilitation and guidance to enable him to develop his ability and maximum potential.

Right to Health of Disabled Person:

Right to Health of Disabled Person

Right to Health of Disabled Person:

Right to Health of Disabled Person Disabled persons have following rights: Medical, psychological and functional treatment; Prosthetic and orthetic applinaces; Medical and social re-habilitation, educatio, vocational training; and Rehabilitation, aid, counselling, placement services etc. This is to enable them to develop their capabilities and skills.

Prisoner’s right to health:

Prisoner’s right to health Prisoners have rights to protection of their physical and mental health and treatment of disease without any discrimination .

The Protection of the Right to Health of certain Vulnerable Group:

The Protection of the Right to Health of certain Vulnerable Group Health of Elderly People: It is designed to cover each individual's life cycle under the scheme of “health to all” of WHO. Due to increase in the number of elderly people around the world, the WHO is making efforts in the following directions: It is expanding its ageing-related research activities. Aim is to achieve successful ageing. To provide opportunities in order to promote full involvement of all ageing persons in society. Involves elimination of discriminatory practice where they exist; and Towards the successful involvement of ageing persons in society.

The Protection of the Right to Health of certain Vulnerable Group:

The Protection of the Right to Health of certain Vulnerable Group Health of working population: Healthy and safe working conditions are the basic human rights of working population. WHO includes within its programme the measures for the protection and promotion of health of the working population while at work. For this WHO has passed several resolutions requesting member states to pay particular attention to the health of workers that are exposed at the work to physical, chemical, biological and psychological risk factors .

The Protection of the Right to Health of certain Vulnerable Group:

The Protection of the Right to Health of certain Vulnerable Group Health problems of infants, young children, adolescent, women and disabled: WHO is making efforts to promote appropriate infant and young child nutrition. It has requested member states to give appropriate priority to the health needs of adolescents and youth. To make use of technology for the prevention of disability and for rehabilitation of disabled persons. Promotes research in this field.

Right to Health – An Indian Perspective:

Right to Health – An Indian Perspective Art. 47 of the Constitution requires the State to raise the level of nutrition, and the standard of living of its people and improve public health. In addition, the State is obliged to prohibit the consumption of intoxicating drinks and drugs which are injurious to health.

Conclusion:

Conclusion Every woman, man, youth and child has the human right to the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health, without discrimination of any kind. Enjoyment of the human right to health is vital to all aspects of a person's life and well-being, and is crucial to the realization of many other fundamental human rights and freedoms.

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Mr. Vivek Y. Dhupdale Assistant Professor, Department of Law, Shivaji University, Kolhapur Email: [email protected]

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