Human Rights, Health and Poverty Reduction Strategies
Health & Human Rights Publications Series, No. 5
Nonserial Publication
World Health Organization
ISBN-13    9789241563741 ISBN-10    9241563745
Order Number    11500746 Format    Paper Back
Price    CHF    30.00 / US$    36.00 Developing countries:    CHF    21.00
English     2008        73   pages
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The task of addressing poverty, health and human rights cannot be handled by any single global institution and requires rigorous interdisciplinary and coordinated action. This is why the WHO and the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) have worked together with a range of stakeholders to develop this guide. It is intended as a tool for health policymakers to design, implement and monitor a poverty reduction strategy through a human rights-based approach. It contains practical guidance and suggestions as well as good practice examples from around the world.