Foundations of Global Health & Human Rights

Foundations of Global Health & Human Rights provides a detailed understanding of the evolving relationship between global health and human rights, laying a human rights foundation for the advancement of health policies, programs, and practices. Bringing together leading academics in the field of health and human rights, this foundational text: (1) explains the norms and principles that define the field, (2) examines the methods and tools for implementing human rights to promote health, (3) applies essential human rights to leading public health threats, and (4) analyzes rising human rights challenges in a rapidly globalizing world.