Health as a fundamental right of the children: A critical analysis

Arpuda, Raju (2018) Health as a fundamental right of the children: A critical analysis. Asian Journal of Development Matters, 12 (1). pp. 186-190. ISSN 0976-4674

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Health is vitally important for every human being in the world. Health is our most important commodity. A person in bad health cannot really live life to the fullest. Health is the state of physical, mental and social well-being and does not only mean an absence of illness or disease. The right to health is closely linked to other fundamental human rights, most notably access to potable water and adequate hygiene. All children have the right to timely access to appropriate health services. This requires the establishment of a system to protect health, including access to essential medicine. The realization of the right to health implies that each country will put in place health services that are available in any circumstance, accessible to everyone, of good quality and satisfactory.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: A Arts and Humanities > Political Science
Divisions: Department of > Political Science
Depositing User: manjula User
Date Deposited: 08 Aug 2019 06:13
Last Modified: 08 Aug 2019 06:13

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