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  • Discrimination of people with leprosy

    careOn the occasion of World Leprosy Day, 25 January, the International Federation of Anti-Leprosy Associations (ILEP) has raised awareness on the continuous existence of discrimination against people affected by leprosy. According to the organisation, worldwide discrimination still exists, despite the adoption in 2010 of a resolution against it by the UN General Assembly. 

     
  • Commonwealth meeting on the right to health and universal health coverage

    conferenceLeading thinkers in the health and human rights sectors gathered at the Commonwealth Secretariat on 23 January 2015 to discuss the right to health in the context of universal health coverage. Among them was former UN Special Rapporteur on the right to health, Anand Grover.