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Whether you have your own website or not, please send us your news, documents and conference announcements, and we will upload them on ours. A selection of new postings will be distributed monthly to the list of subscribers to our e-newsletter.

 

Our criteria for placement on the IFHHRO website are:

 

  1. Your organisation is involved in health and/or human rights work. 

    2.   The information is about one of the following issues:

 

  • Human rights violations in the health care sector, e.g., discrimination of certain categories of people, refusal of treatment to which one is eligble, unethical conduct of medical personnel
  • Complicity of medical staff in human rights violations, e.g., in prisons
  • Human rights analysis of health policy
  • Shadow reports of NGOs with a health and human rights component
  • Activities of health workers and their organisations to document human rights violations, to investigate, promote or use the Right to Health, to provide information or education on the relationship between health and human rights, etc.
  • Activities of human rights organisations with a health and human rights component
  • Other health and human rights topics.

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Latest News

  • Health professionals unethical involvement in CIA torture programme

    complicityAccording to a new report released today by Physicians for Human Rights (PHR), recently declassified documents confirm that the CIA conducted experimental research to test an unsupported hypothesis that torture could break the resistance of detainees and aid interrogation. It confirms that health workers were involved in illegal and unethical experiments to define the thresholds of pain and suffering of the torture subjects.

     
  • USA: Drug courts fail to provide adequeate treatment to drug users

    drugaddictionIn the report Neither Justice nor Treatment, Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) states that drug courts in the United States struggle to meet medical and human rights standards. According to the researchers, drug courts – designed to reduce incarceration and provide necessary treatment – routinely fail to provide adequate, medically-sound treatment for substance use disorders.