Health & Human Rights

Central to IFHHRO’s work is the concept of the Right to Health. we believe that health professionals and their associations have an important role to play in the monitoring and promotion of this right.

To inform health workers about the right to health, we have developed the Right to Health Wiki, which presents the most essential information on this issue in short and to-the-point pages.

Latest News

  • Adolescents' access to sexual and reproductive health and rights

    mum babyA new publication of the Centre for Reproductive Rights analyses young people's access to sexual and reproductive health from a human rights perspective. It concludes that significant gaps remain in adolescents' knowledge about their sexual and reproductive health and rights and ability to access essential sexual and reproductive health services.

     
  • Brazil: Gaps in response to Zika virus outbreak

    mum babyIn a recent Human Rights Watch report, the organization states that Brazil has not addressed longstanding human rights problems that allowed the Zika virus outbreak to escalate. As a result, the Zika threat in Brazil remains, even though the government declared an end to the national public health emergency related to the Zika virus in May 2017.