Right to Health Wiki

The Right to Health Wiki was developed by IFHHRO to inform health workers about the right to health. Therefore, this Wiki presents the most essential information in short and to-the-point pages with links to more detailed information. All with the intention to stimulate not only health workers but also others to use it, to contribute to it, and to bring a rights-based approach to health into practice.

The Wiki is divided in four main parts:

  1. Health as a human right – all the basics you should know

  2. Health and human rights by theme – addressing different health themes

  3. Health and human rights by country – information about the health situation by country

  4. Health and human rights education – resources and training materials

Latest News

  • India: Human rights course for community health workers in Bihar

    educationOver 4,000 community health workers in the Indian State of Bihar will be trained in human rights by the National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS). This course was an initiative of the Ministry of Human Resource Development and Amnesty International India. The three-month 'Self-Learning Human Rights Certificate Course' aims to promote human rights values and principles of equality, dignity, inclusion, non-discrimination and participation in the public through community health workers.

     
  • Ethical issues in tuberculosis control

    careOn the occasion of World TB Day 2017 (24 March), the World Health Organization launched new tuberculosis (TB) ethics guidelines to help ensure that countries implementing the End TB Strategy adhere to sound ethical standards to protect the rights of all those affected.