Our work

Our main type of activities are:

  • Facilitating internet-based groups working on member initiatives
  • Developing and conducting web-based training programmes
  • Development of policy statements, where possible in cooperation with international professional organisations and national medical associations
  • Drafting ad hoc advocacy policies
  • Offering access to information on health and human rights, through our website, newsletter, publications and Information Centre

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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.