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Specific Measures Required to Secure the Right to Health

John Tobin

in The Right to Health in International Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199603299
eISBN:
9780191731662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199603299.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The formulation of the right to health in international law lists a series of explicit measures that states must pursue in order to secure the full implementation of this right. These measures, which ... More


The Big Squeeze: A Social and Political History of the Controversial Mammogram

Handel Reynolds

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450938
eISBN:
9780801466007
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450938.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

In 2009, an influential panel of medical experts ignited a controversy when they recommended that most women should not begin routine mammograms to screen for breast cancer until the age of fifty, ... More


Cleaning Up

Dan Zuberi

in Cleaning Up: How Hospital Outsourcing Is Hurting Workers and Endangering Patients

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450723
eISBN:
9780801469824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450723.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This concluding chapter suggests measures for hospitals to reduce infection, as well as provide better economic opportunities for the working poor. Countries such as the Netherlands and Norway have ... More


Gender, Medicine, and Society in Colonial India: Women's Health Care in Nineteenth- and Early Twentieth-Century Bengal

Sujata Mukherjee

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199468225
eISBN:
9780199087426
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199468225.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History, Cultural History

This book analyses the interface between medicine and colonial society through the lens of gender. Based on hitherto unused primary sources the work traces how since almost the beginning of the ... More


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