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Integrating health technology assessment and the right to health: a qualitative content analysis of procedural values in South African judicial decisions.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Health policy and planning [Health Policy Plan] 2022 May 12; Vol. 37 (5), pp. 644-654.

Abstract:South Africa's move towards implementing National Health Insurance includes a commitment to establish a health technology assessment (HTA) body to inform health priority-setting decisions. This study sought to analyse health rights cases in South Afric...

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A legal-realist assessment of human rights, right to health and standards of healthcare in the Malawian prison system during COVID-19 state disaster measures.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):International journal of prisoner health [Int J Prison Health] 2022 Mar 18; Vol. ahead-of-print (ahead-of-print).

Abstract:Purpose: The first case of COVID-19 in the Malawi prison system was reported in July 2020. Human rights organisations raised concerns about the possibility of significant COVID-19 outbreaks and deaths in the prison system, because of the poor infrastru...

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Conflict, Complicity, and Challenges: Reflections on the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission Health Sector Hearing.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of nursing scholarship : an official publication of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing [J Nurs Scholarsh] 2019 May; Vol. 51 (3), pp. 299-307. Date of Electronic Publication: 2018 Oct 15.

Abstract:Purpose: This article describes the work of the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) in examining the role of the health sector in human rights violations in the protracted conflicts during apartheid.Organizing Construct: The enablin...

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Archbishop Desmond Tutu and the universality of health and human rights.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Lancet (London, England) [Lancet] 2022 Feb 05; Vol. 399 (10324), pp. 503-504. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Jan 28.

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A human rights-based approach to coercive public health interventions: lessons from the HIV and COVID-19 pandemics.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):African journal of AIDS research : AJAR [Afr J AIDS Res] 2022 Jul; Vol. 21 (2), pp. 123-131.

Abstract:The SARS-CoV-2 outbreak and its impact on countries across the globe has been unprecedented. The lack of pharmaceutical interventions to prevent or treat infection have left States with limited avenues to control the spread of the virus. Many countries...

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Discourse of needs versus discourse of rights: family caregivers responding to the sexuality of young South African adults with intellectual disability.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Culture, health & sexuality [Cult Health Sex] 2019 Mar; Vol. 21 (3), pp. 278-292. Date of Electronic Publication: 2018 May 30.

Abstract:Although most people with intellectual disability remain under the lifelong care and support of their families, there is a hiatus in research that explores the sexuality of people with intellectual disability within the family setting. Little is known ...

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Mining: protect the rights of local communities.

Publication Type:Editorial & Opinion

Source(s):Lancet (London, England) [Lancet] 2019 Apr 27; Vol. 393 (10182), pp. 1670.

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Using Health Committees to Promote Community Participation as a Social Determinant of the Right to Health: Lessons from Uganda and South Africa.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Health and human rights [Health Hum Rights] 2018 Dec; Vol. 20 (2), pp. 11-17.

Abstract:Community participation is not only a human right in itself but an essential underlying determinant for realizing the right to health, since it enables communities to be active and informed participants in the creation of a responsive health system tha...

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Social Solidarity, Human Rights, and Collective Action: Considerations in the Implementation of the National Health Insurance in South Africa.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Health and human rights [Health Hum Rights] 2018 Dec; Vol. 20 (2), pp. 185-196.

Abstract:Participation is recognized as an important contribution to implementing the right to health. It features as a key element of the global movement to achieve universal health coverage. The mobilization of groups into collective action is central in this...

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Missing knowledge of gendered power relations among non-governmental organisations doing right to health work: a case study from South Africa.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):BMC international health and human rights [BMC Int Health Hum Rights] 2018 Aug 30; Vol. 18 (1), pp. 33. Date of Electronic Publication: 2018 Aug 30.

Abstract:Background: Despite 20 years of democracy, South Africa still suffers from profound health inequalities. Gender roles and norms are associated with individuals' vulnerability that lead to ill-health. For instance, gender inequality influences women's a...

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