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Misplaced enthusiasm with neglect of Human Rights - Beneficence is not enough.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Criminal behaviour and mental health : CBMH [Crim Behav Ment Health] 2021 Jun; Vol. 31 (3), pp. 156-161. Date of Electronic Publication: 2021 May 25.

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Abstract: Background: Oak Ridge, a unit for "criminally insane" male patients at Penetanguishene in Ontario, Canada opened in1965 and provided an experimental system of treatment whereby patients looked after other in a strictly controlled and harsh environment....

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The "problem" of health: An analysis of health care provision in Canada's federal prisons.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Health (London, England : 1997) [Health (London)] 2021 Jan; Vol. 25 (1), pp. 3-20. Date of Electronic Publication: 2019 May 06.

Abstract: The United Nations states that prisoners should enjoy the same standards of health care that are available in the community. Despite this, persons in prison experience barriers to care and face unique health challenges. Given the ways in which prisons ...

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Harm Reduction Works: Evidence and Inclusion in Drug Policy and Advocacy.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Health care analysis : HCA : journal of health philosophy and policy [Health Care Anal] 2020 Dec; Vol. 28 (4), pp. 404-414. Date of Electronic Publication: 2020 Oct 20.

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Abstract: One of harm reduction's most salient features is its pragmatism. Harm reduction purports to distinguish itself from dominant prohibitionist and abstinence-based policy paradigms by being grounded in what is realistic, in contrast with the moralism or p...

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Human rights, public health and COVID-19 in Canada.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Canadian journal of public health = Revue canadienne de sante publique [Can J Public Health] 2020 Dec; Vol. 111 (6), pp. 975-979. Date of Electronic Publication: 2020 Sep 24.

Abstract: Faced with the extraordinary global public health crisis of COVID-19, governments across Canada must decide, often with limited and imperfect evidence, how to implement measures to reduce its spread. Drawing on a health and human rights framework, this...

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Applying an Indigenous and gender-based lens to the exploration of public health and human rights implications of COVID-19 in Canadian correctional facilities.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Canadian journal of public health = Revue canadienne de sante publique [Can J Public Health] 2020 Dec; Vol. 111 (6), pp. 971-974. Date of Electronic Publication: 2020 Oct 19.

Abstract: Due to overcrowding and subsequent unavoidable close contact, poor ventilation, and decreased hygiene standards and healthcare services as compared with in the community setting, the prison environment is highly conducive to the transmission of infecti...

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A Health-Based Case against Canadian Arms Transfers to Saudi Arabia.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Health and human rights [Health Hum Rights] 2020 Dec; Vol. 22 (2), pp. 243-255.

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Abstract: Under the Arms Trade Treaty, state parties must assess the extent to which the export of conventional arms might contribute to, inter alia , serious violations of human rights or international humanitarian law. The stated aims of Canada's arms export l...

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Nothing about us without us in writing: aligning the editorial policies of the Canadian Journal of Public Health with the inherent rights of Indigenous Peoples.

Publication Type: Editorial & Opinion

Source(s): Canadian journal of public health = Revue canadienne de sante publique [Can J Public Health] 2020 Dec; Vol. 111 (6), pp. 822-825.

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Child marriage in Canada: A systematic review.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): PloS one [PLoS One] 2020 Mar 03; Vol. 15 (3), pp. e0229676. Date of Electronic Publication: 2020 Mar 03 (Print Publication: 2020).

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Abstract: Child marriage, defined by the United Nations as marriage before the age of 18, is considered a violation of human rights with negative consequences for girls' health. We systematically reviewed existing academic literature and news media to learn what...

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Canada, cannabis and the relationship between UN child rights and drug control treaties.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): The International journal on drug policy [Int J Drug Policy] 2019 Sep; Vol. 71, pp. 29-35. Date of Electronic Publication: 2019 Jun 11.

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Abstract: Article 33 of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child requires States to take appropriate measures to protect children from illicit drugs 'as defined in the relevant international treaties'. Those treaties are the UN drugs conventions. Following c...

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Developing Data Governance Agreements with Indigenous Communities in Canada: Toward Equitable Tuberculosis Programming, Research, and Reconciliation.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Health and human rights [Health Hum Rights] 2022 Jun; Vol. 24 (1), pp. 21-33.

Abstract: Indigenous rights to self-determination and data sovereignty support Indigenous-led data governance, which, when adequately resourced, can act as a catalyst for Indigenous-led strategic planning and decision-making in public health research and program...

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