Health and Human Rights – Volume 18, Issue 1, June 2016 :: Special Section: Tuberculosis and the Right to Health

Health and Human Rights
Volume 18, Issue 1, June 2016

Special Section: Tuberculosis and the Right to Health
in collaboration with the International Human Rights Clinic, University of Chicago Law School
Editorial: Developing a Human Rights-Based Approach to Tuberculosis
Brian Citro, Evan Lyon, Mihir Mankad, Kiran Raj Pandey, and Camila Gianella, Guest Editors

Falling Short of the Rights to Health and Scientific Progress: Inadequate TB Drug Research and Access
Mike Frick, Ian Henry, and Erica Lessem

TB in Vulnerable Populations: The Case of an Indigenous Community in the Peruvian Amazon
Camila Gianella, César Ugarte-Gil, Godofredo Caro, Rula Aylas, César Castro, and Claudia Lema

Double Standards in Global Health: Medicine, Human Rights Law, and Multidrug-Resistant TB Treatment Policy
Thomas Nicholson, Catherine Admay, Aaron Shakow, and Salmaan Keshavjee


Perspective Essays on TB and the Right to Health
Petition 329: A Legal Challenge to the Involuntary Confinement of TB Patients in Kenyan Prisons
Allan Maleche and Nerima Were


General Papers
An Independent Review and Accountability Mechanism for the Sustainable Development Goals: The Possibilities of a Framework Convention on Global Health
Eric A. Friedman

Essential Medicines in National Constitutions: Progress Since 2008
S. Katrina Perehudoff, Brigit Toebes, and Hans Hogerzeil

Human Trafficking Identification and Service Provision in the Medical and Social Service Sectors
Corinne Schwarz, Erik Unruh, Katie Cronin, Sarah Evans-Simpson, Hannah Britton, and Megha Ramaswamy

Indigenous Child Health in Brazil: The Evaluation of Impacts as a Human Rights Issue
Anna R. Coates, Sandra del Pino Marchito, and Bernardino Vitoy

Assessing and Improving Children’s Rights in Hospitals: Case Studies from Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, and Moldova
Ana Isabel Fernandes Guerreiro, Aigul Kuttumuratova, Kubanychbek Monolbaev, Larisa Boderscova, Zulfiya Pirova, and Martin W. Weber

Human Rights-Based Approaches to Mental Health: A Review of Programs
Sebastian Porsdam Mann, Valerie J. Bradley, and Barbara J. Sahakian


Perspective Essays
Medical Hostages: Detention of Women and Babies in Hospitals
Delan Devakumar and Rob Yates