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Health should be seen as a human right, global campaign says

BMJ 2005; 331 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.331.7530.1421-a (Published 15 December 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;331:1421
  1. Sophie Arie
  1. London

    A campaign backed by politicians, pop stars, and medical and religious leaders was launched last week to urge the world to recognise health as a human right on a par with the right to a fair trial or to freedom of expression.


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    “It is time for the world to come to its senses and call health a human right,” said Mary Robinson, the …

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