Volume 18, Issue 1, June 2016


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Photo credit: Mehak Sethi

Table of Contents

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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
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Falling Short of the Rights to Health and Scientific Progress: Inadequate TB Drug Research and Access
Mike Frick, Ian Henry, and Erica Lessem
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Multidrug-Resistant TB: Implementing the Right to Health through the Right to Enjoy the Benefits of Scientific Progress
Leslie London, Helen Cox, and Fons Coomans
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Detention of People Lost to Follow-Up on TB Treatment in Kenya: The Need for Human Rights-Based Alternatives
Gitau Mburu, Enrique Restoy, Evaline Kibuchi, Paula Holland, and Anthony D. Harries
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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
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Litigation as TB Rights Advocacy: A New Delhi Case Study
Kerry McBroom
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Double Standards in Global Health: Medicine, Human Rights Law, and Multidrug-Resistant TB Treatment Policy
Thomas Nicholson, Catherine Admay, Aaron Shakow, and Salmaan Keshavjee
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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
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Rights-Based TB Programs for Migrants and Prisoners Needed in North Korea
Sandra Fahy
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General Papers

 

Biosocial Approaches to the 2013-2016 Ebola Pandemic
Eugene T. Richardson, Mohamed Bailor Barrie, J. Daniel Kelly, Yusupha Dibba, Songor Koedoyoma, and Paul E. Farmer
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An Independent Review and Accountability Mechanism for the Sustainable Development Goals: The Possibilities of a Framework Convention on Global Health
Eric A. Friedman
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Essential Medicines in National Constitutions: Progress Since 2008
S. Katrina Perehudoff, Brigit Toebes, and Hans Hogerzeil
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Opening the Door to Zero New HIV Infections in Closed Settings
Anna Torriente, Alexander Tadion, and Lee-Nah Hsu
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The HIV and AIDS Tribunal of Kenya: An Effective Mechanism for the Enforcement of HIV-Related Human Rights?
Patrick Michael Eba
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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
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The Paradox of Happiness: Health and Human Rights in the Kingdom of Bhutan
Benjamin Mason Meier and Averi Chakrabarti
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The Judicialization of Health and the Quest for State Accountability: Evidence from 1,262 Lawsuits for Access to Medicines in Southern Brazil
João Biehl, Mariana P. Socal, and Joseph J. Amon
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Indigenous Child Health in Brazil: The Evaluation of Impacts as a Human Rights Issue
Anna R. Coates, Sandra del Pino Marchito, and Bernardino Vitoy
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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
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Childhood Obesity and the Right to Health
Katharina Ó Cathaoir
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Human Rights-Based Approaches to Mental Health: A Review of Programs
Sebastian Porsdam Mann, Valerie J. Bradley, and Barbara J. Sahakian
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Perspective Essays 

 

Medical Hostages: Detention of Women and Babies in Hospitals
Delan Devakumar and Rob Yates
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Corruption, Proportionality, and their Challenges
Michael Kirby
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