Abstract – The power of community in advancing the right to health: A conversation with Anand Grover

Health and Human Rights 11/1

Published June 2009


Anand Grover was recently appointed by the UN Human Rights Council as Special Rapporteur on the right of everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health. Special Rapporteurs hold an honorary position as independent experts appointed by the Human Rights Council to examine and report on a country situation or a specific human rights theme. This interview with Mr. Grover was conducted by Alec Irwin, Co-Managing Editor of Health and Human Rights, at the XVII International AIDS Conference in Mexico City, in August 2008.