A human rights approach to quality of life and health: Applications to public health programming [Spanish]

We post here the original Spanish text of Dr. Armando De Negri Filho’s contribution to this issue of Health and Human Rights, titled, “El enfoque de los derechos humanos en calidad de vida y salud y su aplicación en la reestructuración programática y la reorganización de los servicios: reflexiones alrededor de una estrategia de aplicación:” El enfoque de la salud como un derecho humano fundamental tiene un impacto profundo en…

We couldn’t have done it without them!

Olga Shevchenko and Renée C. Fox write: From the inception of our joint fieldwork in Moscow, and throughout the drafting of this article based upon it, we repeatedly said to one another, “I couldn’t have done this without you!” More than our reciprocal enjoyment in working together was expressed in this recurrent exclamation. It also contained our mutual recognition and appreciation of the distinctive contribution that each of us made…

Building the “Knowledge Commons”

Gavin Yamey writes: Something profoundly important has happened to the journal you are reading. For a start, you no longer have to pay a subscription to read it, which means that anyone in the world who can access the Internet will be able to benefit from its scholarship.The journal will, as a result, reach new audiences: patients, non-governmental organizations, teachers, students, health policymakers, and others.What’s more, the articles are now…