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There is much said in popular discussions about the existence of rights to health care. Among the 23 rights listed in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights of the United Nations is a right to a standard of living sufficient for adequate medical care (Article 25). The significance of such a right is difficult to express in the concrete with regard to the whole world. This symposium says almost nothing about the sense of such broad claims to rights, but rather addresses how such rights could be realized. In this it offers a useful and detailed account of what it
Human Rights in Health.. Ann Intern Med. ;82:436–437. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-82-3-436_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1975;82(3):436-437.
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