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Public health & human rights : evidence-based approaches / edited by Chris Beyrer and H.F. Pizer.

  • Beyrer, Chris.
[2007], ©2007
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Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, [2007], ©2007.

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xxxv, 470 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references and index.


Health and human rights in the midst of a drug war: the Thai drug users' network / Thomas Kerr ... [et al.] -- The impact of human rights violations on health among internally displaced persons in conflict zones: Burma / Thomas J. Lee ... [et al.] -- Consequences of a stalled response: iatrogenic epidemic among blood donors in central China / Wan Yanhai and Li Xiaorong -- Women's health and women's rights: selling sex in Moscow / Julie Stachowiak and Alena Peryshkina -- Reducing harm in prisons: lessons from the United States and worldwide / Julie Samia Mair -- Using molecular tools to track epidemics and investigate human rights and disease interactions / Chris Beyrer -- Documenting the effects of trafficking in women / Cathy Zimmerman and Charlotte Watts -- Documenting sexual violence among internally displaced women: Sierra Leone / Chen Reis -- The crime of genocide: Darfur / Jennifer Leaning -- Public health research in a human rights crisis: the effects of the Thai "war on drugs" / Susan Sherman, Apinun Aramrattana, and David Celentano --
Maps in the sand: investigating health and human rights in Afghanistan and Darfur / Lynn Lawry -- Civil conflict and health information: The democratic Republic of Congo / Chris Beyrer ... [et al.] -- From human rights principles to public health practice: HIV/AIDS policy in Brazil / Varun Gauri, Chris Beyrer, and Denise Vaillancourt -- Seeing double: mapping contradictions in HIV prevention and illicit drug policy worldwide / Daniel Wolfe and Kasia Malinowska-Sempruch -- Human rights and public health ethics responding to the global HIV/AIDS pandemic / Jonathan Cohen, Nancy Kass, and Chris Beyrer -- Gender and sexual health rights: Burma / Voravit Suwanvanichkij ... [et al.] -- Advocacy strategies for affording the right to health / Holly Burkhalter.


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