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Oxfam International

In the public interest : health, education, water and sanitation for all

> 2006, 142 p. (pdf)

Vital public services (health, education, water and sanitation) are the key to transforming the lives of people living in poverty. Building strong public services for all is hardly a new idea: it is the foundation upon which today’s rich country societies are built. More recently, developing countries have followed suit, with impressive results. Sri Lanka, Malaysia, and Kerala state in India, for example, have within a generation made advances in health and education that took industrialised (...) read

date of on-line publication : 12 March 2007


The right to health

> Part of a series of the Human Rights Programme of the CETIM, 64 p., 2006

At first glance, it might seem misplaced to speak of health as a right when ever increasing segments of the world’s population are witnessing a steady degradation in the state of their health, to the point where their very existence is threatened. Further, most of the world’s disease - like most of its death - results from the non-satisfaction of basic needs, the lack of, or the non-access to, sanitation, potable water and food being surely the greatest and most pressing. The development of (...) read

date of on-line publication : 19 January 2007

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