From principle to practice: moving from human rights to legal rights to ensure child health

Zuckerman, Barry; Lawton, Ellen; Morton, Samantha
February 2007
Archives of Disease in Childhood;Feb2007, Vol. 92 Issue 2, p100
Academic Journal
The authors reflect on the article "Why children's rights are central to international child health," by T. Waterson and J. Goldhagen. They applaud the authors' call to healthcare professionals to consider the poor health of children across the globe. Moreover, they agree to the view of the authors that it is essential to deal with the pervasive structural barriers that lead to inequality, poor health, and suffering.


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