Friedman, Eric A.; Dasgupta, Jashodhara; Yamin, Alicia E.; Gostin, Lawrence O.
June 2013
Health & Human Rights: An International Journal;Jun2013, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p1
Academic Journal
The article offers information on the historical significance of the Framework Convention on Global Health (FCGH) that was proposed in 2008 from the United Nations Secretary-General and the Director of UNAIDS (JOINT United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS). It informs that the FCGH a global treaty that promotes the right to health and aim to reduce health inequities within national and international level.


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