20 December 2012

Professor Paul Hunt on health as a human right

Watch Professor Paul Hunt, former UN Special Rapporteur, discuss the right to the highest attainable standard of health. In the video, Professor Hunt refers to poverty and discrimination as “critically important barriers for both access to health care and to the underlying determinants of health.” He focuses on the right to health in key areas such as maternal and newborn health, and mental health. Learn more.