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Expert urges States to invest in the health and resilience of adolescents

Expert urges States to invest in the health and resilience of adolescents

UN Special Rapporteur on the right to health Dainius Pūras has called on States to decriminalize abortion, close adolescent drug detention facilities and to provide better mental health for teens, in a wide ranging report on health presented during the Human Rights Council.
Migrant workers: their right to health care

Migrant workers: their right to health care

The Special Rapporteur on the right to health says many of the more than a hundred million migrants who leave their countries every year have little or no access to medical help of any kind.
Access to medicines - fundamental to the right to health

Access to medicines - fundamental to the right to health

Human rights must be at the core of policy design and decision-making aimed at ensuring greater access to medicines.