Annual thematic reports of the Special Rapporteur on the right to physical and mental health

In Commission's resolution 2003/28, the Special Rapporteur is requested to submit an annual report to the Commission on the activities undertaken in the course of his mandate, as well as an interim report to the General Assembly. Find links to these reports in the table below.

Year

Document symbol and link

Title of report and link to report page

Statement/Press release

2020 A/75/163 Commentary on the COVID-19 Pandemic Statement
A/HRC/44/48 Mental Health and Human Rights: Setting a Rights-based Global Agenda Statement / Press release
2019 A/74/174 A human rights-based approach to health workforce education
Passed call for input for the thematic report
Statement / Press release
A/HRC/41/34 The role of the determinants of health in advancing the right to mental health Statement / Press release
2018 A/73/216 Right to mental health of people on the move Statement / Press release
A/HRC/38/36 Deprivation of liberty and the right to health Statement / Press release
2017 A/72/137 Corruption and the right to health Statement / Press release
A/HRC/35/21 Report of the SR on the right to mental health Statement HRC35 / Press release on the right to mental health
2016 A/71/304 Report of the SR on the right to health and Agenda 2030 Statement GA71 / Press release on Agenda 2013 and SDGs
A/HRC/32/32 Report to the Human Rights Council (main focus: right to health of adolescents) Statement HRC32 / Press release on right to health in adolescence
A/HRC/32/33 Report to the Human Rights Council (main focus: sports and healthy lifestyles as contributing factors to the right to health) 
2015 A/70/213 Report to GA (main focus: right to health in early childhood - right to survival and development) Statement GA 70
A/HRC/29/33 Report to the Human Rights Council (focus: work of the mandate and priorities of the SR) Statement HRC29


Reports by Anand Grover (from 2008 to 2-2014)

Year

Document symbol and link

Title

2014

A/69/299

Report to the General Assembly (main focus: effective and full implementation of the right to health framework, including justiciability of ESCR and the right to health; the progressive realisation of the right to health; the accountability deficit of transnational corporations; and the current system of international investment agreements and the investor-State dispute settlement)
A/HRC/26/31Report to the Human Rights Council (main focus: unhealthy foods and non-communicable diseases)
2013 A/68/297Report to the General Assembly (main focus; right to health in conflict situations)
A/HRC/23/41 Report to the Human Rights Council (main focus: migrant worker’s right to health)
A/HRC/23/42 Report to the Human Rights Council (main focus: access to medicines in the context of the right-to-health framework)
A/HRC/23/51 Communications report of Special Procedures
2012 A/67/302Report to the General Assembly (main focus: health financing in the context of the right to health)
A/HRC/20/15Report to the Human Rights Council (main focus: occupational health)
2011 A/66/254Report to the General Assembly (main focus: criminalisation of sexual and reproductive health)
A/HRC/18/37

Report to the Human Rights Council (main focus: right to health of older persons)

A/HRC/17/43Report to the Human Rights Council (main focus: report on expert consultation on access to medicines)
A/HRC/17/25Report to the Human Rights Council (main focus: right to health and development)
A/HRC/17/25/Add.1Communications report

2010

A/65/255 Report to the General Assembly (main focus: the right to health and international drug control, compulsory treatment for drug dependence and access to controlled medicines)

A/HRC/14/20

Report the Human Rights Council
(Main focus: right to health and criminalization of same-sex conduct and sexual orientation, sex-work and HIV transmission

A/HRC/14/20/Add 1/Corr.1

Communication report

2009

A/64/272

Report to the General Assembly
(Main focus: right to health and informed consent)

A/HRC/11/12

Report the Human Rights Council
(Main focus: right to health in the context of access to medicines and intellectual property rights)

A/HRC/11/12/Add.1

Communications to and from Governments


Reports by Paul Hunt (2002-2008)

Year

Document symbol and link

Title

2008

A/63/263Report to the General Assembly
A/HRC/7/11

Report the Human Rights Council
(Main focus: Health systems and the right to the highest attainable standard of health)

A/HRC/7/11/Add.1Communications to and from Governments

2007

A/HRC/4/28

Report to the Human Rights Council
(Main focus: The health and human rights movement)

A/HRC/4/28/Add.1Communications to and from Governments
A/62/214

Report to the General Assembly
(Main focus: Water, sanitation and the right to the highest attainable standard of health)

2006

E/CN.4/2006/48

Report to the Commission on Human Rights
(Main focus: A human rights-based approach to health indicators)

E/CN.4/2006/48/Add.1

Communications to and from Governments

A/61/338

Report to the General Assembly
(Main focus: The right to health and the reduction of maternal mortality)

2005

E/CN.4/2005/51

Report to the Commission on Human Rights
(Main focus: Mental disability and the right to health)

E/CN.4/2005/51/Add.1

Summary of cases transmitted to Governments and replies received

A/60/348

Report to the General Assembly
(Main focus: Health professionals and human rights education)

2004

E/CN.4/2004/49

Report to the Commission on Human Rights
(Main focus: The rights to sexual and reproductive health)

A/59/422

Report to the General Assembly
(Main focus: Health-related Millenium Development Goals)

2003

E/CN.4/2003/58

Report to the Commission on Human Rights
(Main focus: Definition of the human right to health)

A/58/427

Report to the General Assembly
(Main focus: Right to health indicators)