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17 April 2023
Issued by Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights
Economic, social and cultural rights, Access to healthcare
Vaccine equity and access to medicines is a fundamental component of the full realization of the right to health. Vaccines, medicines and other health products must not only be produced and made available - they must also be accessible to all persons. Yet, access to vaccines, medicines and other health products remains disturbingly uneven in many places.
Council resolution 50/13 requests the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) to prepare a compendium of good practices in ensuring access to medicines, vaccines and other health products to be presented to the Human Rights Council at the fifty-third session in June 2023.