Journal of the Norwegian Medical Association | October 18, 2011Read the Publication
The right to health is included in international human rights conventions. The UN monitors national implementation, while the resources targeted at health measures by the member states are allocated in very different ways. Increased focus has been directed at the question of global co-responsibility for securing the basic elements of the right to health for the world’s poor. In the last decade important steps have been taken to safeguard this responsibility.