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O'Connell, Paul (2005) 'The Human Right to Health and the Privatisation of Irish Health Care.' Medico-Legal Journal of Ireland, 11 (2). p. 76.

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Abstract

This article considers the human rights implications of government moves to introduce greater private for profit involvement in the Irish health care system. It is argued that such a policy development is likely to conflict the states international human rights obligations, in particular the right to health under the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, as greater privatisation tends towards the availability of access to health care on a discriminatory manner. Furthermore, such a move may also be considered retrogressive from the perspective of international human rights law.

Item Type: Journal Article
SOAS Departments & Centres: Departments and Subunits > School of Law
Legacy Departments > Faculty of Law and Social Sciences > School of Law
ISSN: 13931792
Date Deposited: 04 Sep 2014 11:15
URI: https://eprints.soas.ac.uk/id/eprint/18922

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