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"A must for local and global policy makers and for students of global and public health." Peter Piot --This text refers to the Paperback edition.

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Jonathan Wolff is a professor of philosophy and the director of the Centre for Philosophy, Justice and Health at university College London. He wrote a regular column for The Guardian in London, where he resides.

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Product Details

  • Series: Norton Global Ethics Series
  • Hardcover: 208 pages
  • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company; 1 edition (February 20, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0393063356
  • ISBN-13: 978-0393063356
  • Product Dimensions: 0.6 x 0.1 x 0.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 7.2 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,506,307 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Format: Paperback
|TITLE| The Human Right to Health: Amnesty International Global Ethics Series: General Editor: Kwame Anthony Appiah
|AUTHOR| Jonathan Wolff, Ph.D., Dean of Faculty of Arts and Humanities
Professor of Philosophy—Director: Centre for Philosophy, Justice and Health. University College London
|REVIEWER| Josh Grossman, Colonel {r} U.S. Army Medical Corps, M.D., FACP

• Martha Nussbaum, University of Chicago Distinguished Professor of Law and Ethics
• Roberta E. Winter, New York Journal of Books
• Baron Peter Piot, MD, PhD FRCP FMedSci is a former Under Secretary-General of the United Nations, former Executive Director of the UN specialized agency UNAIDS, Director of the London School of Hygiene

|BOOK FORMAT| soft cover
|BOOK PAGES| 192 pages
|BOOK ISBN| 978-0-393-34338-0
|COPYRIGHT| 2012 W.W. Norton & Company, Incorporated <>
“The Human Right to Heath is now an established part of International Law”
• This outstanding text documents via our ongoing Global Public Health efforts to bring Highly-Active-Anti-Retroviral-Therapy {H.A.A.R.T.} to those who may well be somewhat disadvantaged in our Emerging/Developing Nations suffering from HIV/AIDS.
• All incoming First Year Medical Students and all of our First Year Law Students should be given a copy of this outstanding text to discuss with their Mentors.
• Our University candidates for their Masters and Doctorates in Global Public Health whose Masters and Doctoral Dissertations are focused on Global Public Health should be required to read and required to discuss this outstanding text with their Mentors.
• A copy should be available in all of our University Libraries and in all of our City and County Public Libraries.
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