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Title Litigating health rights : can courts bring more justice to health? / edited by Alicia Ely Yamin and Siri Gloppen

Publisher Cambridge, MA : Human Rights Program, Harvard Law School : Harvard University Press, c2011
 Lower Mez.  K3601 .L58 2011    AVAILABLE
Call # K3601 .L58 2011
Description viii, 435 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Series Human rights practice series
Human Rights Program practice series
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 373-406) and index
Contents Introduction: can litigation bring justice to health / Siri Gloppen and Mindy Jane Roseman -- Litigating health rights : framing the analysis / Siri Gloppen -- Argentina : courts and the right to health : achieving fairness despite "routinization" in individual coverage cases? / Paola Bergallo -- Brazil : health inequalities, rights, and courts : the social impact of the judicialization of health / Octavio L. Motta Ferraz -- Colombia : judicial protection of the right to health : an elusive promise? / Alicia Ely Yamin, Oscar Parra-Vera, and Camila Gianella -- Costa Rica : health rights litigation : causes and consequences / Bruce M. Wilson -- India : citizens, courts, and the right to health : between promise and progress? / Sharanjeet Parmar and Namita Wahi -- South Africa : health rights litigation : cautious constitutionalism / Carole Cooper -- Dialogic justice in the enforcement of social rights : some initial arguments / Roberto Gargarella -- Litigating the right to health : are transnational actors backseat driving? / Mindy Jane Roseman and Siri Gloppen -- Assessing the impact of health rights litigation : a comparative analysis of Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, India, and South Africa / Ottar Maestad, Lise Rakner, and Octavio L. Motta Ferraz -- Litigating for medicines : how can we assess impact on health outcomes / Ole Frithjof Norheim and Siri Gloppen -- Power, suffering, and courts : reflections on promoting health rights through judicialization / Alicia Ely Yamin
Notes Yellow Gray
Subject Medical care -- Law and legislation
Right to health
Health services accessibility
Medical policy
Right to health -- Cross-cultural studies
Health services accessibility -- Cross-cultural studies
Alt Author Yamin, Alicia Ely
Gloppen, Siri
ISBN 9780979639555 (pbk.)
0979639557 (pbk.)


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