ACHR: 1.1, 2, 4, 5, 26; ACHPR 16, 18.1; CFREU 35; CSEUR part 1-11, part 2-11; ADRDM: 11; UDHR 25.1; PACHRESCR 10, 17 a); Charter of OAS 45, ICESCR, 12.

 

ADDITIONAL PROTOCOL TO THE PAN AMERICAN SANITARY CODE (1927). Adopted in Lima, Peru on October 19, 1927.

 

Agreement concerning the manufacture of, internal trade and use of prepared opium. Signed in Geneva on February 11, 1925. Lake Success, New York, December 11, 1946

 

Constitution of the World Health Organization. 1946

 

CONSTITUTION OF THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION

 

Convention 152 OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH IN DOCK  WORK

 

Convention 155 CONCERNING OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH AND THE WORKING ENVIRONMENT

 

CONVENTION 161 OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH SERVICES

 

Convention concerning medical care and sickness benefits. Adoption Geneva 53rd ILO session, June 25, 1969.

 

Convention for Limiting the Manufacture and Regulating the Distribution of Narcotic Drugs.

 

CONVENTION FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF REGIONAL INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION FOR PLANT PROTECTION AND ANIMAL HEALTH (RIOPPAH)

 

CONVENTION ON CAUSE OF DEATH STATISTICS AND PROTOCOL SIGNATURE

 

Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women Art 11 1) 142 12 t) b).

 

Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. Art 25.

 

Convention on the Rights of the Child:  23, 24.1, 25, 33, 39

 

CONVENTION ON THE DIPHTERIA SERUM

 

Convention on Psychotropic Substances.

 

Convention relating to the status of Refugees. General Assembly resolution 429 (v), December 14 de1950. Art. 23

 

Declaration of Alma-Ata International Conference on Primary Health Care. 1978

 

Declaration of Commitment on HIV/AIDS. General Assembly resolution, A/S-26/L.2, 8th plenary session, June 27, 2001.

 

Fact Sheet No. 31- The Right to Health. Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and World Health Organization.

 

General Comment No. 15 On the right of the child to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of health (Article 24. Committee on the Rights of the Child.

 

General Comment No. 3. HIV/AIDS and the rights of the child. Committee on the Rights of the Child.

 

General Comment No. 4. Adolescent health and development in the context of the Convention on the Rights of the Child. Committee on the Rights of the Child.

 

General Comment No. 5 Persons with Disabilities. Covenant of the Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, 1994.

 

General Comment No. 6. The economic, social and cultural rights of older persons. 1995, Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights.

 

General Comment No. 14. The right to the highest attainable standard of health. (Art 12 ICESCR), Economic and Social Council, Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights E/C.12/2000/4, August 11, 2000.

 

INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION FOR THE SAFETY OF LIFE AT SEA 1974

 

International Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Racial Discrimination,  art. 5 e) iv)

 

International Convention on the protection of the rights of all migrant workers and members of their families. Art 25 and 28.

 

INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION ON THE TRANSPORT OF CORPSES

 

International Health Regulations. UN, 2005 , World Health Assembly

 

INTERNATIONAL LABOUR CONFERENCE Convention 164 ON HEALTH PROTECTION AND MEDICAL CARE OF SEAFARERS

 

INTERNATIONAL LABOUR CONFERENCE Convention 167 ON SAFETY AND HEALTH IN CONSTRUCTION

 

 

INTERNATIONAL LABOUR CONVENTION NO. 120 CONCERNING HYGIENE IN COMMERCES AND OFFICES

 

INTERNATIONAL LABOUR CONVENTION NO. 124 CONCERNING MEDICAL EXAMINATION OF YOUNG PERSONS FOR FITNESS FOR EMPLOYMENT UNDERGROUND IN MINES

 

International Opium Convention, January 23, 1912

 

INTERNATIONAL PLANT PROTECTION CONVENTION (New Text Revised as approved by the FAO in its 29th Conference.

 

International Plant Protection Convention.

 

Millennium Declaration.

 

MODIFICATION TO ARTICLES 24 AND 25 OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION

 

Pan American Sanitary Code. Havana, November 14, 1924. 7th  Pan American Sanitary Conference

 

Phytosanitary Convention for Africa.

 

Political Declaration on HIV/AIDS. UN General Assembly, June 2, 2006, A/RES/60/262.

 

Principles for the protection of persons with mental illness and for the improvement of the care of mental health care. Adopted by the General Assembly in its resolution 46/119, December 17, 1991.

 

Principles of Medical Ethics relevant to the role of health personnel, particularly physicians, in the protection of prisoners and detainees against torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment. UN General Assembly resolution 37/194, December 18, 1982

 

PROTOCOL ON THE INTERNATIONAL OFFICE OF PUBLIC HYGIENE

 

PROTOCOL TO THE PAN AMERICAN SANITARY CODE OF 14 NOVEMBER 1924

 

PROTOCOL AMENDING THE AGREEMENTS, CONVENTIONS AND PROTOCOLS ON NARCOTIC DRUGS CONCLUDED AT THE HAGUE ON JANUARY 23, 1912 AT GENEVA ON FEBRUARY 11, 1925 AND FEBRUARY 19, 1925 AND JULY 13, 1931 AT BANGKOK ON NOVEMBER 27, 1931 AND AT GENEVA ON JUNE 26, 1936, ADOPTED IN LAKE SUCCESS, ON DECEMBER 11, 1946

 

PROTOCOL OF 1978 RELATING TO THE INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION FOR THE SAFETY OF LIFE AT SEA, 1974

 

PROTOCOL OF 1988 RELATING TO THE INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION FOR THE SAFETY OF LIFE AT SEA, 1974

 

PROTOCOL SUBMITTED TO INTERNATIONAL CONTROL DRUGS OUTSIDE THE SCOPE OF THE CONVENTION OF JULY 13, 1931, FOR LIMITING THE MANUFACTURE AND  REGULATING THE DISTRIBUTION OF NARCOTIC DRUGS AS MODIFIED BY THE PROTOCOL SIGNED AT LAKE SUCCESS ON DECEMBER 11, 1946

 

PROTOCOL TO AMEND THE SINGLE CONVENTION OF 1961 ON NARCOTICS

 

RESOLUTION OF XXIVI WORLD HEALTH ASSEMBLY TO AMEND THE CONSTITUTION OF WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION (Article 34 and 55)

 

REVISED TEXT OF THE INTERNATIONAL PLANT PROTECTION CONVENTION

 

Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs, 1961 and 1972 Protocol

 

Social Charter of the Americas, adopted by the OAS General Assembly on June 4, Article 17

 

STATUTE OF THE INTERNATIONAL CENTRE FOR GENETIC ENGINEERING AND BIOTECHNOLOGY

 

United Nations Convention against Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances.

 

Universal Declaration on Bioethics and Human Rights, October 19, 2005.

 

Universal Declaration on human genome and human rights. Conference of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization in its 29th Session of November 11, 1997.

 

WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control.  WHO, Geneva.

 

COUNCIL OF EUROPE

Additional Protocol to the Agreement on the Temporary Importation, free of duty, of medical, surgical and Laboratory for use on free loan in hospitals and other medical institutions for purposes of diagnosis or treatment 1/1/1983 , 1/1/1985

 

Additional Protocol to the Anti-Doping Convention 12/9/2002 , 1/4/2004

 

Additional Protocol to the convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Dignity of the Human Being with regard to the application of Biology and Medicine, on the prohibition of cloning human beings 12/1/1998, 1/3/2001

 

Additional Protocol to the Convention on Human Rights and Biomedicine concerning genetic testing for health purposes. 27/11/2008

 

Additional Protocol to the Convention on Human Rights and Biomedicine concerning transplantation of organs and tissues of human origin 24/1/2002, 1/5/2006

 

Additional Protocol to the Convention on Human Rights and Biomedicine, concerning Biomedical Research 25/1/2005, 1/9/2007

 

Additional Protocol to the European Agreement on the exchange of tissue-typing  reagents 24/06/1976, 23/4/1977

 

Additional Protocol to the European Agreement on the exchange of therapeutic substances of human origin 1/1/1983, 1/1/1985

 

Additional Protocol to the European Agreement on the exchange of blood-grouping reagents 1/1/1983, 1/1/1985

 

Agreement for the Application of the European Agreement of October 17, 1980, concerning the provision of medical care to persons during temporary residence 26/5/1988

 

Agreement on the Exchange of War cripples between members countries of the Council of Europe with a view to Medical Treatment 13/12/1955, 01/01/1956

 

Agreement on the Temporary Importation, free of duty, of medical, surgical and Laboratory for use on free loan in hospitals and other medical institutions for purposes of diagnosis or treatment. 28/4/1960, 29/7/1960

 

Anti-Doping Convention 16/11/1989, 01/03/1990

 

 

Convention for the protection of Human Rights and Dignity of the Human Being with regard to the application of Biology and Medicine: Convention on Human Rights and Biomedicine 04/04/1997,  1/12/1999

 

Convention on the elaboration of a European Pharmacopoeia 22/07/1964, 05/08/1974

 

Council of Europe Convention on the counterfeiting of medical products and similar crimes involving threats to public health

 

European Agreement on Mutual assistance in matter of special medical treatments and Climate Facilities 14/5/1962, 15/06/1962.

 

European Agreement on the Exchange of blood-grouping reagents 14/05/1962, 14/10/1962

 

European Agreement on the exchange of tissue-typing reagents 17/09/1974 23/4/1977

 

European Agreement on the instruction and education of nurses 25/10/1967, 08/07/1969

 

European Agreement on the exchange of  therapeutic substances of human origin 15/12/1958, 01/01/1959.

 

European Convention on Social and Medical Assistance 12/11/1953, 01/07/1954.

 

Protocol to the European Convention of Social and Medical Assistance 11/12/1953, 07/01/1954

 

Protocol to the Convention on the elaboration of a European Pharmacopoeia 16/11/1989, 11/01/1992

 

International Regulation on Medical Assistance

 

Code of Medical Ethics of the Finnish Medical Association, May 6, 1998

 

Declaration of Hawaii adopted at the Sixth World Congress of Psychiatry, Article 7, 1977.

 

Havana Conference, December 1946

 

International Code of Medical Ethics of the World Medical Association, Duties of Physicians to patients, October 1949

 

Principles of Medical Ethics of the World Medical Association, principles I and VIII, version adopted in 1947 and amended on June 17, 2001;

 

Principles of Medical Ethics relevant to the role of health personnel, particularly physicians, in the protection of prisoners and detainees against torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment. United Nations, December 18, 1982.

 

World Medical Association Declaration of Geneva, September 1948

 

World Medical Association Declaration of Helsinki. Ethical principles for medical research involving human subjects, June 1964

World Medical Association Declaration of Tokyo, Guidelines for Physicians concerning Torture and Other Cruel, inhuman or degrading punishment in relation to detention and imprisonment, October 1975;

 

World Medical Association Declaration on HIV/AIDS  and the Medical Profession, October 2006

INTER-AMERICAN COURT

Case of Albán Cornejo et al. v. Ecuador, Merits, R and C. November 22, 2007. Series C No. 171. Par. 117, 120-121

 

Health Standards

Code of Medical Ethics of the Finnish Medical Association, May 6, 1998 134-137

 

Health Monitoring Service

Case of Albán Cornejo et al. v. Ecuador, Merits, R and C. November 22, 2007. Series C No. 171. Par. 122, 132

Committee on the Protection of the Rights of People Living with HIV (PLHIV) and those at risk, vulnerable and affected by HIV. ACHPR

Global Fund to Fight AIDS UN

United Nations Population Fund ( UNFPA )

World Health Organization WHO

Joint United Nations Programme on HIV / AIDS UNAIDS

Special Rapporteur on the right of everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health. UN

EUROPEAN COURT OF HUMAN RIGHTS

Case Calvelli and Ciglio v. Italy. No. 32967/96. Judgment of January 17, 2002, par. 49

 

Case Byrzykowski v. Poland No 11562/05. Fourth Session. Judgment of June 27, 2006, par. 104

 

Case Silih  v. Slovenia. No. 71463/014. Judgment of April 9, 2009, par. 192.

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