In the human rights discourse and practice the right to health has been and continues to be a contentious arena. Primarily located within legal frameworks that focus on civil and political rights, the right to health is more frequently being used to challenge abuses of health by invoking social and economic rights, even though this places the right to health on slippery terrain that is not as internationally accepted as civil and political rights.
"The Right to Health,"
Human Rights & Human Welfare: Vol. 4
, Article 26.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.du.edu/hrhw/vol4/iss1/26