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  • Will the Human Rights Council of the United Nations Address Children’s Health Needs?

    Will the Human Rights Council of the United Nations Address Children’s Health Needs?

    Currently, the 22nd regular session of the Human Rights Council of the United Nations is in session in Geneva (February 25 – March 22, 2013). A full day meeting on The Rights of the Child will occur on March 7, on “The right of the child to the highest attainable standard of health.” The universal right to health is recognized by the Universal Declaration on Human Rights, the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, and the Convention on the Rights of the Child.