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Human Rights

"Health and human rights are interrelated. When human rights are promoted, health is promoted... Physicians have an important role to play in promoting health and human rights, and addressing social inequities." Ethics Manual, Sixth Edition.

Policy Statements & Letters of Support

College Advocacy for Humane Treatment of Prisoners and Detainees

Other Human Rights Resources for Physicians

Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) is an independent organization that uses medicine and science to stop mass atrocities and severe human rights violations against individuals.

Physicians for Human Rights Website