Ethics and health

Ethical issues raised by the HIV/AIDS epidemic

Related links


  • WHO: ETH: Human Rights and Health
    Health and human rights has been designated as a cross-cutting activity in WHO. Ethics, Trade, Human Rights and Law (ETH) within Sustainable Development and Healthy Environments (SDE) is the focal point within the Organization for human rights.
  • WHO: HIV/AIDS department
    WHO and its HIV/AIDS department work within the family of UNAIDS Cosponsors to facilitate multisectoral efforts to respond to the HIV/AIDS epidemic. WHO specifically serves as the convening agency within the United Nations system for HIV/AIDS treatment, care and support as well as for preventing the mother-to-child transmission of HIV.
  • EQUINET: section on Equity and HIV/AIDS
    EQUINET is a Regional Network on Equity in Health in Southern Africa, is a network of professionals, civil society members, policy makers, state officials and others within the region who have come together as an equity catalyst, to promote and realise shared values of equity and social justice in health.

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