n South African Journal on Human Rights - Health & Democracy : A Guide to Human Rights, Health Law and Policy in Post-apartheid South Africa, Adila Hassim, Mark Heywood & Jonathan Berger (Eds) : book review
|Article Title||Health & Democracy : A Guide to Human Rights, Health Law and Policy in Post-apartheid South Africa, Adila Hassim, Mark Heywood & Jonathan Berger (Eds) : book review|
|© Publisher:||Juta Law Publishing|
|Journal||South African Journal on Human Rights|
|Author||Maleka Femida Cassim|
|Publication Date||Jan 2007|
|Pages||403 - 406|
ISI Social Science
Section 27(1) of the constitution provides that everyone has the right 'to have access to health care services, including reproductive health care'. In post-apartheid South Africa, access to health care is a basic human right - a principle that was not accepted in the past, and is indeed still not accepted in many other countries. despite this crucial development in our law, the health status of South Africans continues progressively to worsen and decline.
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