oa South African Journal of Bioethics and Law - Clinical forensic medicine and human rights - doctors as human rights defenders
|Article Title||Clinical forensic medicine and human rights - doctors as human rights defenders|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Journal of Bioethics and Law|
|Publication Date||Dec 2009|
|Pages||67 - 69|
The Bill of Rights is the cornerstone of democracy in South Africa, and enshrines rights of all people in South Africa. This imposes a duty on the state to respect, protect, fulfil and promote these rights. Organs of state and certain persons, including medical practitioners, have duties arising from the Bill of Rights.
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