oa South African Journal of Bioethics and Law - Global Health Law, Lawrence Gostin : book review

Volume 7, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 1999-7639



This book provides an excellent systematic account of global health law by: defining the field of global health law within the broader currents of global governance for health; systematically describing and analysing the major sources of law together with their institutional frameworks; and developing critical themes to guide global health in this century. Gostin sets the backdrop to this by starting off with personal stories from the daily lives of young people living in poverty. The book is then divided into four parts.

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