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Descriptor English: Right to Health
Descriptor Spanish: Derecho a la Salud
Descriptor Portuguese: Direito à Saúde
Descriptor French: Droits de la Santé
Entry term(s): Health Rights
Healthcare Right
Healthcare Rights
Healthcare, Right to
Healthcares, Right to
Right to Health Care
Right to Healthcare
Right, Healthcare
Rights, Healthcare
Tree number(s): I01.880.604.473.688
N03.706.437.688
N04.590.374.350.750
SP9.020.010
SP9.020.090.040
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000080564
Scope note: Right to accessible health services physically within reach for all sections of the population, including children, adolescents, older persons, persons with disabilities and other vulnerable groups as well as financially and on the basis of non-discrimination. Accessibility also implies the right to seek, receive and impart health-related information in an accessible format for all, including persons with disabilities, but does not impair the right to have personal health data treated confidentially.
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
Previous Indexing: Human Rights (1980-2019)
Public MeSH Note: 2020
History Note: 2020
DeCS ID: 59282
Unique ID: D000080564
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2020/01/01
Date of Entry: 2019/07/08
Revision Date: 2019/07/05
Right to Health - Preferred
Concept UI M000647979
Scope note Right to accessible health services physically within reach for all sections of the population, including children, adolescents, older persons, persons with disabilities and other vulnerable groups as well as financially and on the basis of non-discrimination. Accessibility also implies the right to seek, receive and impart health-related information in an accessible format for all, including persons with disabilities, but does not impair the right to have personal health data treated confidentially.
Preferred term Right to Health
Entry term(s) Health Rights
Healthcare Right
Healthcare Rights
Healthcare, Right to
Healthcares, Right to
Right to Health Care
Right to Healthcare
Right, Healthcare
Rights, Healthcare



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