The Value of Human Rights for Vaccine Prioritization at the National Level

Health and Human Rights
Volume 22, Issue 2, December 2020
https://www.hhrjournal.org/volume-22-issue-2-december-2020/

 

Special Section: Big Data, Technology, Artificial Intelligence and the Right to Health
Recent Viewpoints
The Value of Human Rights for Vaccine Prioritization at the National Level
Sharifah Sekalala, 8 February 2021
In this Viewpoint I argue that human rights have been largely left out of conversations about how to prioritise allocation within national vaccine programmes, but an intersectional human-rights approach is the fairest and most effective way to address COVID-19 vaccine prioritization.