Fundamentals of Public Health: Population Health and Human Rights

New England Journal of Medicine
September 2, 2021 Vol. 385 No. 10
http://www.nejm.org/toc/nejm/medical-journal

 

Perspective
Fundamentals of Public Health: Population Health and Human Rights J. Frenk and O. Gómez-Dantés
The way a society protects and promotes human rights shapes public policies, determines the distribution of resources and access to services, and ultimately affects population health. Scholarship and action on human rights have been foundational to the public health field.