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Particular issues of public health : refugees

Da Lomba, Sylvie (2001) Particular issues of public health : refugees. In: Law and the public dimension of health. Routledge Cavendish, London, pp. 173-194. ISBN 101859416527

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Abstract

Refugees constitute one of the most vulnerable groups of people worldwide. This chapter focuses on the provisions of international law in reltion to refugees' health. Whilst there is no specific instrument upholding refugees' right to health, such a right may be inferred from more general international provisions on health.