Monthly Archives: October 2016

Health Care in the United States: A Right for All or None?

By Mary Slattery Despite the clear presence of a human right to health in the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR), there is no fundamental right to health or health care under United States law. Since it … Continue reading

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Lack of access to health care for immigrants in the United States: A human rights violation?

By: Anel Morales Regardless of its shortcomings, health care reform in the U.S. has opened up access to health care for millions of people previously excluded from critical health services. However, immigrants, both documented and undocumented, have not shared equally … Continue reading

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