Effective and full implementation of the right to health framework, including justiciability of ESCR and the right to health; the progressive realisation of the right to health; the accountability deficit of transnational corporations; and the current ... 2014, para. 16
Courts have enforced obligations to respect and protect with regard to the right to health. The African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights elaborated, in Social and Economic Rights Action Center and Center for Economic and Social Rights v. Nigeria, that the obligation to respect within the right to health requires a State "to respect the free use of resources" of an individual or group "for the purpose of rights-related needs". In Marangopoulos Foundation for Human Rights v. Greece, the European Committee of Social Rights held that the State must engage in stronger regulatory practices to protect air quality, including the regulation of private actors, to protect its obligation under the right to health.
Non-negotiated soft law
Special Rapporteur on the right of everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
Special Procedures' report
Means of adoption
Equality & Inclusion
Governance & Rule of Law
SR Health, Report to the UNGA (2014), A/69/299, para. 16.