Highest Attainable Standard of Health

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In the present report, submitted pursuant to Council resolution 24/6, the Special Rapporteur provides a brief account of his activities since he took office in August 2014.

The main focus of the report is on the work of the mandate of the Special Rapporteur on the right to health, focusing on the right to health framework, and the development of the contours and content of the right to health. He then reflects on how he sees the way forward, based on the current context, challenges and opportunities for the full realisation of the right to health.

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Human Rights Council – 29th session – June 2015

Item 3: Clustered ID with the Special Rapporteur on the right of everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health

Statement by Action Canada for Population and Development

Action Canada makes this statement in collaboration with the Sexual Rights Initiative.

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Human Rights Council – 34th session

Item 3: Special Rapporteur on the right of everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health

Thank you Mr. President,

Action Canada makes this statement in collaboration with the Sexual Rights Initiative.

We welcome the report of the Special Rapporteur which addresses key mental health issues directly and indirectly related to gender and sexuality and which seriously impact on the full enjoyment of human rights.

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The Human Rights Council,

Guided by the purposes and principles of the Charter of the United Nations, Reaffirming the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and recalling the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination, the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women, the Convention on the Rights of the Child and the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities,