AEQUITAS promotes the importance of competent authorities adopting a human rights based approach to health. It advocates the advancement of the right to health in national and international law. It adopts the position of the World Health Organization, namely, that the promotion and protection of health and the respect for human rights are inextricably linked.
Human Rights Health – “The enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of health is one of the fundamental rights of every human being…”
World Health Organization Constitution