Mission & Vision

Vision

The Global Institute for Health and Human Rights helps to facilitate a deeper understanding of the intersection between health and human rights to promote and protect the right to health and the right to education.

Mission

The Global Institute for Health and Human Rights aims to develop a global network in order to integrate human rights into health education, health policy, health advocacy, health research, and health implementation in order to promote equity for key populations.

The institute develops this understanding and promotion through an emphasis on the right to health with further concentrations in conservative settings on areas such as maternal and child health, HIV, tuberculosis (TB) and Hepatitis C (HCV) prevention and care, and harm reduction. This helps to develop innovative solutions to contemporary challenges in this arena through research, education, policy, advocacy and development among key populations such as women, prisoners, drug users, people living with HIV/AIDS, LGBTQIA+ individuals, internally displaced people and refugees.

Core Value

Health is a fundamental human right and the connection between health and human right is interdependent, indivisible and interrelated.

Fundamental Approaches

The identification of sustainable solutions in domains such as education, healthcare, human rights, prison rights reform, etc.

The promotion of health and human rights equity in key populations that are vulnerable to violations and to oppression of their human rights.

The protection and promotion of the health and human rights of women, children, prisoners, drug users, people living with HIV/AIDS, LGBTQIA+ individuals, internally displaced people and refugees.

The application of the framework of availability, accessibility, acceptability and quality (AAAQ), the institute leads creative efforts to improve the well being of key populations considering non-discrimination,respect and dignity through research, education, policy, advocacy and development.

The development of multifaceted projects that incorporate the interdisciplinary collaboration of many fields in order to develop an implementation method that helps lead to the highest attainable standard of health and human rights.

The importance of developing a global network that links the understanding of human rights and health within but not limited to the legal and medical field.