Analysis of the domestic legal framework in relation to the right to health for internally displaced persons in Sri Lanka

Author/s:
Kolitha Wickramage, Wasantha Senaviranthe

Year:
2013

Language:
English

Publication Type:
Scientific reports (Journal)
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Description: 

This document examined Sri Lanka’s current legal framework to examine the extent to which the ‘right to health’ is stipulated specifically for those conflict affected internally displaced persons (IDPs) living within IDP camp settings. Understanding the domestic legal frameworks pertaining to the right to health may be useful for those professionals working at the nexus of legal medicine and human rights in Sri Lanka and advancing gaps in knowledge in this area.

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Publisher: 
International Organization for Migration