This fact sheet describes the components of a human rights narrative and how it can be used to counter dominant narratives that deny people’s rights and maintain systems of oppression. A human rights narrative reflects shared values that unify people around a positive vision for transformative change.
This fact sheet describes what our human rights are and what obligations governments have to protect them.
This one-page flyer explains why Maine’s State Legislature must expand Maine’s Medicaid program, Maine Care, under the Affordable Care Act, explaining how not expanding Medicaid denies many people access to healthcare, a denial that will kill some people.
This set of frequently asked questions lays out the mission and vision of Maine’s Healthcare is a Human Right campaign, discusses human rights and a human rights framework for healthcare in Maine, explains why the Affordable Care Act fails to meet people’s healthcare needs, contrasts universal publicly financed healthcare with market-based health insurance, discusses why […]
Info sheet on what the human right to healthcare is.
This info sheet highlights the key principles of the human right to healthcare and government obligations to ensure the human right to healthcare.
According to the fact sheet, “advocates for reproductive health care in the United States can find strong support for their work in the principles underlying the human right to health.”
This fact sheet compares single payer health care proposals to market-based approaches, based on human rights principles, and finds that single payer proposals are far better at meeting human rights standards. Download the factsheet below, or read the full report on single payer and human rights here.
This fact sheet assesses two national single payer bills, introduced by Rep. Conyers and Sen. Sanders, against human rights principles.
This fact sheet briefly explains the human right to health and health care, and lists the international treaties which guarantee these rights.
This fact sheet measures the federal health reform law against human right to health principles and gives an overview of some of the ways women will be affected by the new legislation.
This issue brief explains how the Affordable Care Act impacts access to healthcare for immigrants. It concludes that the ACA fails to meet immigrant’s health needs and rights.
In its series of fact sheets on the human rights impact of the new law, the NESRI release this analysis from the perspective of people of color. We find that the law’s failure to meet the key human rights standards of universality, equity, and accountability has concrete repercussions for people of color.
This document explains and gives examples of seven key organizing principles.
This document describes the requirements for the equitable financing of Vermont’s universal healthcare system, Green Mountain Care.
This factsheet outlines how Vermont’s universal healthcare system, Green Mountain Care, should be financed in order to ensure it meets human rights standards.
This document explains why Green Mountain Care is good for doctors, nurses, and other healthcare professionals, and emphasizes the importance of solidarity between patients and health workers in calling for universal healthcare.
This document provides answers to frequently asked questions about Green Mountain Care and the Affordable Care Act.
These human rights standards for health care “benefits” were developed by Vermont’s Healthcare Is a Human Right Campaign to hold the government accountable for enabling access to all needed care and meeting all health needs.
This document outlines the 2014-2015 policy positions for the Healthcare is a Human Right Campaign.
This document explains the significance of the 2012 Supreme Court case dealing with challenges to the federal healthcare reform act and responds to frequently asked questions regarding the relationship between the ”Affordable Care Act” and the human right to healthcare.
This document presents Vermont’s Healthcare Is a Human Right Campaign’s original statement of the five human rights principles (universality, equity, accountability, transparency, and participation).
In this document, the Vermont Worker’s Center shares their experience and lessons learned in building a Healthcare is a Human Right Campaign.
This one-page document presents concise, easy-to-read descriptions of the five human rights principles at the core of the Healthcare is a Human RIght Campaign.