African (Banjul) Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights, Nairobi, Kenya, June 1981

Sectors : General health and health funding, Human Rights
Organisation : AU
Date made: 
1981
Level: 
Heads Of State
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Commitments in: Governance - Human Rights

“Article 16
1. Every individual shall have the right to enjoy the best attainable state of physical and mental health.

2. States parties to the present Charter shall take the necessary measures to protect the health of their people and to ensure that they receive medical attention when they are sick.”

Scope: 
Africa