International Journal of Human Rights in Healthcare: Volume 12 Issue 3


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Denying homeless persons access to municipal support

Nienke Fredrika Boesveldt

The purpose of this paper is to focus on the denial of social support to homeless persons and related societal effects of new local governance arrangements.


What do we know about maternal and perinatal mortality and morbidity audits in sub-Saharan Africa? A scoping literature review

Adelaide Lusambili, Joyline Jepkosgei, Jacinta Nzinga, Mike English

The purpose of this paper is to provide a situational overview of the facility-based maternal and perinatal morbidity and mortality audits (MPMMAs) in SSA, their current…


The effect of Iranian health system reform plan on payments and costs of coronary artery bypass surgery in private hospitals of Iran

Rasoul Tabari-Khomeiran, Sajad Delavari, Satar Rezaei, Enayatollah Homaie Rad, Mostafa Shahmoradi

In May 2014, a new reform in the health sector of Iran was implemented called “health evolution plan.” In the first phase of this reform, the government reduced…

Impact of patients’ safety rights and medical errors on the patients’ security feeling: a cross-sectional study

Ghasem Abedi, Ghahraman Mahmoodi, Roya Malekzadeh, Zeinab Khodaei, Yibeltal Siraneh Belete, Edris Hasanpoor

The regulation defines patients’ rights as a reflection of fundamental human rights in the field of medicine and incorporates all elements of patients’ rights accepted in…

Patrons’ behaviours towards Malaysian slimming centres: paradigm of marketing mixes

Hasliza Hassan, Abu Bakar Sade, Muhammad Sabbir Rahman

Slimming centres have become a hot spot for people to reduce their size and reshape their body figure through the sophisticated and modern treatments that are provided by…

The Burwood Academy: incorporating the principles of the independent living paradigm into rehabilitation research

John Bourke, Joanne Nunnerley, Deborah Snell, Anne Sinnott Jerram

The independent living (IL) movement is a social movement but also an analytic paradigm which can be used to inform and shape rehabilitation research and practice. The…

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