Volume 15, Issue 56 (4-2021)                   MLJ 2021, 15(56): 57-73 | Back to browse issues page

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1- Department of Law, Payame Noor University, Tehran, Iran
2- Payame Noor University, Tehran, Iran
3- of Islamic Jurisprudence and Law
Background and Aim: Right to Health is one of the Examples of Natural Rights That Islam Emphasizes it and is one of the Main Factors in Assessing the Development of Societies and is Under the Second Generation of Human Rights. According to Paragraph b of Article 55 of the UN Charter, States Undertake to Provide Solutions to Overcome Health Problems and to Support Social Security, Health and Medical Institutions. The Main Purpose of This Study is to Investigate the Concept and Position of the Right to Health in the Legal System of Iran and the World With Emphasis on Citizenship Rights and the Covid 19.
Research Method: This Research has Been Prepared by Descriptive-Analytical Method and its Data has Been Collected by Documentary-Library Tools.
Results: The Findings Suggest that Governments are Required to Take Immediate Action (to Provide Medicine) to Ensure a Healthy Life. The Iranian Government has Also Ratified This Issue in Article 29 of the Constitution. The Iranian Government has Also Recognized the Right of Access to Medicines Under Article 25 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and Article 12 of the Covenant on Economic and Social Rights.
Ethical Considerations: In Order to Organize this Research, While Observing the Authenticity of the Texts, Honesty and Fidelity Have Been Observed.
Conclusion: In the System of International Law, The Right to Entitlement is Part of the Goals and Commitment to it is a Political Commitment. It is Better to Consider This Right as one of the Examples of Human Rights. In our Country, Despite the Existence of Some Special Laws in This Field That Increase the Enjoyment of People, But in Practice, The Desired Result has not Been Achieved.

Cite this article as: Rostami S, Jafari A, Rostami S. The Concept and Status of the Right to Health in Iran and Internationally (With Emphasis on Citizenship Rights and Covid 19). Medical Law Journal 2021; 15(56): e4.
Type of Study: Original Article |
Received: 2020/02/26 | Accepted: 2020/04/15

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