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  • Health Technologies and International Intellectual Property Lawby Phoebe Li

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 135.00

    From the late twentieth century onwards, several global virus transmissions have exposed the lack of a mature legal framework in international public health to provide prompt, concrete and specific guidance during a large-scale emergency. This book brings together international trade law and intellectual property law to show how risk analysis and... more...

  • Priorisierung in der Medizinby Björn Schmitz-Luhn; André Bohmeier

    Springer 2013; US$ 89.95

    Stetig ansteigende Kosten und die zunehmende Knappheit der zur Verfügung stehenden Ressourcen stellen unser Gesundheitswesen vor Herausforderungen. Priorisierung zielt auf eine gerechtere Verteilung medizinischer Leistungen, indem sie die Entscheidung, welche Leistungen vorrangig zu gewähren und welche nachrangig sind, auf eine breite demokratische... more...

  • Comparative Healthcare Lawby Peter De Cruz

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 71.95

    This book provides a comparative and accessible analysis of key areas of healthcare law, comparing English law with selected common and civil law jurisdictions within a framework of law and medical ethics, and encompassing pivotal cases, codes and legislation. more...

  • Human Health and Ecological Integrityby Laura Westra; Colin L. Soskolne; Donald W. Spady

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 150.00

    The connection between environment and health has been well studied and documented, particularly by the World Health Organization. This volume makes the connection explicit in a broad review of human rights and legal issues. The book integrates perspectives from a wide range of disciplines. more...

  • Sustainable Waste Trade under WTO Lawby Mirina Grosz

    BRILL 2011; US$ 283.00

    Waste tends to be understood as the potentially polluting and unsolicited by-product of our daily lives, a source of risk for the environment and human health. Nonetheless, a transboundary market for wastes as valuable raw materials and second-hand goods has emerged, and states ship wastes to specialised disposal and recycling sites abroad.This book... more...

  • Von Fall zu Fall - Pflege im Rechtby Rolf Hofert; Rolf H Fert

    Springer 2011; US$ 19.99

    Immer h ufiger sind Pflegende mit arbeits-, straf- und haftungsrechtlichen Fragen konfrontiert: Wer haftet bei Fehlern? Was tun, wenn ein Patient handgreiflich wird? Der Band vermittelt anhand von Fallbeschreibungen und Gerichtsurteilen Sensibilit t f r rechtliche Fallstricke und gibt damit Sicherheit im Pflegealltag. Die 3. Auflage ber cksichtigt... more...

  • Convenio marco de la OMS para el control del tabacoby World Health Organization

    World Health Organization 2010; US$ 15.00

    Esta publicaci n contiene la primera serie de directrices adoptadas por la Conferencia de las Partes en sus segunda (2007) y tercera (2008) reuniones. Estas cuatro directrices abarcan una amplia gama de disposiciones del Convenio Marco de la OMS para el Control del Tabaco, tales como: la protecci n de las pol ticas de salud p blica relativas al control... more...

  • Legal Responses to HIV and AIDSby James Chalmers

    Hart Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 61.20

    Since the 1980s legislators and courts have responded in a variety of ways to the onset of the AIDS pandemic. Some responses have been sensitive to the needs of those with HIV, seeking to guarantee heightened levels of confidentiality or freedom from discrimination. Others have sought to use the law as a tool to limit the spread of HIV, for example... more...

  • International Health Regulations 2005by WHO

    World Health Organization 2008; US$ 20.00

    In consideration of the increases in international travel and trade, and emergence and reemergence of international disease threats and other health risks, the Fifty-eighth World Health Assembly in 2005 adopted the revised International Health Regulations (IHR). The new IHR entered into force on 15 June 2007. Their stated purpose and scope are "to... more...