Global Health Law Research Guide

This guide is focused on international and cross-border legal regimes for addressing health law issues.

Health & Human Rights Cases

The Global Health and Human Rights Database gathers and summarizes case law related to global health from jurisdictions around the world, as well as national constitutions and international instruments. The database is searchable and browsable by jurisdiction, region, and topic.


UN Special Rapporteur on the Right of Everyone to the Enjoyment of the Highest Attainable Standard of Physical and Mental Health

Established in 2002, this Special Rapporteur’s work includes gather and sharing information, reporting on the status of the right to health, proposing recommendations, and responding to individual complaints. It also issues reports and other documents on the right to health, reproductive rights, mental disabilities, and the effect of trade on health. More information is available on its website.