International legal standards of health: to characteristics of sources

2020;
: 116-124
1
Lviv Polytechnic National University, Institute of Jurisprudence and Psychology
2
Student

International human rights protection is one of the most important tasks of modern international law and it is related to the concept of "human rights standards". By standardizing the rights and freedoms of the individual and the citizen, it is possible to recognize a particular legal system as democratic, that is, one that meets the democratic goals of human development. International legal standards in the field of health play a significant role in protecting human rights, and therefore there is a need for research. The article focuses on analyzing the concept of international human rights standards in the field of health and explaining the importance of ensuring and protecting human rights in order to determine the impact on the development of public health relations. An analysis of the provisions of the main international legal instruments in the field of health, in particular, the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, the Convention on the Rights of the Child, the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms, the Lisbon Declaration etc. Based on the analyzed legal position and the main sources of the study, it can be concluded that the international legal standards of human rights in the field of health care are enshrined in acts and documents of the international level, unified and functionally universal norms and principles of law. Using rather abstract, mostly evaluative, concepts, they capture the minimum or desired amount and content of human rights in health care. Also, these standards are conditioned by the achievements of society and its dynamism, impose the duty of states to ensure their observance, protection and protection, and may impose some liability in the form of sanctions of a political or legal nature.

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