Mission and Goals

Mission

Our mission is to work at the local, national and international levels through collaboration and partnerships with individuals, NGOs, IGOs, and governments on issues such as the global implementation of the health-related provisions of the Universal Declaration on Human Rights, the International Covenants on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, and Civil and Political Rights, with a focus on health and human rights, patient rights, and human experimentation.

Goals

Global Lawyers and Physicians will:

  • Provide information and resources about human rights
  • Serve as a network and referral source for professionals working on health-related human rights issues
  • Provide support and assistance in developing, implementing, and advocating public policies and legal remedies which protect and enhance human rights in health