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Access to Medicines in Times of Conflict: Overlapping Compliance and Accountability Frameworks for Syria

09 Apr 2018

Brianne McGonigle Leyh and Marie Elske Gispen Abstract Syria is currently experiencing the world’s largest humanitarian crisis since World War II, and access to medicines for emergency care, pain control, and palliative care remains shockingly restricted in the country. Addressing the dire need for improved access to medicines in Syria from an international law compliance and accountability perspective, this article highlights four complementary legal frameworks: international human rights law, international…

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