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[Editorial] At the turn of the tide: human rights and health in 2019

26 Jan 2019

A pattern of political turmoil, violence, and intolerance in all corners of the world, from Europe to Asia and the USA, is following a rise of populist leaders and authoritarian governments. Human rights are under autocratic threat. Once-influential rights defenders, such as the USA, have faded away, risking a void in the global defence of human rights. This gloomy reality is underscored in Human Rights Watch's World Report 2019, released Jan 17, which summarises key human rights issues in nearly 100 countries and territories worldwide.

Click here to view the full article which appeared in The Lancet