Allan Maleche Profile picture
ED of award winning @KELINKenya & leader of a young generation of public interest lawyers shaping Kenya's democratic destiny. Views are my own.
2 Jun 20
🙏@Gladys_Gachanja for a well moderated conversation with knowledgeable & articulate panelists @KoitabaHazel @andrewmulwa @erickokioma @angienguku & Videliz Njoki of @giftedPWDcentre this morning on why the right to health should inform the #COVID19KE response. @Your_WorldNTV 🧵
1st take🏡:Healthcare should be designed & delivered from the perspective of people not diseases. This will ensures rights needs & circumstances determine their health care. @DrTedros @DrMercyKorir @ASteiner @DuncanRights #Justice2Health #NewNormal
2nd take🏡 The underlying determinants for health are critical for a functioning public health system & key in realization of the right to health. Lets make them work as the law requires. @AE_Yamin @Sgloppen @saralmdavis @WHOAFRO @ANJSeale @OSFHealth #Justice2Health #NewNormal
Read 11 tweets
30 May 20
The right to health must guide responses to #COVID19 pleased to contribute to this @TheLancet 📰 jointly with @Judith_Mesquita
@BenjaminMMeier @DainiusPuras & Luis Cabal @UNAIDS 🧵thread on key points @AE_Yamin @saralmdavis @mbachelet @ASteiner @DrTedros
1. #HumanRights scrutiny in the #COVID19 pandemic has largely focused on limitations of individual freedoms to protect public health,yet it is essential to look at the broader relevance of realising human rights to promote public health in the COVID-19 response. @DrMercyKorir
2.The right to health requires that health goods,services, & facilities are available in adequate numbers;accessible on a financial,geographical,& non-discriminatory basis; acceptable,including culturally appropriate & respectful of gender& medical ethics;& of good quality @P4HR
Read 12 tweets