2000 Food policy Other Health-related issues

Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, General Recommendation #14 par. 11 (2000)

Text of the recommendation

11. The Committee interprets the right to health, as defined in article 12.1, as an inclusive right extending not only to timely and appropriate health care but also to the underlying determinants of health, such as access to safe and potable water and adequate sanitation, an adequate supply of safe food, nutrition and housing, healthy occupational and environmental conditions, and access to health-related education and information, including on sexual and reproductive health.

Citation

Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, General Comment No. 14 - The right to the highest attainable standard of health, E/C.12/2000/4, (2000). Par. 11. Available at: https://tbinternet.ohchr.org/_layouts/15/treatybodyexternal/Download.aspx?symbolno=E%2fC.12%2f2000%2f4&Lang=en