Reflecting on Human Rights in Global Health Contexts

  • Mathew Santhosh Thomas ICMDA
Keywords: Human Rights, Bible, Global Health

Abstract

This article recognizes that Human rights and biblical perspectives are a well-researched and reflected issue and after highlighting some current articles and biblical perspectives on Human rights, the author considers the various questions that challenges a practioner, in his or her work engagement. The article ends recognizing the need to move from the knowledge of "theology of rights" to "reflective practice" of rights. 

Author Biography

Mathew Santhosh Thomas, ICMDA

MBBS, MD, International Christian Medical and Dental Association, former Executive Director, Emmanuel Hospital Association, India

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Published
2019-05-31