The following are additional resources related to health and human rights:

AIDSLEX (the AIDS and Law Exchange) gives concrete meaning to a “rights-based approach to HIV/AIDS”. This web portal is a tool for activists, community organizations, researchers, policy-makers, journalists, health workers and anyone who seeks quick and easy access to a wide range of resources about HIV, human rights and the law. It helps people around the world communicate and share information, materials and strategies, with the ultimate goal of contributing to a global effort to protect and promote the human rights of people living with or vulnerable to HIV and AIDS.

New constitutions are written every year. The people who write these important documents need to read and analyze texts from other places. Constitute offers access to the world’s constitutions that users can systematically compare them across a broad set of topics — using a modern, clean interface.

The Caselaw database makes [economic, social and cultural rights (ESCR)]-related pleadings, commentary and decisions available to a wide audience of ESCR activists and defenders from a range of countries, legal traditions and languages (Spanish and English). In doing so, it serves to facilitate the exchange of information and strategies, disseminate tools for a rights-based approach to social injustice, encourage discussion of crucial challenges for ESCR advocacy, and inspire joint projects.

The Health and Human Rights Database blog was a blog hosted on this Database from June 2014 – June 2015. The blog discussed hot topics and new developments in health and human rights law, analyzed various landmark cases, announced new health rights initiatives and otherwise published postings of interest to health and human rights advocates.

This database provides an up-to-date listing of syllabi from institutions and organizations providing health and human rights education in academic settings around the world.

Human Rights and Drug Policy e-library

The HRDP (International Centre on Human Rights and Drug Policy) is dedicated to developing and promoting innovative and high quality legal and human rights legal research and teaching on issues related to drug laws, policy and enforcement.  The e-library is a tool for academic researchers, civil society members, policy-makers, and anyone interested in user-friendly access to jurisprudence, analysis and reports, or academic scholarship on human rights and drug policy.

Human Rights in Patient Care: A Practitioner Guide

Health systems can too often be places of punishment, coercion, and violations of basic rights—rather than places of treatment and care. In many cases, existing laws and tools that provide remedies are not adequately used to protect rights. This Practitioner Guide series presents practical how-to manuals for lawyers interested in taking cases around human rights in patient care. The manuals examine patient and provider rights and responsibilities, as well as procedures for protection through both the formal court system and alternative mechanisms in 10 countries.

The two Case Law Databases contain over 2,800 summaries of significant human rights decisions from both domestic Commonwealth courts and from courts and tribunals applying international human rights law such as the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights and the European Court of Human Rights.

This database is a tool which can be used to explore how to challenge unfair patents and their negative impact on access to medicines.

The Sexual Rights Initiative created the National Sexual Rights Law and Policy Database to document and compare the status of law and policy related to sexual rights issues in different countries around the world. Ultimately, the Database will contribute to strengthening the respect for, and the protection and fulfillment of, sexual rights at the national, regional and international levels.

A database of cases that affect women and women’s rights from seven different Latin American countries. Cases and summaries are in Spanish.

Provides direct access to legal and political sources on the human right to water and sanitation: International Conventions, National Strategies, National Policies, National Law, and Political Declarations (UN resolutions).

WHO MiNDbank

An online platform bringing together country and international resources, covering mental health, substance abuse, disability, general health, human rights and development. It is part of [World Health Organization’s (WHO)] QualityRights campaign to end violations against people with mental disabilities. MiNDbank aims to facilitate dialogue, advocacy and research, to promote reform in these areas in line with international human rights and best practice standards.