Course: Health Policy $ Ethics in Public Health
April 8, 2013
Health care as a right or privilege
Our moral duty is to take care of each human been regardless the cost. There is nothing more valuable that we possess rather than our health as well there is nothing that should be more costly and more protected then life itself. On the question “whose responsibility is to protect” our personal health, the right answer, about the individual or society responsibility most probably “lies somewhere between” those choices, furthermore by having healthy basis each of the society from one side and society from the other side as well should “have something to gain”. Neither of individuals or society should expect that the other should take on whole responsibly, therefore individuals should take at least some responsibility, as well society will serve as a “safety net”. (Williams, 2012). Over the time, taking care for people who are unable to allow themselves a health care was based on charity, compassion, benevolence rather than some principle of ethics or justice. Within United States of America and mainly industrialized countries, the “primary barrier to health care” is related without appropriate “insurance reimbursement” (National Center for Biotechnology Information, 2001) The constitution of World health Organization at the time will be the first international step to ensure the highest enjoyment health standards settle them up as fundamental and necessary right for every human being as (“the right of health”), those international human rights as a set of social—norms, laws, institutions based on agreements that secure the right of health enjoyment. Furthermore every world country is a part of at least “one human rights treaty” that involves health related rights as well this one will include and health necessary conditions (World Health Organization, 2013). Common set of goals, and objectives for both private and public sector partnerships actions to...
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