The child's right to health



Contents

  • 1 The child's right to health
  • 2 The importance of the child's enjoyment of the right to health
  • 3 Other children's rights
  • 4 References

The child's right to health

One of the most important rights that a person possesses in general and the child in particular is the right to health, given that children are the most affected, and who should enjoy health to ensure physical and mental development and health. Health is also considered the main artery of physical, mental and social well-being, as it includes the right to health The right to access to health care, through easy access to health services provided by the state within the reach of all and in all circumstances. Health data and many others. [1]

The importance of the child's enjoyment of the right to health

The enjoyment of the child's right to health is of great importance to many governments, countries and international organizations, given that: [2]
  • Children's health determines the health of the next generation, and helps to predict future health challenges.
  • Attention to the child 's health and reduce the rates of child mortality and infant mortality due to various diseases.
  • Children's health care reveals the early symptoms of any developmental delay or disability.
  • The effect of health on children's cognitive and intellectual development.

Other child rights

Not only is the child's enjoyment of the right to health and health care, but he has several rights and freedoms stipulated in the United Nations Convention. Among the most important of these rights are: [3]
  • The right to descent and recognition.
  • The right to equality and non-discrimination.
  • The right to life and growth.
  • The right to an identity, and the enjoyment of a name and nationality.
  • The right to live with the family.
  • Freedom of speech.
  • Privacy freedom.
  • Freedom of thought.
  • Security right.
  • The right to education .
  • The right to entertainment and play.
  • The right to protection from drugs.
  • The right to protection from sexual exploitation.
  • The right to freedom from torture and exploitation.
  • The right to an adequate standard of living.
  • The right to know his rights.

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