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Analysis: The right to health in times of pandemic

On December 31, 2019, the first cases of COVID-19 were reported in the city of Wuhan, China. On March 11, 2020, the WHO Director-General characterized it as a pandemic, also highlighting the alarming levels of spread and severity of the virus.…
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The basic argentine food basket from the perspective of human rights

This document intends to make an analysis of the Basic Food Basket from the perspective of Human Rights, in the light of the Food Guidelines for the Argentine Population and other food standards regarding adequate food. Canasta básica argentina…
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Report to the IACHR on the protection of the rights of the elderly

In the framework of the public consultation carried out by the Unit on the Rights of Older Persons of the IACHR, Fundeps, together with other civil society organizations, presented a report on national systems for the protection of the rights…
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We present a report on the human rights situation in Argentina before the IACHR

On October 30, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) published a communiqué inviting civil society organizations and other interested social actors of the Organization of American States (OAS) to send information on the situation.…
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Labeling of food, claims and marketing strategies in food packaging - January 2018

FUNDEPS participated in an investigation together with the Federación Interamericana del Corazón (FIC) and the Universidad Católica de Santa Fe in which the labeling of food, claims and marketing strategies in various products of our country…
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Amicus curiae before the Colombian Court on the right to information and health with FIC Argentina - August 2017

The fundamentals of the amicus seek to prove that the measures adopted by the resolution of the Colombian Superintendence of Industry and Commerce signify a violation of human rights obligations at different levels, while weakening the possibilities…
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Reporte sombra para el Comité de la CEDAW - Mujeres y consumo de tabaco - Noviembre 2016

Control del tabaco en Argentina: tareas pendientes para proteger la salud de las mujeres. Participamos y apoyamos la elaboración de un informe realizado por la Fundación Interamericana del Corazón, FEIM, ALIAR y el Instituto O’Neill de…
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Recomendaciones de FUNDEPS y FIC Argentina al informe del Relator - July 2016

El pasado 10 de julio participamos en la consulta del Relator Especial de Naciones Unidas sobre el derecho a la alimentación. Junto con FIC Argentina, presentamos un documento con recomendaciones en alimentación saludable y la necesidad de regular las prácticas comerciales, que promueven una alimentación no nutritiva y que constituye un factor de incidencia para las Enfermedades Crónicas No Transmisibles (ENTs).
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Desafíos relativos a la prevención y la reducción del consumo de tabaco entre las mujeres de argentina - July 2010

Informe paralelo al Comité de las naciones unidas para la eliminación de todas las formas de discriminación contra la mujer, apoyado por FUNDEPS