Developed countries vaccinate, Brazil Denies

popular action for HPV vaccination is judicialization of health valid?

Authors

  • Mauro Romero Leal Passos

Abstract

When Brazilian Senator José Sarney proposed and managed to pass a law benefiting people infected with HIV virus [“All HIV carriers and aids patients are entitled to free and universal access to medication for the treatment of the disease. This is what is laid down by law, known as 9,313 Sarney Law, enacted in November 13, 1996” – http://www.aids.gov.br/noticia/todo-os-portadoresdo- hiv-e-doentes-de-aids-tem-direito-ao-acesso-universal-egratuito- aos-m (acessed July 20, 2012)], Brazil took a big step towards alleviation of these patients pain. [...]

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Author Biography

Mauro Romero Leal Passos

Medicine doctor, associate professor, STD Department chief. Universidade Federal Fluminense, Niterói, Rio de Janeiro. JBDST Editor-in-chief.

Published

2012-03-05

How to Cite

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Passos MRL. Developed countries vaccinate, Brazil Denies: popular action for HPV vaccination is judicialization of health valid?. DST [Internet]. 2012 Mar. 5 [cited 2024 Feb. 21];24(1):5-8. Available from: https://bjstd.org/revista/article/view/1120

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Editorial