Jacqueline Bhabha

Jacqueline Bhabha is Professor of the Practice of Health and Human Rights at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. She is also Director of Research at the François-Xavier Bagnoud Center for Health and Human Rights and Jeremiah Smith Jr. Lecturer at the Harvard Law School, Harvard University, the United States of America. Professor Bhabha is University Adviser on Human Rights Education.

If the laudable and ambitious health goals of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights are to be realized in time for its centenary celebrations, much more vigorous and inventive efforts will be needed, to ensure that every child and young person does indeed enjoy “the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health” throughout their lifetime.