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A rights and equity-based “Platform and Action Cycle” to advance child health and well being by fulfilling the rights of children

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dc.contributor.author Simonelli, Ilaria
dc.contributor.author Raúl, Mercer
dc.contributor.author Bennett, Sue
dc.contributor.author Clarke, Andrew
dc.contributor.author Fernandes, Guerreiro Ana I.
dc.contributor.author Fløtten, Kjersti
dc.contributor.author Maggi, Stefania
dc.contributor.author Robinson, James E.
dc.contributor.author Simonelli, Fabrizio
dc.contributor.author Vaghri, Ziba
dc.contributor.author Webb, Elspeth
dc.contributor.author Goldhagen, Jeffrey
dc.date.accessioned 2016-07-04T20:08:33Z
dc.date.available 2016-07-04T20:08:33Z
dc.date.copyright 2014 en_US
dc.date.issued 2014
dc.identifier.citation Simonelli, I., Mercer, R., Bennett, S., Clarke, A., Fernades, G.A.I., Flotten, K., …. Goldhagen, J. (2014) A rights and equity-based Platform and Action Cycle to advance child health and well-being by fulfilling the rights of children. Canadian Journal of Children’s Rights, 1(1), 199-218. en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1828/7386
dc.description.abstract The Think and Action Tank (TAT) on Children’s Rights to Health was established in 2013 as an international network of child health advocates. The TAT’s mission is, “To develop, implement, evaluate, and disseminate rights and equity-based strategies, models, and tools to advance children’s health and well-being by fulfilling their rights.” Toward this end, the TAT has developed a conceptual and operational framework to support a human and child rights-based approach to health; and a Platform and Action Cycle (PAC) as a strategy and tool to translate the principles of human and child rights-based approaches to health into practice. The PAC consists of three action steps—contextualizing, assessing, and improving. Through a structured process of generating rights and equity-based statements, indicators, and reports, the PAC establishes a mechanism to engage multi-disciplinary professionals and children themselves in efforts to realize the vision of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Canadian Journal of Child Rights en_US
dc.subject child rights en_US
dc.subject health en_US
dc.subject equity en_US
dc.subject human rights en_US
dc.subject CRC en_US
dc.title A rights and equity-based “Platform and Action Cycle” to advance child health and well being by fulfilling the rights of children en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.description.scholarlevel Faculty en_US
dc.description.reviewstatus Reviewed en_US


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