Portal Page: Human Rights and Medicine Resources

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The Program in Human Rights and Medicine is not responsible for the specific content of linked websites.


General Links
    PubMed Literature Search at the National Library of Medicine
    General Associations and Agencies
Human Rights and Medicine Links
    United States and beyond
Issues Links with Targeted PubMed Literature Searches (Index)
Bioethics Organizatons and Related Links


 PubMed Literature Search at the National Library of Medicine

                Search for literature on anymedically related topic (500 reference per screen limit)

                (Targeted literature searches - below - are performed at the National Library of Medicine.)

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General Associations, Agencies and Programs

American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine
American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology
American Medical Association
American Public Health Association
American Society for Reproductive Medicine
Center for Disease Control and Prevention (US)
        Press Releases
Department of Health and Human Services (US)
        Office for Human Research Protections (US)
Food and Drug Administration (US)
        Reporting a problem to the FDA
Institute of Medicine
        Unequal Treatment: Conrfronting Racial and Disparities in Health Care (2002)
National Human Genome Research Institute (US)
National Institutes of Health (US)
Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine
UNAIDS - The Joint UN Program on HIV/AIDS
World Health Organization

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Minnesota Department of Health
    Office of Health Facility Complaints (651) 215-8702

Center for Victims of Torture (MN)
Center for Violence Prevention and Control (U of MN)
Human Rights Center (U of MN)
   Human Rights Library
   Human Rights Resource Center
Minnesota Advocates for Human Rights
Minnesota Coalition for Battered Women
Minnesota Coalition for the Homeless
Minnesota International Health Volunteers (612) 871-3759
Minnesota Partnership to Improve End of Life Care

Trafficking and Prostitution Related:
    A-STOP: Alliance for Speaking Truths on Prostitution
    Breaking Free
    Minnesota Coalition Against Prostitution

   Hofstede Committee Report on Juvenile Prostitution in Minnesota (1999)
        Web version or PDF version

    Minnesota Statues:
        609.322 Solicitation, inducement and promotion of prositution
        609.324 Other prohibited acts [minors < 13].

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UNITED STATES AND BEYOND (alphabetical, topical listing):

American Refugee Committee International

Amnesty International

Doctors without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontiéres


Forensic Medicine and Human Rights

Equipo Argentino de Antropología Forense
(Argentine Forensic Anthropology Team)
Health Care Without Harm
Human Rights Watch

Partners in Health

Physicians for Human Rights

Population Policy Related

Global Reproductive Health Forum (Harvard SPH) Research Library: Population and Family Planning
Population Research Institute

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Domestic and Sexual Violence
End of Life and Palliative Care
Organ Transplantation
Prostitution / Trafficking
Stem Cell Research
Torture Documentation and Rehabilitation

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Global Reproductive Health Forum (Harvard SPH) Research Library: Abortion
PubMed Literature search:
    Abortion / Breast Cancer Link?
   Abortion sequelae
   Post-abortion counselling
  Topics Index



 Genomics - Cloning (Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America, caveat emptor)
PubMed Literature search:
Cloning (Ethics)
Cloning and Stem Cell Research
  Topics Index

Domestic and Sexual Violence

National Domestic Violence Hotline (US, non-gov.)
    1-800-729-7233 (SAFE) or 1-800-787-3224 (TTY)

Domestic Violence Coalitions of the States and Territories

National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (US, non-gov.)

Sexual Assault Coalitions and Hotlines of the States and Territories

Documenting Domestic Violence: How Health Care Providers Can Help Victims
    Text version or PDF version

Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000 (Wellstone, Brownback)

Violence Against Women Act of 2000

PubMed Literature search:
    Domestic violence
    Domestic violence and children
    Domestic violence and perpetrators
    Domestic violence documentation

    Sexual violence
    Sexual violence and children
    Sexual violence and perpetrators
    Sexual violence documentation

  Topics Index


End of Life and Palliative Care

American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Minnesota Partnership to Improve End of Life Care

A Gentle Approach: Interacting with a Person who is Semiconscious or Presumed in a Coma

Pain and the Law (legal and professional issues)

PubMed Literature search:
     Perinatal hospice
     Palliative care advances
    Palliative care education
    Palliative care resources

  Topics Index



PubMed Literature search:
Euthanasia (Ethics)
The Netherlands


"Euthanasia Project T4" and Medical Science in Germany, 1933-1945 (W. Eckart)
  Topics Index



Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide
The Center for the Prevention of Genocide (weekly reports)
Genocide Watch
Prevent Genocide International
Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies (U of MN) Links
Yale Genocide Studies Program (Resource Links)

PubMed Literature search:
   Genocide Prevention
   Genocide and Public Health
   Genocide and Intervention
   Genocide and Recovery

(Note: the term "Genocide" is used broadly rhetorically, yielding mixed literature citations)



AMA Ethical Opinions on HIV/AIDS Issues
UNAIDS - The Joint UN Program on HIV/AIDS

Midwest AIDS Training and Education Center

PubMed Literature search:

     HIV/AIDS and ...
    Human Rights
    Pharmacuetical Access
    Public Health Approaches
    Risk Factors

        North Africa
        Sub-Saharan Africa
    Eastern Europe
    Central Europe
    Western Europe
    Central America
    North America
    South America
    United States

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Organ Transplantation

Organswatch (international organ trade)
Organs from Prisoners in China? 27 June  2001 US House Hearing (PDF)
PubMed Literature searches:

    Brain Death Criteria
    DonorInformed Consent
    International Trade

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Prostitution, Trafficking

Call for International Day of No Prostitution
Coalition Against Trafficking in Women

Prostitution Research and Education  (andServices)
    (Project of San Francisco Women's Centers)

Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000 (Wellstone, Brownback)

PubMed Literature searches:

    Prostitution and Risk
   Prostitution and Children
    Prostitution and Post-Tramautic Stress Disorder
    Prostitution and 'Tourism'
   Prostitution and Violence

  Topics Index


Stem Cell Research

 Genomics - Stem Cell (Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America, caveat emptor)
PubMed Literature search:
Stem Cell Research (Ethics)
Adult Stem Cell Research
Embryonic Stem Cell Research
Stem Cell Research and Cloning
  Topics Index


Torture Documentation and Rehabilitation

Center for Victims of Torture (MN)
International Rehabilitation Council for Torture Victims (IRTC)

IRTC International resource links

Istanbul Protocol
  (= Manual on the Effective Investigation and Documentation of Torture)

PubMed Literature searches:

    Torture - Documentation
    Torture - Rehabilitation
    Survivors of Torture
    Perpetrators of Torture
    Doctors and Torture

  Topics Index

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American Association of Prolife Obstetricians and Gynecologists

American Society of Bioethics and Humanities

American Society of Law, Medicine, and Ethics

Americans United for Life

Baylor College of Medicine Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy

Center for Bioethics (U of Minnesota)

Center for Bioethics and Health Law (U of Pittsburgh)

Center for Bioethics and Human Dignity

Center for Biomedical Ethics (U of Virginia)

Center for Ethics in Public Prolicy and the Professions (Emory U)

Center for Health Law Studies (Saint Louis U)

Center for Genetics and Society

Centre for Human Bioethics (Monash U, Australia)

Center for Research Ethics  (Sweden)

Center for the Study of Bioethics (Medical College of Wisconsin)

Center for the Study of Bioethics (Monash U, Australia)

Center for the Study of Society and Medicine (Columbia U)

Do No Harm: Coalition of Americans for Research Ethics

Eubios Ethics Institute (U of Tsukuba, Japan)

Institute for Jewish Medical Ethics

International Bioethics Committee (UNESCO)

International Network on Disability and Bioethics

International Task Force on Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide

Johns Hopkins Bioethics Institute

Last Acts

Lindeboom Institute - Dutch or English

Midwest Bioethics Center

Minnesota Center for Health Care Ethics

Minnesota Partnership to Improve End of Life Care

National Bioethics Advisory Commission (US, gov., charter expired, archive)

National Consultative Bioethics Committee for Health and Life Sciences (France)

National Right to Life Committee (non-gov., US)

National Reference Center for BioEthics Literature (U of Georgetown)

Neiswanger Institute for Bioethics and Health Care Policy (Loyola U Chicago)


Poynter Center (U of Indiana)

President's Council on Bioethics (US)

Public Responsibility in Medicine and Research

Society for Medical Decision Making (George Washington U)

Study Centre on the Recognition of Human Personhood (U of Tsukubi, Japan)

The Linacre Centre for Health Care Ethics

The Hastings Center

The Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics

University of British Columbia Center for Applied Ethics

University of Pennsylvania Center for Bioethics

University of Toronto Joint Center for Bioethics

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