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close this bookThe Impact of Technology on Human Rights: Global Case-studies (UNU, 1993, 322 pages)
close this folder6. Western European case-study: The impact of advanced methods of medical treatment on human rights
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View the documentArtificial methods of procreation
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View the documentCompulsory and mandatory medical examinations
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Acronyms

ACHPR

African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights

ACHR

American Convention on Human Rights

ADRDM

American Declaration of the Rights and Duties of Man

Al

Artificial insemination

AID

Artificial insemination using semen from donor

AIDS

Acquired immune deficiency syndrome

AIH

Artificial insemination using semen from husband

CAT

Covenant against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman, and Degrading Treatment

CCPR

International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

CE

Council of Europe

CERD

International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination

CESCR

International Covenent on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights

CSCE

Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe

DR

Decisions and Reports of the European Commission of Human Rights

EC

European Community

ECHR

European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms

ECPT

European Convention for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment

ESC

European Social Charter

HIV

Human immunodeficiency virus

IACPPT

Inter-American Convention to Prevent and Punish Torture

IVF

In vitro fertilization

UDHR

Universal Declaration of Human Rights

UN

United Nations

WHA

World Health Assembly

WHO

World Health Organization

WMA

World Medical Association