Update of Human Rights in Sri Lanka : Follow up of the UPR process

Togather with several other faith based organizations, the Dominican Délégation to the United Nations expresses its views on four key human rights issues in Sri Lanka: 1) Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs); 2) Peace and Reconciliation; 3) the Rights of the child; 4) Persons with disabilities.

(see attachment for full statement)

Pediatric HIV prevention/treatment and social determinants of health

Population health outcomes, in fact, are significantly influenced by complex, integrated and overlapping social structures and economic systems identified as “social determinants of health”. What is the impact of public policies on children suffering from HIV-AIDS? Read the Written statement made by the Dominicans, togather with Caritas Internationalis and several other organizations.

Pour un traitement équitable des organisations confessionnelles luttant contre le SIDA

Dans le cadre du Droit à la Santé, les organisations confessionnelles luttant contre le SIDA sur le terrain demandent un traitement équitable de la part des autorités publiques et des agences internationales.

fr. Olivier Poquillon o.p.
Délégué permanent de l'Ordre des Prêcheurs auprès des Nations Unies

Access to medicine for children living with HIV and HIV/TB co-infection

The Association Comunita’Papa Giovanni XXIII, Caritas Internationalis, Dominicans for Justice and Peace (Order of Preachers), IIMA and VIDES wish to express their urgent concern about the right to health and access to treatment of children living with HIV and with HIV/TB co-infection.