Article 25

Health

This article highlights that persons with disabilities have the right to enjoy the highest attainable standard of health without discrimination on the basis of disability. Measures shall be taken to ensure access to health services that are gender-sensitive, with the same range, quality and standard of free or affordable health care and programmes as provided to others.

Examples of CRPD Article 25 good practice case studies are available on the Making it Work Good Practice database  To view these good practices, click on the following link: Article 25 Health

The key lists below highlight important documents and resources from Source that are particularly relevant to Article 25 of the CRPD.