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The right to sexual health and the role of doctors.

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Summary of "The right to sexual health and the role of doctors."

Sexual health is an internationally recognised human right, imposing obligations on States to promote the aspirations enshrined in this right. However, from a legal and ethical perspective, the right to sexual health also creates duties for doctors to protect, respect and - where possible - fulfil. By means of a number of scenarios, we discuss how doctors should react to these situations. The responsibility of doctors concerning the sexual health of patients goes further than many would assume, but also has clear restrictions.

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Name: Nederlands tijdschrift voor geneeskunde
ISSN: 1876-8784
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