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Children's health in the United States: assessing the potential impact of the Convention on the Rights of the Child.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21361156     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
This article examines the potential implications of U.S. ratification of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) on the health and well-being of children in the United States. The article reviews the relevant provisions of the CRC and U.S. law, along with the health status of U.S. children. It finds that ratification could lead to measures that most Americans already support and that could improve the health status of children.
Authors:
Jonathan Todres
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Child welfare     Volume:  89     ISSN:  0009-4021     ISO Abbreviation:  Child Welfare     Publication Date:  2010  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-03-02     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372735     Medline TA:  Child Welfare     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  37-56     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Georgia State University College of Law, USA.
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