A Framework for Survival: Health, Human Rights, and Humanitarian Assistance in Conflicts and Disasters, 2nd Edition (Paperback) book cover

A Framework for Survival

Health, Human Rights, and Humanitarian Assistance in Conflicts and Disasters, 2nd Edition

Edited by Kevin M. Cahill


396 pages

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First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


"I hope…that students of humanitarian assistance will find renewed inspiration in the essays in A Framework for Survival and join the United Nation's struggle to alleviate human suffering." -- from the Foreword by Kofi Annan, Secretary General of the United Nations

"This superb book should be compulsory reading for all members of Congress and for anyone concerned with the legacy of the United States in a changing world." -- Congressman Charles Rangel

"An important and fascinating book…essential reading." -- Rudolph von Bernuth, Save the Children

"A Framework for Survival is as fresh as today's headlines in reviewing the controversial political, legal and moral perspectives that are an indispensable precondition for rational and effective action in this troubled field." -- Joshua Lederberg, Ph.D., Nobel Laureate, Professor and President Emeritus, Rockefeller University

About the Author/Editor

Kevin M. Cahill is President and Director of the Center for international Health and Cooperation in New York City. He also serves as Director of the Tropical Disease Center at Lenox Hospital in New York, and is Professor and Chairman of the Department of International Health at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. He is Senior Medical Consultant to the UN Health Service and to numerous foreign governments, as well as Pope John Paul II's American doctor.

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