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South African Journal of Occupational Therapy

On-line version ISSN 0038-2337

S. Afr. j. occup. ther. vol.38 n.1 Pretoria  2008

 

EDITORIAL

 

Thinking about how occupational therapists can promote the human rights of vulnerable groups

 

 

Theresa Lorenzo

Associate Professor, Department of Occupational Therapy, School of Rehabilitation and Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town

Correspondence

 

 

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References

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2. Office of Deputy President, RSA. The White Paper on an Integrated National Disability Strategy. Western Cape: Rustica Press, 1997.         [ Links ]

3. United Nations. UN Standard Rules on the Equalisation of Opportunities of People with Disabilities. Vienna: UN, 1994.         [ Links ]

4. London L, Pointer R, Norden P, editors. Using human rights to promote health equity. Poster pamphlet for School of Public Health and Family Medicine, University of Cape Town and Network for Equity in Health in Southern Africa (Equinet), Zimbabwe. Undated - available from the Division of Health and Human Rights, School of Public Health and Family Medicine, University of Cape Town.         [ Links ]

 

 

Correspondence:
Theresa.Lorenzo@uct.ac.za