European Social Charter, 1961;
African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights, 1981; Additional Protocol to the American Convention on Human Rights in the Area of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (the Protocol of San Salvador), 1988.
The International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (1966) in Article 12 states that steps for the realization of the right to health include those that:
reduce infant mortality and ensure the healthy development of the child;
prevent, treat and control epidemic, endemic, occupational and other diseases; and
create conditions to ensure access to health care for all.
General Comment on the Right to Health