Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (CERD), 1965

Year: 1965

Article 5:

In compliance with the fundamental obligations laid down in article 2 of this Convention, States Parties undertake to prohibit and to eliminate racial discrimination in all its forms and to guarantee the right of everyone, without distinction as to race, colour, or national or ethnic origin, to equality before the law, notably in the enjoyment of the following rights:

iv. The right to public health, medical care, social security and social services;

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