Public health powers in relation to infectious tuberculosis in England and France: a comparison of approaches

Sylvie Da Lomba, R Martin

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Abstract

Examines the different legal approaches regarding control of infectious diseases such as tuberculosis in England and France. Discusses the role of the State in safeguarding public health in each jurisdiction, looking at the historical background in both. Compares the effectiveness of the control of tuberculosis in England and France. Argues for reform of outdated public health law in England.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)117-147
Number of pages30
JournalMedical Law International
Volume6
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2004

Keywords

  • public health
  • tuberculosis
  • comparative law
  • France
  • infectious disease control
  • respiratory diseases

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