Disability’s rights to health: an obligation triggered by corona virus pandemic


  • Uche A. Nnawulezi Alex Ekwueme Federal University Ndufu Alike Ikwo
  • Bosede Remilekun Adeuti Ondo State Law Commission




Right to Health, Disabilities, Rights,, CORONA VIRUS, Pandemic.


This paper examines the right to health and disabilities rights in the wake of Corona virus pandemic. The objective of this paper is to examine the applicable legal and policy frameworks on the rights of persons with disabilities and how it has adequately protected such persons in the face of Corona virus pandemic. The study adopts analytical, qualitative approach and builds its argument on existing literatures. The paper recommends the existing laws and policies on disability’s rights to health be enforced by relevant agencies, whilst Article 25 of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities 2006 should be made proactive.


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How to Cite

Nnawulezi, U. A., & Adeuti, B. R. (2021). Disability’s rights to health: an obligation triggered by corona virus pandemic. The Age of Human Rights Journal, (17), 363–384. https://doi.org/10.17561/tahrj.v17.6303