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Right to access life-enhancing drugs

Traditionally in America, natural human rights include the right to life, to survival to liberty (justice) and the right not to be harmed. Using this definition and the fact that human beings have intrinsic value, write an essay on the "right" to access life-enhancing drugs even if one cannot pay for them.

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In 1948, the General Assembly of the United Nations proclaimed that expressed in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights were inherent dignity and the equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human family and as such should be a common standard among nations (United Nations [UN], 1998). The first article of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights expressed that all human beings were equal in dignity and rights (UN, 1998). Many of the listed rights are now regarded as a standard of living - the right to life, the right to a fair trial- and many others have been embraced by society and no longer are thoughts as rights - rights to freedom, to a nationality, to work or to education. Yet others like the right to equal access of goods or the right to a "standard of ...

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The solution discusses the concept of "Right to access life-enhancing drugs" under the principles of beneficence, justice, moral foundation and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. References are included.

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