Everyone has the right to attain the highest level of health possible,
and should have access to health and medical services.
illness can involve trying to change the way people live their lives,
such as their diet and access to clean water.
health care is particularly important in countries of the South,
where there are often not enough doctors and medicines are very
Vaccination programmes are important in eradicating, or preventing the spread
of, infectious diseases. Educating people also plays a big role
in improving peoples' health.