The Johannes Wier Foundation is a Dutch human rights organization for health professionals: doctors, dentists, nurses and paramedics. The focus of the organization is on the specific responsibility of all health care workers regarding human rights. From human rights violations at global level the concern has also moved to the right to health of vulnerable groups in the Netherlands as migrants, uninsured, children and prisoners. The foundation has developed guidelines for the treatment of hunger strikers and a course for health professionals and students on Human Rights and Health Care. It had an essential contribution in the development of e-learningcourse on the right to health in a Medical Peace Work project.
The foundation is a member of the International Federation of Health and Human Rights Organisations.

 


The Johannes Wier Foundation is a Dutch human rights organization for doctors, dentists, nurses and paramedics. De Johannes Wier Stichting mobiliseert professionals in de gezondheidszorg voor de bevordering van mensenrechten.