Universal to all faith traditions is the call to safeguard our personal health and the health of others as a moral obligation. ICCR’s voice in the national discourse on domestic health care begins with this moral mandate. Adequate health care and the right to security during sickness is guaranteed under Article 25 of the UN Universal Declaration on Human Rights, however these rights are regularly violated and, for those in our nation least able to afford it, access to affordable health care often remains out of reach. As people of faith, we are called to address the injustices of the current health care system; as investors and professionals working in the field, we are called to address its inefficiencies.
Featured ICCR Initiatives
Building Corporate Support for PPACA. We support implementation of the Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act and are concerned with the possible conflicts of interest that can arise when companies that claim to endorse the legislation are found to be intensely lobbying to have it repealed.
The Medicines Patent Pool. ICCR encourages pharma companies to share patents for their life-saving HIV drug formulations through the Medicines Patent Pool as a way to make them more affordable and available where they are needed most.