Health Protection and Medical Care (Seafarers) Convention, 1987
|Date of adoption||October 8, 1987|
|Date in force||January 11, 1991|
|Classification||Safety, Health and Welfare|
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It was established in 1987, with the preamble stating:
Having decided upon the adoption of certain proposals with regard to health protection and medical care for seafarers,...
As of 2013, the convention has been ratified by 15 states. Of the ratifying states, seven have subsequently denounced the treaty.
The principles of the convention were revised and incorporated into the Maritime Labour Convention.
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