04.17.13

Tobacco Endgame Strategies: Challenges in Ethics and Law

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Lawrence O. Gostin, Faculty Director of the O’Neill Institute and Bryan Thomas, Law Fellow with the O’Neill Institute published a piece, “Tobacco endgame strategies: challenges in ethics and law,” in the May issue of the Tobacco Control. An abstract of the piece is below as is a link to the complete article. Any questions or comments can […]

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04.11.13

The Fourth Annual Empirical Health Law Conference at Georgetown Law

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Empirical Health Law Conference Friday, April 19, 2013 * 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM * Room 2000 Eric E. Hotung International Law Building * Georgetown University Law Center The Fourth Annual Empirical Health Law Conference at Georgetown Law will bring together top scholars to present working papers reflecting the most current set of research projects […]

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04.04.13

Airline ‘Fat Taxes’: The Dilemmas of the ‘Pay as You Weigh’ Airline Pricing Policies

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This post was written by Alberto Alemanno, O’Neill Institute Scholar .  It was originally published at http://albertoalemanno.eu/category/blog. Any questions or comments about this post can be directed to alemanno@hec.fr. Why most airlines charge your extra-luggage but they do not charge your extra-weight? At a time of high fuel costs and experimental lifestyle regulatory action, economists, business […]

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04.03.13

Updating the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program for a New Era: Examining critical issues facing this major program in the domestic HIV response

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This post was written by Jeffrey S. Crowley, Distinguished Scholar and Program Director, NationalHIV/AIDS Initiative at the O’Neill Institute.  Questions may be directed to Jeffrey.crowley@law.georgetown.edu. This is an exciting and dynamic time in responding to the HIV epidemic.  The United States continues to face a very serious epidemic, with 1.1 million Americans living with HIV […]

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03.29.13

Accountability and the FCGH at the CUGH conference

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I had the honor to join two luminaries in the health and human rights world on a panel at the annual conference of the Consortium of Universities for Global Health here in Washington, DC, two weeks ago. Sofia Gruskin, probably the first “right to health person” I came across back when I was in law […]

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03.27.13

Recap of the Consortium of Universities for Global Health Annual Conference in DC March 14 -16

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In partnership with Georgetown University, Johns Hopkins University and the University of Pennsylvania, the Consortium of Universities for Global Health presented its fourth annual conference in Washington, DC on March 14-16, 2013.  Innovation, Implementation, and Impact was this year’s theme. Co-Chaired by Larry Gostin, faculty director of the O’Neill Institute, the conference convened leading academics, government officials, […]

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03.27.13

Congregating Global Revulsion Against Genocides, War Crimes and Crimes Against Humanity

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This post was written by Eze Eluchie (Georgetown LL.M. ’13).  Eze also organized and participated in the event.  A webcast of this event can be found at http://apps.law.georgetown.edu/webcasts/eventDetail.cfm?eventID=1971.  Any questions about this post or the event can be directed to eie2@georgetown.edu. The quest to congregate global revulsion against the commission of mass murders, forced enslavement […]

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03.27.13

Health Warnings on Junk Food

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This post was written by Alberto Alemanno, O’Neill Institute Scholar and Jean Monnet, Professor of EU Law at HEC Paris.  It was originally published at http://albertoalemanno.eu/category/blog. Any questions or comments about this post can be directed to alemanno@hec.fr. Chile is set to become the first country in the world to introduce mandatory health warnings on […]

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03.20.13

Juan E. Méndez, the UN’s Special Rapporteur on Torture, and Other Cruel, Inhuman, and Degrading Punishment Reports on Torture and Health-care Settings: The Case of Palliative Care

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This post was written by Francisco J. Quintana (Legal Intern from Universidad Torcuato Di Tella) and Paula Avila Guillen (Institute Associate) of the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law. Any questions or comments about this post can be directed to fjq2@law.georgetown.edu  or pa390@law.georgetown.edu.            Juan E. Méndez, the UN’s […]

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03.19.13

Uruguay New Abortion Law Starts Debate about Conscientious Objection

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  This post was written by Francisco J. Quintana (Legal Intern from Universidad Torcuato Di Tella) and Paula Avila Guillen (Institute Associate) of the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law. Any questions or comments about this post can be directed to fjq2@law.georgetown.edu or pa390@law.georgetown.edu.            In October 2012, Uruguay became one of the few […]

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