“Advancing the health of our nations is a fundamental commitment we make to all our people,” said U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sibelius in representation of the Americas before the World Health Assembly in May 2013. She then added, “[a]s President Obama recently reminded us, access to health care is ‘not some […]
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This post was written by Katie Keith, Assistant Research Professor, Georgetown University Health Policy Institute Center on Health Insurance Reforms. Any questions or comments about this post can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org. With many of the legal and political challenges to the Affordable Care Act now over, all eyes will be on the states as […]
2012 was a busy year for us all. Below are some of our most recent publications on Global Health Law. Feel free to explore these highlighted works and visit our publications page for additional journals, studies, articles and more. O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law. 2012. Tobacco Industry Strategy in Latin American Courts: A Litigation […]
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Last week, DC police forcefully entered a man’s home and fatally shot him, twice. Jean Louis, a mentally ill 55-year-old, had resided in the same apartment for over thirty years. His neighbors knew him to be alternately friendly and erratic, but on the day of his death, he had neither hurt anyone nor committed a […]
Note: An earlier version of this post, drafted by Eric A. Friedman, O’Neill Institute Law Fellow and Lawrence O. Gostin, O’Neill Institute Faculty Director, was disseminated as an O’Neill Institute Briefing on May 18, 2011. In late May, the World Health Assembly (WHA) discussed an ambitious agenda of reform of the World Health Organization (WHO) […]
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