Tag Archives: National Healthcare

11.18.16

HIV POLICY AFTER THE 2016 U.S. ELECTIONS

By | Leave a Comment

The election of Donald Trump as the next President of the United States has sent shockwaves throughout the country and across the globe. While the President-elect’s policy agenda was often sparse with details during his campaign, his election will no doubt have a profound impact on a number of major issues, such as healthcare, immigration, […]

Posted in Healthcare ; Tagged: , , , .

11.10.16

A Message from Alicia Ely Yamin, O’Neill Institute Director, Health and Human Rights Initiative

By | Leave a Comment

Social justice lies at the center of the work we do and promote through our partnerships around the world in the Health and Human Rights Initiative at the O’Neill Institute.   The results of the US election on Tuesday challenge us to reflect on how we arrived at this point and to re-group and re-commit ourselves […]

Posted in Human Rights ; Tagged: , , , .

11.10.16

A Message from Alicia Ely Yamin, O'Neill Institute Director, Health and Human Rights Initiative

By | Leave a Comment

Social justice lies at the center of the work we do and promote through our partnerships around the world in the Health and Human Rights Initiative at the O’Neill Institute.   The results of the US election on Tuesday challenge us to reflect on how we arrived at this point and to re-group and re-commit ourselves […]

Posted in Human Rights ; Tagged: , , , .

10.20.16

amfAR Report Makes Recommendations for Health Plans and Health Care Purchasers to Support Efforts to Curb the HIV Epidemic in the U.S.

By | Leave a Comment

On October 13, 2016, amfAR, the Foundation for AIDS Research, released a new report, “Curbing the HIV Epidemic by Supporting Effective Engagement in HIV Care: Recommendations for Health Plans and Health Care Purchasers,” which highlights the critical role of health plans and health care purchasers, including Medicaid and Medicare programs, marketplaces, and employers, in moving […]

Posted in Healthcare ; Tagged: , , , .

09.24.16

Prisons and Jails as Health and Labor Issues

By | Leave a Comment

Public health, criminal justice, and economic justice are inextricably linked. Health in prisons and jails is a matter of ongoing public concern, as the vast majority of incarcerated people will return to the community at the end of their sentences. In this blog post, I want to draw further attention to incarceration as a public […]

Posted in Healthcare ; Tagged: , .

08.27.16

The Public Health of Private Prison Healthcare

By | Leave a Comment

This post was written by Katie Gottschalk and Rebecca Reingold. On August 18th, the United States Justice Department declared its plan to end the use of privately run prisons. Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates made the announcement after officials concluded that private prison facilities are both less safe and less effective at providing correctional services than those […]

Posted in Healthcare, uncategorized ; Tagged: , , , .

02.09.16

President’s Budget Proposes $20 Million Pilot Program to Increase Access to PrEP

By | Leave a Comment

In his final State of the Union Address, President Obama told Congress, “Right now, we are on track to end the scourge of HIV/AIDS, and we have the capacity to accomplish the same thing with malaria — something I’ll be pushing this Congress to fund this year.” HIV experts applauded the President’s elevation of HIV/AIDS […]

Posted in Healthcare ; Tagged: , , , , .

01.06.16

HIV and Medical Bills: The Importance of the Affordable Care Act and the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program

By | Leave a Comment

Yesterday, Margot Sanger-Katz of The New York Times reported on a recent survey of the problems Americans face with medical bills. The survey, conducted by The New York Times and the Kaiser Family Foundation, shows a cascade of financial troubles due to many individuals and households paying substantial medical bills. In the survey, 20 percent […]

Posted in Healthcare ; Tagged: , , , , , .

12.01.15

WORLD AIDS DAY: SPOTLIGHT ON PREP FOR HIV PREVENTION

By | Leave a Comment

December 1 marks World AIDS Day.  This day is an opportunity not only to support and advocate for the more than 1.2 million people who are currently living with HIV and AIDS in the United States, but also to spotlight the need for preventing new HIV infections.  There have been approximately 50,000 new HIV infections […]

Posted in Healthcare ; Tagged: , , , , , .

08.05.15

Get Your Free Health Care…. From ISIS

By | Leave a Comment

This post was written by Grace Kyallo, a high school student and intern at the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law. Any questions about the post can be directed to gmk17jcg@yahoo.com. I could not even make it through the first thirty seconds of the fifteen-minute long propaganda video without cringing. There is a […]

Posted in uncategorized ; Tagged: , , .

Stay Informed

Signup for our mailing list and stay up to date on the latest happenings at The O’Neill Institute

Or sign up for our RSS Feed

The views reflected in this blog are those of the individual authors and do not necessarily represent those of the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law or Georgetown University. This blog is solely informational in nature, and not intended as a substitute for competent legal advice from a licensed and retained attorney in your state or country.

See the full disclaimer and terms of use.