Report urges stronger, more consistent state leadership to help end the AIDS epidemic in the United States. Major achievements have been made in the domestic HIV/AIDS response as a result of increased realignment and coordination of efforts at the federal level. However, that level of consistent coordination and alignment has yet to take place in […]
WASHINGTON (July 30, 2015) – I congratulate Douglas M. Brooks, Director of the White House Office of National AIDS Policy on the release of the updated National HIV/AIDS Strategy for the United States to guide the Nation’s efforts through 2020. This updated Strategy holds the potential to make the next five years as consequential to our collective work as the last five years […]
The American healthcare system has undergone enormous change in the last few years. At both the federal and state levels, understanding the new landscape introduced by the Affordable Care Act, with its legal intricacies and policy nuance, is paramount to anyone working in this field. This summer, join Georgetown scholars and DC health policy wonks […]
On February 11, 2014, the FDA launched “The Real Cost” education campaign, aimed at preventing at-risk youth from using tobacco and reducing the amount of teenagers who become regular smokers. In 2009, President Obama signed into law the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act, granting the FDA the authority to regulate tobacco. The campaign […]
Posted in FDA, Global Health, Health reform, Tobacco ; Tagged: Adolescent Health, anthropology, child health, children, HHS, National Healthcare, NCDs, non-communicable diseases, public health, Real Cost Campaign, Smoking, Teenagers, tobacco control.
This week, the second-largest drugstore chain CVS Caremark Corp. (CVS) announced that it will stop selling tobacco products in its 7,600 pharmacies starting on October 1. The medical and tobacco control advocacy organizations applaud the decision, as it contributes to combatting tobacco consumption in the U.S. and exerts pressure on competitors to do the same. […]
Posted in Health reform, Healthcare, Tobacco ; Tagged: ACA, access to health care, CVS, National Healthcare, Obamacare, pharmacies, president obama, retail clinics, retail health clinics, tobacco control.
This post was written by Florian Kastler (Global Health LL.M. 2011), visiting researcher at Georgetown University Law Center. Any comments or questions about this post can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org. By a decision overriding its own council on Science and Public Health, the house of delegates of the American Medical Association (AMA) has officially recognized […]
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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 email@example.com. 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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In a companion piece to their earlier blog post, Emily W. Parento and Lawrence O. Gostin provide a comprehensive analysis of the Supreme Court’s decision on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in the newest O’Neill Institute Briefing Paper. President Obama signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) into law in March 2010, and […]
Today, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) in a historic decision. The O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law has been engaged in this important conversation primarily with our research project Legal Solutions in Health Reform. As early as 2008, Legal Solutions began to […]
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