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Thematic Areas

Supporting the development of effective food and drug laws. The scope of our research includes food, drugs, biologics, and tobacco.

Examining the role of international law in protecting and promoting positive health outcomes at a global level, in particular driving towards a Framework Convention on Global Health.

Examining the relationship of international human rights law and health outcomes, in particular the impact of litigation.

Studying how the legal systems affect provision of healthcare, including legislative health reforms, development of model health legislation, and comparative analyses.

Focusing on legal, regulatory, and policy responses to HIV, tuberculosis, and malaria. This area includes the development and implementation of legal preparedness instruments, such as the World Health Organization’s International Health Regulations.

Exploring the relevance of law to non-communicable diseases, which are now the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in the world.

Trade, Investment and Health aims to bridge the gap between public health and international trade and investment law. The area is focused on the effects of trade and investment agreements on domestic regulatory autonomy.