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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.

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.

Advancing a public health approach to substance use disorders, including the opioid epidemic, through policies, practices, and regulations that promote evidence based treatment and recovery.

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