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Monthly Archives: March 2013

03.27.13

Recap of the Consortium of Universities for Global Health Annual Conference in DC March 14 -16

By O’Neill Institute

In partnership with Georgetown University, Johns Hopkins University and the University of Pennsylvania, the Consortium of Universities for Global Health presented its fourth annual conference in Washington, DC on March 14-16, 2013.  Innovation, Implementation, and Impact was this year’s theme. Co-Chaired by Larry Gostin, faculty director of the O’Neill Institute, the conference convened leading academics, government officials, […]

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03.27.13

Congregating Global Revulsion Against Genocides, War Crimes and Crimes Against Humanity

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This post was written by Eze Eluchie (Georgetown LL.M. ’13).  Eze also organized and participated in the event.  A webcast of this event can be found at http://apps.law.georgetown.edu/webcasts/eventDetail.cfm?eventID=1971.  Any questions about this post or the event can be directed to eie2@georgetown.edu. The quest to congregate global revulsion against the commission of mass murders, forced enslavement […]

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03.27.13

Health Warnings on Junk Food

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This post was written by Alberto Alemanno, O’Neill Institute Scholar and Jean Monnet, Professor of EU Law at HEC Paris.  It was originally published at . Any questions or comments about this post can be directed to alemanno@hec.fr. Chile is set to become the first country in the world to introduce mandatory health warnings on […]

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03.20.13

Juan E. Méndez, the UN’s Special Rapporteur on Torture, and Other Cruel, Inhuman, and Degrading Punishment Reports on Torture and Health-care Settings: The Case of Palliative Care

By Paula Avila

This post was written by Francisco J. Quintana (Legal Intern from Universidad Torcuato Di Tella) and Paula Avila Guillen (Institute Associate) of the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law. Any questions or comments about this post can be directed to fjq2@law.georgetown.edu  or pa390@law.georgetown.edu.            Juan E. Méndez, the UN’s […]

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03.19.13

Uruguay New Abortion Law Starts Debate about Conscientious Objection

By Paula Avila

  This post was written by Francisco J. Quintana (Legal Intern from Universidad Torcuato Di Tella) and Paula Avila Guillen (Institute Associate) of the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law. Any questions or comments about this post can be directed to fjq2@law.georgetown.edu or pa390@law.georgetown.edu.            In October 2012, Uruguay became one of the few […]

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03.13.13

O'Neill Institute Co-Hosts CUGH Conference, "Tackling Urgent, Domestic, and Global Health Challenges" (March 14-16, 2013)

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O’Neill Institute Co-Hosts Meeting of Global Leaders in DC March 14 -16 to Address Urgent Global Issues Between March 14 – 16, leaders from an array of disciplines from the US and around the world will be meeting in Washington, DC to attend the Consortium of Universities for Global Health’s 4th Global Health Conference. They […]

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03.13.13

New York’s Ban on Large Sodas: Just What Common Sense Requires

By O’Neill Institute

This post was written by Lawrence O. Gostin, Faculty Director of the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law at Georgetown University.  Professor Gostin is also a University Professor and director of a World Health Organization Collaborating Center on Public Health Law and Human Rights.  For more information about this post, please contact gostin@law.georgetown.edu. […]

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03.07.13

Student Presentations from the O'Neill Institute 2012 Colloquium

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In the past few months we have featured a number of video presentations from our 2012 Colloquium. In this segment, the students make their own presentations during the National & Global Health Law Symposium. Please enjoy! The O’Neill Institute Colloquium, offered annually, is an interdisciplinary course that draws from the work of scholars, policymakers, and the […]

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