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Monthly Archives: August 2013

08.27.13

My Summer with the O'Neill Institute

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This post was written by Marguerite de Causans (Paris Bar School), summer research assistant at the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law. Any comments or questions about this post can be directed to mdecausans@gmail.com. To sum-up my summer internship experience at the O’Neill Institute in just a few paragraphs is anything but an […]

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08.20.13

Recent Posts from the O’Neill Institute Trade, Investment, and Health Blog

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Check out two recent posts from the O’Neill Institute’s blog on Trade, Investment, and Health, featured below. About: The O’Neill Institute Initiative on Trade, Investment and Health aims to bridge the gap between public health and international trade and investment law. The initiative is focused on the effects of trade and investment agreements on domestic regulatory autonomy. […]

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08.14.13

O'Neill Institute Summer Conversation Series

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Thursday, August 15 – 12:30-1:30 Speaker: Peter Sawyer, Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting Location: EBW358 Topic: Health Investigative Reporting Peter Sawyer is health projects director at the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. He works to improve and extend the impact of the Center’s reporting on health by developing partnerships with media outlets and universities, forming relationships […]

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08.08.13

A New Frontier: The Access to Medicines Movement and NCDs

By Daniel Hougendobler

Ensuring access to medicines requires a two-pronged approach.  First, medicines must be invented and developed.  For conditions that widely affect both the rich and poor, this presents little problem.  Because those in the developed world can afford to pay large sums for these medicines, pharmaceutical companies have a strong financial incentive to develop treatments.  However, […]

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