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2015 News Archives

12.10.15

Import-Export: An International Exchange of Public Health Law Scholarship and Education

By O'Neill Institute

MEDIA CONTACT: KAREN TEBER (KM463@GEORGETOWN.EDU) WASHINGTON (Dec. 10, 2015) — The O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law at Georgetown University and the Asian Center for WTO & International Health Law and Policy (ACWH) at National Taiwan University College of Law have forged a new relationship aimed at developing a structured collaboration in education […]

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11.23.15

O’Neill Forges New Relationships with Three Asian Universities

By O'Neill Institute

MEDIA CONTACT: KAREN TEBER (KM463@GEORGETOWN.EDU) In an effort to further extend international educational and research opportunities, the O’Neill Institute is collaborating with three institutions in Asia – two in Seoul, South Korea and one in Taipei, Taiwan. The institutes share common interests of furthering global health law. “Since our founding, the O’Neill Institute has explored […]

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11.22.15

Georgetown Law Experts Propose Revisions for International Health Regulations

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MEDIA CONTACT: KAREN TEBER (KM463@GEORGETOWN.EDU) WASHINGTON (Nov. 22, 2015) – A trio of global health law experts from Georgetown warn the window for fundamental reform of the International Health Regulations – opened by the Ebola epidemic – is “rapidly closing.” Writing in The Lancet and published online today, Lawrence O. Gostin, Mary C. DeBartolo and […]

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11.19.15

Majority of Car-Pedestrian Deaths Happen to Those in Wheelchairs, Often at Intersections

By O'Neill Institute

MEDIA CONTACT: KAREN TEBER (KM463@GEORGETOWN.EDU) (NOVEMBER 19, 2015) – WASHINGTON – An investigation into how often wheelchair users are killed in car-pedestrian crashes finds they are a third more likely to die than non-wheelchair users; more than half of those deaths occur at intersections. The study, led by Georgetown University researchers, also finds that men […]

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11.04.15

O’Neill Institute, WOLA to Examine Public Health Approaches to Legalizing Marijuana

By O'Neill Institute

MEDIA CONTACT: KAREN TEBER (KM463@GEORGETOWN.EDU), Kristel Mucino (WOLA) (kmucino@wola.org) (NOVEMBER 4, 2015) – The O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law at Georgetown Law, in collaboration with the Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA), has received a $250,000 grant from the Open Philanthropy Project to help develop guidelines on how states, countries, and other […]

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