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2016 News Archives

12.31.16

Zika Virus Media Coverage

By O'Neill Institute

With: Source: The following document represents media coverage of the Zika virus involving Georgetown faculty from campuses including the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law, Georgetown University Medical Center, and the chemistry and biology departments at Georgetown University. Link: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1b-HrN1koJ9bipOQc_jOeTdVGgysBxzJBCgoJ28HNvlE/edit

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12.19.16

Georgetown’s O’Neill Institute Names Former FDA Official as Tobacco Control and Food & Drug Law Program Director

By O'Neill Institute

CONTACT: Karen Teber / km463@georgetown.edu WASHINGTON (Dec. 19, 2016) — The O’Neill Institute for National & Global Health Law at Georgetown Law has named Eric Lindblom, JD, as director of its Tobacco Control and Food & Drug Law Program. Lindblom, a long-time tobacco control legal and policy expert, is a former director of the Office […]

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10.24.16

Asylum Seeker and Refugee Health, Law, and Policy: An O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law Colloquium

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CONTACT: Karen Teber / km463@georgetown.edu MEDIA ADVISORY WASHINGTON (Oct. 24, 2016) – What are the legal and policy issues that support forced migrants and what are the gaps in international law that may leave certain forced migrants vulnerable and without access to health or legal protections? The world is facing virtually unprecedented levels of forced […]

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10.13.16

amfAR Publishes Recommendations for Health Plans and Health Care Purchasers to Support Efforts to Curb the HIV Epidemic in the U.S.

By O'Neill Institute

CONTACT: Joana Casas Manager, Program Communications 212.806.1602 joana.casas@amfar.org NEW YORK, Oct. 13, 2016  – Today, amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research released a new report, “Curbing the HIV Epidemic by Supporting Effective Engagement in HIV Care: Recommendations for Health Plans and Health Care Purchasers,” which highlights the critical role of health plans and health care […]

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10.13.16

Global Health Leaders Identify Top Priority for Next WHO Director-General

By O'Neill Institute

CONTACT: Karen Teber / km463@georgetown.edu WASHINGTON (October 13, 2016) –What should be the highest priority for the next World Health Organization Director-General in the face of mounting health challenges and a shortage of funding? Global health leaders from across the world say “the answer lies within the [WHO’s] main constitutional pillar, the right of everyone […]

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09.30.16

Safety of Personal Health Information: Regulation Around the Emergence of Wearable Technology

By O'Neill Institute

CONTACT: Karen Teber / km463@georgetown.edu WASHINGTON (September 30, 2016) — Wearable technology allow us to log huge amounts of information about ourselves that is designed to help us live healthier lives. But what are the legal, policy and regulatory issues associated with health information and the wearable technology boom from the perspective of privacy advocates, […]

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09.26.16

Black Men and Health Disparities

By O'Neill Institute

CONTACT: Karen Teber / km463@georgetown.edu WASHINGTON (September 26, 2016) – What is the role of law and policy in eliminating racial health disparities? That is one of many topics to be discussed at “Black Men and Health Disparities,” an O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law Colloquium on Wednesday, Sept. 28. In addition to […]

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