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12.18.17

Removing the Global AIDS Coordinator from State Department Could Have “Profoundly Negative Impact,” Report Finds

By O'Neill Institute

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Karen Teber / km463@georgetown.edu WASHINGTON (December 18, 2017) – Moving the Office of Global AIDS Coordinator, which oversees and manages the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), out of the U.S. State Department would likely provide little benefit and could have a profoundly negative impact on its ability to effectively […]

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10.23.17

WHO Names Georgetown’s O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law a “Collaborating Center”

By O'Neill Institute

CONTACT: Karen Teber / km463@georgetown.edu WASHINGTON (October 23, 2017) – The World Health Organization (WHO) has designated the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law at Georgetown Law in Washington, DC, as a WHO Collaborating Center with a special focus on providing strategic support to the WHO Pan American Health Organization’s (PAHO) regional priorities. […]

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08.23.17

Making the Case for Declaring the U.S. Opioid Epidemic a National Public Health Emergency

By O'Neill Institute

CONTACT: Karen Teber / km463@georgetown.edu WASHINGTON (August 23, 2017) -President Trump has announced his intention to declare the opioid epidemic a national public health emergency and a new JAMA Viewpoint written by public health and law experts decisively makes the case for why and how the declaration would work.   In “Reframing the Opioid Epidemic […]

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