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03.23.17

JAMA Viewpoint Explores Impact of President Trumps New Immigration and Refugee Executive Orders on Individual and Public Health

By O'Neill Institute

CONTACT: Karen Teber / km463@georgetown.edu EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: Thursday, March 23, 2017; 11:00am ET WASHINGTON-The transformation of US immigration policy could have a harmful effect on the general public, patients and the health care system, say two public health law experts. Writing in the JAMA Viewpoint, “President Trump’s Immigration Policies: Endangering Health & Wellbeing?” published […]

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03.16.17

The AHCA: Understanding the Current Healthcare Proposal

By O'Neill Institute

CONTACT: Karen Teber / km463@georgetown.edu   WASHINGTON (March 16, 2017) -The O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law at Georgetown Law hosts “The AHCA: Understanding the Current Healthcare Proposal,” a forum with top legal experts to discuss differences between the Affordable Care Act and the American Health Care Act. Specifically, the focus will be […]

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01.16.17

New Report Offers Global Resource On Using The Law To Improve Health

By O'Neill Institute

CONTACT: Karen Teber / km463@georgetown.edu JANUARY 16, 2017 – Soda tax in Mexico. Salt limits in South Africa. Plain tobacco packaging in Australia. National health insurance in Ghana. Mandatory motorcycle helmets in Vietnam. Health care in the United States of America.   These are just some of the hundreds of examples demonstrating the vital role […]

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01.09.17

Georgetown Global Health Law Experts Examine “A Pivitol Moment of Opportunity and Peril” in Global Health

By O'Neill Institute

CONTACT: Karen Teber / km463@georgetown.edu WASHINGTON — As the world’s leading global health organizations – the World Health Organization, World Bank and United Nations – face significant political changes and challenges internally and externally, two global health law experts point out that galvanizing solidarity around the right to health is more critical now than perhaps […]

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