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Summer Program 2012

Over a five-day period, the Summer Program will bring together practitioners, policymakers, advocates and leading academics in global health to learn the foundations of global health law and governance.

Participants will explore such cutting-edge issues as:

  • International trade and health
  • The International Health Regulations
  • The Framework Convention on Tobacco Control
  • Health and human rights
  • Non-communicable diseases

The Summer Program will provide an excellent opportunity for professional development and networking in an inter-disciplinary setting.

About the O’Neill Institute

The O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law at Georgetown University was established in 2007 through the generous philanthropy of Linda and Timothy O’Neill to respond to the need for innovative solutions to the most pressing national and international health concerns. Housed at Georgetown University Law Center in Washington D.C., the O’Neill Institute reflects the importance of public and private law in health policy analysis. The O’Neill Institute draws upon the University’s considerable intellectual resources, including the School of Medicine, School of Nursing & Health Studies, the Public Policy Institute, and the Kennedy Institute of Ethics.