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Author Archives: Johan Marulanda

05.22.20

Recovery Policy Collaborative

By Johan Marulanda

The Recovery Policy Collaborative is a network of experts in health, human rights, policy and law who have lived experience with addiction. We are current and former government officials, innovators in the treatment, recovery, and harm reduction fields, lawyers, doctors, researchers, clinicians, professors, policymakers, tech entrepreneurs, funders, and advocates from across the US who seek to […]

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Thematic Areas: Addiction & Public Policy

04.08.20

COVID-19 and Addiction Policy

By Johan Marulanda

The U.S. is in the midst of two declared public health emergencies: COVID-19 and an overdose epidemic. Now more than ever, addiction policy sits at the intersection of public health, criminal justice, and human rights. The COVID-19 pandemic has greatly affected the health services landscape across the country as the federal government waived federal related […]

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Thematic Areas: Addiction & Public Policy

03.23.20

Community-Led Monitoring for Better Health Services

By Johan Marulanda

Workshop on Community-Led Monitoring in HIV Services With increased opportunities and interest from donors, we are offering a webinar for civil society organizations focusing on: What are the key elements of Community-Led Monitoring of HIV and Health Services? What models have communities used to collect information? How can what we learn be turned into data […]

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11.19.19

Advancing the Evidence

By Johan Marulanda

People involved in the criminal justice and child welfare systems are among those at highest risk for opioid overdose and substance-related death. Jails, prisons, courts, and the child welfare system are key intervention points for people with substance use disorders to receive treatment. The Advancing the Evidence project is focused on ensuring access to evidence-based […]

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Thematic Areas: Addiction & Public Policy

02.11.19

HIV Publications

By Johan Marulanda

Ending the HIV Epidemic (EHE) Resources In 2019, the Trump Administration launched its Ending the HIV Epidemic (EHE) Initiative that set a goal of reducing new infections by 90% over the next decade.  Several resources of the National HIV/AIDS Initiative are supportive of key pillars of this plan. Quick Takes Federal Discretionary HIV Funding Is Essential (May 2021) […]

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Thematic Areas: Infectious Diseases

12.07.18

Human Rights Day 2018

By Johan Marulanda

70 Years of Human Rights in Global Health: Drawing on a Contentious Past to Secure a Hopeful Future As the world marks the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), a team of distinguished global health experts including the World Health Organization’s Director General, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, and Georgetown University’s Lawrence Gostin, warn […]

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Thematic Areas: Health & Human Rights

11.27.18

Big Ideas for HIV Prevention and Treatment

By Johan Marulanda

 In advance of World AIDS Day on December 1st, the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law has released two new reports on emerging HIV issues in the United States, including policy ideas for states and local communities and for the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program. The reports were written by two leading HIV/AIDS policy […]

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Thematic Areas: Infectious Diseases

11.26.18

Infectious Disease Initiative Year in Review 2018

By Johan Marulanda

A MESSAGE FROM JEFFREY S. CROWLEY, PROGRAM DIRECTOR OF INFECTIOUS DISEASE INITIATIVES World AIDS Day is December 1, and it has been another incredibly busy and productive year at the O’Neill Institute. The O’Neill Institute has expanded its Infectious Disease Initiatives with new projects and activities in the past year. The Infectious Disease Initiatives work […]

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Thematic Areas: Infectious Diseases

11.08.18

HIV and Public Health Surveillance: Legal, Policy, Ethics, and Human Rights Considerations

By Johan Marulanda

In the face of an ongoing HIV crisis that is often highly concentrated in specific sexual and drug using networks, the use of HIV surveillance tools by health departments offers an exciting way to effectively identify and intervene in places where HIV transmissions are occurring. In addition to traditional tools, new technology, called molecular HIV […]

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Thematic Areas: Infectious Diseases

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