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01.17.17

Reproductive Health & Zika in Venezuela

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This post was written by Andrés Constantin. Andrés is an adjunct professor of law at Universidad Torcuato Di Tella. Any questions or comments can be directed to aconstantin@utdt.edu. On February 5, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein stated that upholding women’s human rights is essential if the response to the […]

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01.13.17

Is the “Best If Used By” Food Date Label the Best Buy to Prevent Food Waste?

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This post was written by Janelle Langan, a LL.M Global Health Law Graduate from Georgetown University Law Center. Any questions or comments about the post should be directed to jl2009@georgetown.edu. As the recent holiday season comes to a close, it is clear that food is not only a traditional basic need but also a central […]

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12.02.16

Court of Appeal ruling paves the way for implementation of PrEP

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This post was written by Dena Kirpalani. Dena is an LL.M. candidate in Global Health Law and International Institutions at Georgetown University Law Center. Any questions or comments can be directed to dak90@georgetown.edu. The ruling by the Court of Appeal on November 11, 2016 put to bed a disagreement in England over which authority was […]

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11.23.16

Texas Evaluates Intellectual Disability in Death Penalty Cases Using a Global-Outlier Standard

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This blog post was written by Lawrence O. Gostin, Founding O’Neill Chair in Global Health Law at Georgetown Law, Faculty Director of the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law, Director of the World Health Organization Collaborating Center on Public Health Law & Human Rights, and University Professor at Georgetown Law Since 2002, the […]

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11.14.16

Aligning Criminal Law With Modern Medicine: Ohio Supreme Court to Review HIV Criminal Statute

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This post was written by Hayley Scheer. Hayley is an LL.M. candidate in Global Health Law and International Institutions at Georgetown University Law Center. She is currently an extern at the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS). Any questions or comments about this post can be directed to hns13@georgetown.edu. The Ohio Supreme Court recently […]

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11.10.16

A Message from Alicia Ely Yamin, O'Neill Institute Director, Health and Human Rights Initiative

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Social justice lies at the center of the work we do and promote through our partnerships around the world in the Health and Human Rights Initiative at the O’Neill Institute.   The results of the US election on Tuesday challenge us to reflect on how we arrived at this point and to re-group and re-commit ourselves […]

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11.10.16

A Message from Alicia Ely Yamin, O’Neill Institute Director, Health and Human Rights Initiative

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Social justice lies at the center of the work we do and promote through our partnerships around the world in the Health and Human Rights Initiative at the O’Neill Institute.   The results of the US election on Tuesday challenge us to reflect on how we arrived at this point and to re-group and re-commit ourselves […]

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10.26.16

TAXATION AND SUBSIDIES FOR NCD PREVENTION: EVIDENCE AND GUIDANCE FROM WHO

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This post was written by Gian Luca Burci, Distinguished Visitor from Practice, Georgetown Law and Adjunct Professor of International Law, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva. Any questions of comments can be directed to glb32@georgetown.edu. The global epidemic of non-communicable diseases (NCD) is in good part caused by unhealthy consumption of food and […]

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09.15.16

New Report Highlights State Policy Options for Promoting Prescription Drug Access

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This post was written by Katie Keith, Adjunct Professor at Georgetown Law. Any questions about this post should be directed to Katie.Keith@georgetown.edu. Controversy around the more than 400 percent increase in the price of EpiPens is just the latest in a year filled with stories of dramatic drug price gouging. Indeed, health headlines have been […]

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