02.22.13

God Bless America, a Nation Founded by Men Who Could Not Foresee the Glock and the 33 Round Clip

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This post was written by Katherine Record, Senior Fellow at the Harvard Law School Center for Health Law & Policy Innovation.  Any questions or comments about this post can be directed to krecord@law.harvard.edu. Two years ago, former U.S. representative Gabrielle Giffords and 18 others were shot in plain daylight at a political rally in Tucson, […]

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02.20.13

Tobacco and Poverty

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This post was written by Francisco J. Quintana (Legal Intern from UniversidadTorcuato Di Tella) and Paula Avila Guillen (Institute Associate)of the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law. Any questions or comments about this post can be directed to fjq2@law.georgetown.edu or pa390@law.georgetown.edu.             Significant advances have been made and continue to be made in […]

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02.15.13

Professor Gostin Chairs and Co-Authors National Academy Report on Dangers of Fake Drugs

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A committee formed by the Institute of Medicine (IOM), National Academy of Science, and chaired by O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law Faculty Director and Georgetown University Law Center Professor Lawrence Gostin has issued a new report, “Countering the Problem of Falsified and Substandard Drugs,” which offers recommendations to the United States and […]

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02.13.13

O'Neill Law Fellows – Applications Open for Fall 2013

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The O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law is  seeking exceptionally qualified candidates to serve as O’Neill Institute Law Fellows. Housed at Georgetown University Law Center in Washington,  D.C., the O’Neill Institute is a leading research institute for health  law. For more details about O’Neill and its ongoing work please visit www.oneillinstitute.org. Law Fellows […]

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02.12.13

Implementing the Affordable Care Act: Where are States on the 2014 Market Reforms?

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This post was written by Katie Keith, Assistant Research Professor, Georgetown University Health Policy Institute Center on Health Insurance Reforms.  Any questions or comments about this post can be directed to kmk82@georgetown.edu.  With many of the legal and political challenges to the Affordable Care Act now over, all eyes will be on the states as […]

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02.09.13

New avenue for Litigating the Right to Health – Optional Protocol to the ICESCR comes into force

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This post was written by Oscar A. Cabrera, Eric Friedman, and Brian Honermann, all from the O’Neill Institute. On 5 February, 2013, Uruguay – following quickly on the heels of Portugal – became the 10th country to ratify the Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR). In accordance with […]

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02.06.13

Our Recent Publications in Global Health Law

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2012 was a busy year for us all. Below are some of our most recent publications on Global Health Law.  Feel free to explore these highlighted works and visit our publications page for additional journals, studies, articles and more.   O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law. 2012. Tobacco Industry Strategy in Latin American Courts: A Litigation […]

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01.25.13

A Discussion of Global Health and PEPFAR from 2008

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 During the O’Neill Institute Colloquium in 2008, Ambassador Mark R. Dybul, U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator at the time, addressed current and emerging issues related to President Bush’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR).  In this video, Amb. Dybul presents a historical framework for PEPFAR and discusses the implications of its recent (2008) re-authorization.

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01.23.13

Malaria Elimination and Eradication: A Look Back at Our 2012 O’Neill Institute Colloquium

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In the spirit of looking back and reviewing the work of the O’Neill Institute, we would like to share two presentations with you from our most recent O’Neill Institute Colloquium, David Bowen, “Malaria Elimination: Politics and Practicalities” and Joel Breman, “Eradicating Malaria: The Holy Grail of Tropical Medicine.”

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01.10.13

Welcome Back and Happy New Year!

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Dear Friends and Colleagues, Welcome back and Happy New Year! In the coming weeks, in addition to our regular posts, this blog will serve as an exciting retrospective of the O’Neill Institute’s work. We will include highlights from our past events, recent developments from our many robust research projects, important advancements in health law, and much more. So please […]

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