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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12.07.12

Litigation and Health Reform in Brazil: Balancing Access to Health with the Creation of a Durable and Equitable Health System

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This post was written by John Thorpe and originally published on Georgetown’s Human Rights Institute Blog, 1948: A Rights Forum on December 5, 2012. Good health is a precondition for the enjoyment of most of the rights we cherish.  A young woman crippled by opportunistic HIV/AIDS infections faces significant challenges to vote, let alone to contest barriers […]

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12.04.12

Ending the AIDS Epidemic in the US and Abroad

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On November 29, the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law’s Colloquium, moderated by Mark Dybul, O’Neill Institute Distinguished Scholar, and newly selected Executive Director of the Global Fund for AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, focused on potential end-game strategies for HIV in the United States and across the world.  Jeffrey Crowley, O’Neill Institute Distinguished […]

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12.03.12

New Article on Implementation of Obamacare and Its Implications for Global Health

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This blog excerpts an article—Outlook for Obamacare—published in the Fall 2012 edition of the Cairo Review of Global Affairs. In the article, my colleague at the Center on Health Insurance Reforms, Katie Keith, and I describe the changes ushered in by the Affordable Care Act, how states and the federal government have implemented the law […]

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11.21.12

Accepting Applications for 2013-2014 O'Neill Institute Fellowship

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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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11.16.12

Ambassador Mark Dybul, O’Neill Institute Co-Director of the Global Health Law Program and Distinguished Scholar, Appointed Executive Director of the Global Fund for AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

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November 15, 2012 – The O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law at Georgetown University congratulates Ambassador Mark Dybul, O’Neill Institute Co-Director of the Global Health Law Program and Distinguished Scholar, on his appointment as the next Executive Director of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.  He will join the Fund […]

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11.02.12

Could a Romney Administration Really Dismantle the ACA “On Day One”?

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This post was written by Madhu Chugh. Ms. Chugh is a scholar at the O’Neill Institute at Georgetown University Law Center and an attorney at Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP.  The views expressed in this post are the author’s alone and do not reflect the views of WilmerHale or the O’Neill Institute. Mitt […]

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10.19.12

Professor Lawrence Gostin in JAMA Forum "How Realistic Is Romney’s Pledge to “Repeal and Replace” the Affordable Care Act?"

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This post was written by Lawrence O. Gostin, Faculty Director of the O’Neill Institute.  and was originally published in the JAMA Forum on October 18, 2012. The “Repeal and Replace” Strategy Romney’s preferred strategy to repeal and replace the ACA would undoubtedly rely on a parliamentary tactic called the budget reconciliation process, the very method […]

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10.06.12

Coca-Cola Helps the Global Fund Deliver Medicines: A Look at the Ethics of Public-Private Partnerships

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In the Institute’s last blog posting, Tanya Baytor commented on how large manufacturers of unhealthy foods, including Coca-Cola, McDonald’s and Cadbury’s, took advantage of the Olympics to associate their products with health.  Tanya raised the concern that these companies’ exclusive Olympic sponsorship deals helped them market to children, a segment of the population which is […]

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08.14.12

Swifter, Higher, Stronger…Fatter?: The Olympic Games and Junk Food Advertising to Children

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Over the past two weeks, the 2012 Olympic Games have showcased remarkable athletic achievements in varying feats of skill, speed, strength and agility and are a testament to the boundless potential of the human body.  The Olympic Games are—or at least should be—a source of inspiration for children around the world to lead healthy, active […]

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