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02.09.13

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

By O’Neill Institute

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

By O’Neill Institute

 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

By O’Neill Institute

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!

By O’Neill Institute

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

By O’Neill Institute

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

By Tanya Baytor

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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