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02.10.21

Announcing the O’Neill Institute’s New Center for Transformational Health Law

By Cynthia Sun

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  February 10, 2021 Washington, DC — Contributing to the global fight against COVID-19, Timothy O’Neill (L ’77) and Linda O’Neill (N ’77) are committing $10 million to the O’Neill Institute to fund a new Center for Transformational Health Law, which will focus on the changing legal and policy environment during and […]

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07.22.20

New COVID-19 Legal Database

By Cynthia Sun

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 22 July 2020 New York/Geneva/Washington, DC—Launching today, the COVID-19 Law Lab initiative gathers and shares legal documents from over 190 countries across the world to help states establish and implement strong legal frameworks to manage the pandemic. The goal is to ensure that laws protect the health and wellbeing of individuals and communities and […]

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01.24.20

Wuhan 2019-nCoV: How Worried Should We Be?

By Emily Gelhausen

January 24, 2020 Lawrence O. Gostin, O’Neill Chair in Global Health Law, Georgetown University and Director, WHO Collaborating Center on National and Global Health Law Should the WHO Have Declared 2019-nCov a Public Health Emergency of International Concern? It was reasonable for WHO Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus to wait for more definitive information before declaring a […]

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