Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus’ welcoming remarks to the Lancet – O’Neill Institute, Georgetown University Commission on Global Health and the Law Report Launch event
The O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law invites you to watch the livestream of the launch of event of The Legal Determinants of Health: Harnessing the Power of Law for Global Health and Sustainable Development, a report produced by the Lancet – O’Neill Institute, Georgetown University Commission on Global Health and the Law.
The O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law would like to extend thanks to the Lancet, the Commissioners, and other institutional supporters who made this Commission and report possible.
Many thanks to all of the authors of the report, whose dedication and persistence made this report a reality.
Thank you to the Global Health Law LL.M. students from more than 20 countries for their efforts in bringing this report to life. Their dedicated efforts to support the research, drafting and editing of this report was essential.
Finally, thanks to Georgetown University’s Global Health Initiative for their support and coordination.
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus
Director-General, World Health Organization
Representative Donna Shalala
U.S. House of Representatives, State of Florida (27-D)
former United States Secretary of Health and Human Services
Jeffrey S. Crowley
Director, Infectious Diseases Initiatives, O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law
former Director of the White House Office of National AIDS Policy
President, United States National Academy of Medicine
Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health
President, Global Immunization, Sabin Vaccine Institute
former Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health for the United States Department of Health and Human Services
Lawrence O. Gostin
University Professor, Georgetown University
Faculty Director, O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law
Director, World Health Organization Collaborating Center on National & Global Health Law
Ambassador Bonnie Jenkins
Founder and President, Women of Color Advancing Peace, Security, and Conflict Transformation
former Ambassador, Special Envoy and Coordinator for Threat Reduction Program, United States Department of State
Director, Global Health Policy and Governance, O’Neill Institute for National and
Global Health Law
Director, Addiction and Public Policy Initiative, O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law
former Chief of Staff of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy
John T. Monahan
Senior Advisor for Global Health to the President of Georgetown University
Senior Fellow, McCourt School of Public Policy
Professor from Practice, Georgetown University Law Center
former Director of Medicaid for United States Department of Health and Human Services
Director, Health Law and Policy Program, American University Washington College of Law