Bakary Fatty is a student of the 2023-2024 LL.M. in National and Global Health Law. He is originally from The Gambia.

Fatty is particularly interested in exploring the intricate interplay between legal frameworks and the right to health. His focus extends to the realm of health governance and the nuanced dynamics of policy implementation. Additionally, he is deeply intrigued by the complex challenges posed by counterfeit medicines within this context.

Currently, Fatty serves as a board member of Gambia Participates, an organization committed to fighting corruption in the country as part of a dedicated civil society group. Prior to enrolling at Georgetown Law, he founded and led the Commission on Political Debates in The Gambia, where he facilitated candidate policy discussions around elections. Additionally, he served as a pupil barrister at Crown Chambers, an external collaborator at the International Labour Office and Ministry of Trade, and a researcher for the African Institute for Development Policy.

Fatty holds an LL.B. in Law from the University of The Gambia, where he participated in the President of the Law Students’ Association and Board Member of the Faculty of Law. In addition, he completed the bar program at the Gambia Law School.

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