Bedima Duut is a student of the 2023-2024 LL.M. in Global Health Law and Governance. He is originally from Ghana.
Duut is interested in global health law, intellectual property and access to medicines, global health governance, international trade law and public health, and infectious diseases.
Currently, Duut serves in a legal practice focusing on advocacy and litigation, drafting, consultancy, and alternative dispute resolution. He has represented several clients in court, drafted agreements and legal opinions. He recently completed a review of the legal framework for epidemic preparedness and response financing in Ghana.
Prior to enrolling at Georgetown Law and the Graduate Institute in Geneva, Duut served as a pharmacist for Ghana’s Ministry of Health, where he was responsible for medicines and logistics supplies, patient counseling and education, and local or extemporaneous pharmaceutical productions. Additionally, he served as a public health practitioner and a health manager with Ghana’s Ministry of Health, where he implemented several health programs and interventions in epidemic preparedness and response, disease surveillance and control, immunization, health promotion, nutrition, reproductive and child health, and behavior change communication.
Duut holds a PharmD, MSc, MPH, LL.B., B.L., and postgraduate certifications in health and nutrition. He is a senior member of the Ghana Bar Association.