Studying the nexus of health and international human rights law, focusing on strategic litigation and technical assistance, especially in Latin America.
The Healthy Families Initiative works to improve health through academic research that focuses on the nexus of health and international human rights law. Our team collaborates closely with local partners to build capacity, provide technical assistance, and pursue strategic litigation on health and human rights issues, especially in Latin America. The Healthy Families Initiative also launched the Global Center for Legal Innovation on Food Environments.
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Advancing litigation designed to control tobacco and alcohol use around the world.Learn More
Analyzing legal responses to the COVID-19 pandemic in the Americas.Learn More
Researching the decriminalization of health services to improve reproductive health in Latin America.Learn More