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06.14.19

WHO 3rd Emergency Committee Under the International Health Regulations To Review the Ebola Epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo

By Johan Marulanda

The following is a statement by Faculty Director, Lawrence Gostin, on the WHO’s Emergency Committee’s Review of the Ebola Epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo. June 14, 2019 | Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus was wise to re-convene the Emergency Committee for the third time to review the Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo […]

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06.12.19

Through Strategic Action, the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Can Move the U.S. Toward Elimination of Hepatitis C among People with HIV

By Johan Marulanda

Contact: Johan Marulanda / johan.marulanda@georgetown.edu  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WASHINGTON | 1 in 4 people living with HIV will become infected with Hepatitis C (HCV) during their lifetime. The Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program, the federal program that fills in gaps in care for uninsured and underinsured people with HIV to create a nationwide system of care […]

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Thematic Areas: Infectious Diseases

06.05.19

Illicit Trade Risks ‘Too Small and Weak’ to Delay FDA Rule to Reduce Nicotine in Cigarettes

By Johan Marulanda

Contact: Johan Marulanda / johan.marulanda@georgetown.edu EMBARGOED: Wednesday, June 5, 2019; 4:00 PM ET WASHINGTON | New analysis shows that any illicit trade of full-nicotine cigarettes after a new FDA rule to reduce nicotine in smoked tobacco products would be ‘too small’ to interfere with public health gains, directly contradicting tobacco industry arguments against the rule. […]

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Thematic Areas: Food & Drug Law

06.05.19

Casey Ruling, Not Roe v. Wade, Likely to Be Key in U.S. Supreme Court Cases Impacting Women’s Access to Abortion

By Johan Marulanda

CONTACT: Johan Marulanda / Johan.Marulanda@georgetown.edu EMBARGOED: Wednesday, June 5, 2019; 11 a.m. ET WASHINGTON – The U.S. Supreme Court is unlikely to overturn Roe v. Wade, but could uphold multiple abortion restrictions in newly passed state laws, say two prominent health law experts. They explain why such action would exacerbate health, social, and economic inequities […]

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Thematic Areas: Health & Human Rights