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05.15.13

O'Neill Institute Summer Program – Speakers

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The O’Neill Institute 2013 Summer Program is just around the corner. We are thrilled to announce our exciting guest lecturers for this year’s program on non-communicable diseases (NCDs) and the law. The list of lecturers is below. About the Summer Program As global efforts to address non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are accelerating, complexity is increasing and […]

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05.08.13

Shanghai Visiting Scholars' Presentation on "Drug Sale Management in China"

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On April 24, the O’Neill Institute hosted a presentation by two visiting scholars from the Shanghai Food and Drug Administration (SHFDA).  Mr. Ji Chen is the Deputy Director of the Department of Drug Sale and Marketing Control at the SHFDA headquarters. Mr. Junhua Wu is the Senior Drug Inspection Officer of the Pudong Branch of the SHFDA.

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05.07.13

O'Neill Institute's Work on Global Tobacco Control Featured in Tobacco and Poverty Research Network Newsletter

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The O’Neill Institute’s work with international human rights and global tobacco control is featured in the latest edition of the Tobacco and Poverty Research Network newsletter, written by Oscar Cabrera, Executive Director of the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law.  An excerpt of the article is below. Any questions can be directed to cabrera@law.georgetown.edu. International Human […]

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04.26.13

The Incarcerated Are Too Vulnerable to Consent

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This post was written by Lawrence O. Gostin, Faculty Director of the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law at Georgetown University.  Professor Gostin is also a University Professor and director of a World Health Organization Collaborating Center on Public Health Law and Human Rights.  For more information about this post, please contact gostin@law.georgetown.edu. […]

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04.18.13

Student-Led Global Health Impact Report Card Measures Universities’ Commitment to Equitable and Accessible Biomedical Research and Development

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This post was written by Daniel Hougendobler (Georgetown Global Health LL.M. ’13).  Any questions about this post can be directed to dah93@law.georgetown.edu.  Universities play a vital and unique role in the development and equitable dissemination of biomedical innovations.  The recently-released Global Health Impact Report Card, created by Universities Allied for Essential Medicines (UAEM), represents the […]

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04.11.13

The Fourth Annual Empirical Health Law Conference at Georgetown Law

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Empirical Health Law Conference Friday, April 19, 2013 * 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM * Room 2000 Eric E. Hotung International Law Building * Georgetown University Law Center The Fourth Annual Empirical Health Law Conference at Georgetown Law will bring together top scholars to present working papers reflecting the most current set of research projects […]

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03.27.13

Congregating Global Revulsion Against Genocides, War Crimes and Crimes Against Humanity

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This post was written by Eze Eluchie (Georgetown LL.M. ’13).  Eze also organized and participated in the event.  A webcast of this event can be found at http://apps.law.georgetown.edu/webcasts/eventDetail.cfm?eventID=1971.  Any questions about this post or the event can be directed to eie2@georgetown.edu. The quest to congregate global revulsion against the commission of mass murders, forced enslavement […]

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03.27.13

Health Warnings on Junk Food

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This post was written by Alberto Alemanno, O’Neill Institute Scholar and Jean Monnet, Professor of EU Law at HEC Paris.  It was originally published at . Any questions or comments about this post can be directed to alemanno@hec.fr. Chile is set to become the first country in the world to introduce mandatory health warnings on […]

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03.20.13

Juan E. Méndez, the UN’s Special Rapporteur on Torture, and Other Cruel, Inhuman, and Degrading Punishment Reports on Torture and Health-care Settings: The Case of Palliative Care

By Paula Avila

This post was written by Francisco J. Quintana (Legal Intern from Universidad Torcuato Di Tella) and Paula Avila Guillen (Institute Associate) of the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law. Any questions or comments about this post can be directed to fjq2@law.georgetown.edu  or pa390@law.georgetown.edu.            Juan E. Méndez, the UN’s […]

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03.19.13

Uruguay New Abortion Law Starts Debate about Conscientious Objection

By Paula Avila

  This post was written by Francisco J. Quintana (Legal Intern from Universidad Torcuato Di Tella) and Paula Avila Guillen (Institute Associate) of the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law. Any questions or comments about this post can be directed to fjq2@law.georgetown.edu or pa390@law.georgetown.edu.            In October 2012, Uruguay became one of the few […]

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