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02.16.19

Social Protection Floors and Health: Challenges for 2030

By Laura Norato

Social protection has emerged as one of the key policy instruments to reduce inequality and poverty simultaneously, while also promoting inclusive growth. According to the concept note from the recent Ministerial Forum on Social Protection at the United Nations headquarters in New York -February 12, 2019-, currently, 187 countries have committed to establishing Social Protection […]

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02.04.19

International Expert Group Calls on WHO’s Emergency Committee to Reconvene; Declare Ebola a Public Health Emergency

By Johan Marulanda

CONTACT:  Karen Teber / km463@georgetown.edu EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: Monday, February 4, 2019; 0800 GMT / 0300 ET WASHINGTON – An international group of public health and legal experts say the time has come for the World Health Organization to convene the Emergency Committee once again, and for the WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus to consider […]

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01.23.19

Global Policy Surveillance: Challenges and Opportunities

By Johan Marulanda

Hosted by the Center for Public Health Law Research at Temple University The second webinar in this series will explore the challenges and opportunities for global policy surveillance, framing it within the current state of global comparative law and policy research, and describing emerging use examples, and standards and practices to support the growing field. […]

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01.15.19

Getting Serious About Health Equity: Systematic, Comprehensive Approaches to Leave No One Behind Webinar

By Johan Marulanda

Speakers: Michael Marmot, Director, Institute of Health Equity, University College London Anna Coates, Chief, Office for Equity, Gender, and Cultural Diversity, PAHO/WHO Moses Mulumba, Executive Director, Center for Health, Human Rights & Development Nicole Valentine, Acting Coordinator, Social Determinants of Health, WHO Eric Friedman, Global Health Justice Scholar, O’Neill Institute Moderator: Matthew Kavanagh, Director, Global Health Governance Initiative, […]

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12.07.18

The Universal Periodic Review: Is It Delivering for Global Health?

By O’Neill Institute

This article was written by: Judith Bueno de Mesquita, Lecturer and Acting Director Human Rights Centre Clinic, School of Law and Human Rights Centre, University of Essex Dabney P. Evans, Associate Professor, Hubert Department of Global Health, Emory University Rebekah Thomas, Technical Officer, Gender, Equity and Human Rights, World Health Organization The United Nations Universal […]

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12.04.18

Mapping the Evolution of the Right to Health at the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

By O’Neill Institute

This article was written by Gillian MacNaughton, Assistant Professor in the School for Global Inclusion and Social Development at the University of Massachusetts Boston, and Mariah McGill, a Senior Fellow with the Program on Human Rights and the Global Economy at Northeastern University School of Law. The post of the UN High Commissioner for Human […]

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