Skip to Main Content

Archives

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 […]

Tags:

06.11.19

The 72nd World Health Assembly: Health, Justice, and Accountability

By O’Neill Institute

This article was written by Lawrence O. Gostin, Sarah Wetter, and Eric Friedman In his closing remarks at the 72nd World Health Assembly (WHA) on May 28, 2019, WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus urged countries to “commit to regular accountability” in fulfilling promises to meet the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Over course of the […]

Categories:
Tags:

05.16.19

Call to Adopt Global Action Plan to Protect Refugee and Migrant Health at WHA

By Johan Marulanda

CONTACT: Karen Teber / km463@georgetown.edu EMBARGOED: Thursday, May 16, 2019; 6:30 p.m. ET WASHINGTON — The World Health Assembly should “adopt, and robustly implement” the World Health Organization’s Global Action Plan (GAP) to Protect the Health of Refugees and Migrants to better achieve the human right to health for the world’s most vulnerable people. That […]

Tags:

05.14.19

Georgetown study shows aid from the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB, and Malaria linked to reducing corruption, better governance

By Johan Marulanda

New research shows effects of international health aid beyond fighting disease, challenges “dead aid” critique CONTACT: Johan Marulanda / johan.marulanda@georgetown.edu FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WASHINGTON D.C. (May 14, 2019) | International aid from the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria is linked to better governance in low- and middle-income countries, including improved control of […]

Categories:
Tags:

05.07.19

Health and safety at workplaces: an opportunity for a joint effort

By Laura Norato

Last April 29 was the first official world day for safety and health at work. The International Labor Organization inspired by its centenary anniversary, attempted, with the establishment of this date, to reaffirm the importance of a healthier workforce as a prerequisite for a brighter future of work and a more sustainable development. It was […]

05.06.19

Controlling for Measles on College Campuses in Los Angeles and Nationally

By O’Neill Institute

This article was written by: Lawrence O. Gostin, James G. Hodge, Jr., Jonathan Fielding, Scott C. Ratzan, and Barry R. Bloom On April 25, 2019, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health announced public health powers impacting dozens of students infected with, or exposed to, measles at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) […]

Categories:
Tags:

04.30.19

Experts Call to Use the Law to Advance Global Health

By Johan Marulanda

CONTACT: Johan Marulanda / jm3245@georgetown.edu EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: April 30th, 2019 6:30 PM EDT April 30, 2019 WASHINGTON D.C. | An international commission of legal and global health experts build a compelling case and give seven recommendations on how the law can be used as a tool to ensure the public’s health and safety in […]

Categories:
Tags:

The views reflected in this blog are those of the individual authors and do not necessarily represent those of the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law or Georgetown University. This blog is solely informational in nature, and not intended as a substitute for competent legal advice from a licensed and retained attorney in your state or country.

See the full disclaimer and terms of use.