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09.27.18

The UN High-Level Meeting on TB: An Opportunity for States to Implement Rights-Based Approaches to TB?

By Drew Aiken

Yesterday was the first-ever UN High Level Meeting on Tuberculosis. After much build-up, advocacy, and negotiation throughout the last year, the Political Declaration includes some critical commitments to scale up access to diagnosis and medicines, including by reaffirming the TRIPS Agreement and the Doha Declaration (para 19) and committing to providing diagnosis and treatment to […]

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05.16.18

Abortion, Conscience & Health: A Global Polemic?

By O'Neill Institute

PUBLICATION OFFICIALLY LAUNCHED The O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law and Women’s Link Worldwide proudly announce the official launch of their joint publication Conscientious Objection and Abortion: A Global Perspective on the Colombian Experience. Download publication: English | Español In 2009, the Colombian Constitutional Court issued a landmark Decision T-388/09 that sets important […]

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05.15.18

Human Rights in Global Health: Rights-Based Governance for a Globalizing World

By O'Neill Institute

Edited by Benjamin Mason Meier and Lawrence O. Gostin Institutions matter for the advancement of human rights in global health. Given the dramatic development of human rights under international law and the parallel proliferation of global institutions for public health, there arises an imperative to understand the implementation of human rights through global health governance. This volume analyzes […]

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Thematic Areas: Health & Human Rights

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