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O’Neill Institute Event this Thursday February 23rd on Georgetown University’s Main Campus

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DIALOGUES ON BEING HUMAN: Intersections of Art, Health and Dignity with artist Jesse Krimes in dialogue with Marc Howard of the Prison and Justice Initiative moderated by Alicia Ely Yamin, Director of the Health and Human Rights Initiative. Anita Alvin Nilert is the Art Dialogues Curator please direct any questions or comments to an435@georgetown.edu. Artist […]

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Testimony of Prof. Timothy Westmoreland – Medicaid Oversight: Existing Problems and Ways to Strengthen the Program

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This statement was given by Professor Timothy Westmoreland on January 31st, 2017 to the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, Committee on Energy and Commerce. Prof. Westmoreland is a Senior Scholar at the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law and Visiting Professor at Georgetown University Law Center. Any questions or comments can be directed […]

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Informed Consent, Gendered Power Relations and the IACHR: the I.V. vs. Bolivia Case

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This post was written by Andrés Constantin. Andrés is an Adjunct Professor of law at Universidad Torcuato Di Tella. Any questions or comments can be directed to aconstantin@utdt.edu. The right to health requires respect for the will of the individual person with respect to his or her own well-being. To that effect, informed consent should […]

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Reproductive Health & Zika in Venezuela

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This post was written by Andrés Constantin. Andrés is an adjunct professor of law at Universidad Torcuato Di Tella. Any questions or comments can be directed to aconstantin@utdt.edu. On February 5, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein stated that upholding women’s human rights is essential if the response to the […]

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Is the “Best If Used By” Food Date Label the Best Buy to Prevent Food Waste?

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This post was written by Janelle Langan, a LL.M Global Health Law Graduate from Georgetown University Law Center. Any questions or comments about the post should be directed to jl2009@georgetown.edu. As the recent holiday season comes to a close, it is clear that food is not only a traditional basic need but also a central […]

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