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The Future of Food Safety






Food safety issues are once again in the news.  A large outbreak of E. coli O104:H4, centered in Germany, has sickened more than 3,000 people and killed 35.  After a lengthy investigation, German public health authorities believe the source of the E. coli to be bean and seed sprouts. This recent outbreak highlights the need […]

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Launch of HealthLawandLigitation.com






The National Health Law Program (NHeLP) and the O’Neill Institute are pleased to announce the launch of HealthLawandLitigation.com. Since the enactment of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (“ACA”), more than a dozen lawsuits have been filed in federal courts challenging the constitutionality of the law.  NHeLP and the O’Neill Institute have joined together […]

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World Health Assembly 2011 Outcomes and United Nations AIDS Review Preview






Will the world’s premier health organization be able to reform itself to revive its global health leadership in the years ahead? Such was undoubtedly the question on the mind of health officials and civil society from around the world as they attended the 64th World Health Assembly (WHA) last month, the World Health Organization’s annual […]

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From Science Speaks Blog: Dybul on PEPFAR






Note: The following is a re-post of the interview by John Donnelly, “Dybul on PEPFAR: ‘The sky was the limit,’” which was originally published on Science Speaks: HIV & TB News on June 2, 2011.  It is re-posted here with permission from Science Speaks. John Donnelly, Dybul on PEPFAR: ‘The sky was the limit’ Ambassador […]

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The World Health Assembly: Reforming the WHO and Global Governance for Health






Note: An earlier version of this post, drafted by Eric A. Friedman, O’Neill Institute Law Fellow and Lawrence O. Gostin, O’Neill Institute Faculty Director, was disseminated as an O’Neill Institute Briefing on May 18, 2011. In late May, the World Health Assembly (WHA) discussed an ambitious agenda of reform of the World Health Organization (WHO) […]

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