Health

WTO Amends TRIPS Agreement to Improve Access to Medicine for Poor Countries (January 23, 2017)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On January 23, 2017, the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) amendment to the WTO Trade Related Aspects of Intel

CJEU Rules States may Prohibit Cosmetic Products Containing Animal-Tested Ingredients from the EU Market (September 21, 2016)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On September 20, 2016, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) handed down a

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Indicates Compensation Package for Haitian Victims of Cholera Outbreak is Forthcoming (September 20, 2016)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On September 20, 2016, outgoing UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon delivered an 

UN Human Rights Commission of Inquiry Concludes ISIS is Committing Genocide Against Yazidis (June 16, 2016)

Author: 
Aldo Perez

UN Security Council Adopts Resolution Condemning Attacks on Medical Facilities and Personnel (May 3, 2016)

Author: 
Douglas Cantwell

On May 3, 2016, the United Nations Security Council adopted Resolution 2286 condemning attacks on m

European Court of Human Rights Rules that Prolonged Detention of Somali Asylum Seeker by Malta Violated Convention’s Prohibitions on Ill-Treatment (May 3, 2016)

Author: 
Douglas Cantwell

On May 3, 2016, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) issued its

World Health Organization Declares Zika Virus International Public Health Emergency (February 1, 2016)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On February 1, 2016, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced that the Zika virus and the recent surge of neurological disorders and birth defects thought to be caused by it constitute an inte

UN Announces Peru will Compensate Woman in Human Rights Abortion Case (January 18, 2016)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On January 18, 2016, the United Nations human rights office announced that Peru agreed to compensate a woman whose human rights had been violated when she was denied an abortion.