Health

OAS Publishes Guide on Safeguarding Rights of Vulnerable Groups in Context of COVID-19 Response

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On April 7, 2020, the Organization of American States published a "Practical Guide to Inclusive Rights-Focused Respo

International Governance of Global Health Pandemics

COVID-19 has disrupted the world as we know it with the declaration of national disaster, imposition of strict quarantines, and economic disruptions. In order to provide some context for the role of international law in public health emergencies, this Insight provides brief history of how the international community has created institutional governance to respond to global health pandemics.

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24
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3
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Anastasia Telesetsky
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U.N. General Assembly Approves Political Declaration on Health for All

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On September 23, 2019, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the first Political Declaration on healthcare, titled

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