Global Health Experts Say Elimination of Hepatitis C in the US is Possible: How Do We Make It Happen?
With a growing consensus in the global health community that Hepatitis C (HCV) could be eliminated, a new report highlights a key missing element needed to achieving complete elimination—adequate surveillance and monitoring—and explains how...
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Reforms to a “trilogy” of global health laws are necessary to assure success and provide a critical roadmap for the World Health Organization’s next director-general, say three Georgetown University legal and public health experts.
11-May-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
What are the critical challenges in emergency legal preparedness and policy? Public health preparedness leaders, officials and experts will examine the question during the “Emergency Legal Preparedness Summit” on Friday, April 21, 2017 from...
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Accurate genetic testing stands to transform modern medicine by offering effective, personalized treatment. Last week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration authorized marketing of the first direct-to-consumer genetic health risk tests. Individuals...
13-Apr-2017 12:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
JAMA Viewpoint Explores Impact of President Trumps New Immigration, Refugee Executive Orders on Individual and Public Health
The transformation of US immigration policy could have a harmful effect on the general public, patients and the health care system, say two public health law experts.
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A forum with top legal experts to discuss differences between the Affordable Care Act and the American Health Care Act.
17-Mar-2017 5:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
A legal analysis published today examines the FDA’s regulatory authority to provide consumers with information via tobacco products and their labeling; how actively FDA could do that within existing First Amendment constraints; and new approaches...
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International Case Against Mexico Seeks Recognition of the Right to Community Integration for People with Disabilities Locked in Institutions
Disability Rights International (DRI) and the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law filed a case Wednesday with the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) for the egregious human rights violations against 37 persons with...
19-Jan-2017 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites
Georgetown’s O’Neill Institute Names Former FDA Official as Tobacco Control and Food & Drug Law Program Director
The O’Neill Institute for National & Global Health Law at Georgetown Law has named Eric Lindblom, JD, as director of its Tobacco Control and Food & Drug Law Program.
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Georgetown Professor Says #YellowFever Remains a Global Threat; Advocates Expanding Ring of Vaccination
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Viral Hepatitis is the Seventh Leading Cause of Death Worldwide; U.S. Treatment Interventions Continue To Go Underfunded
An article published on July 6, 2016 in The Lancet ranks viral hepatitis infections – specifically both Hepatitis B (HBV) and Hepatitis C (HCV) – as the seventh leading cause of death worldwide in 2013, up from tenth in 1990. …hepatitis C...
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