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Governing Global Health: Is there a Role for Human Rights?

Human rights norms and principles are now seen as central to global health, offering universal frameworks for the advancement of global justice through public health. Despite the development of health-related human rights under international law, the implementation of these rights requires global governance to translate into policies, programs, and practices.Join us for a panel conversation about organizational efforts to implement human rights and analyze the distinct institutional factors that facilitate or inhibit human rights "mainstreaming" for global health advancement. Panelists include:Lawrence O. Gostin (University Professor, O'Neill Chair in Global Health Law, Georgetown University)Benjamin Mason Meier (Associate Professor of Global Health Policy, Zachary Taylor Smith Distinguished Professor of Public Policy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)Alicia Ely Yamin (Visiting Professor of Law, Georgetown U Law Center; Adjunct Lecturer on Law and Global Health, Harvard University; Panelist, UN Secretary General's Independent Accountability Panel for the SDGs (EWEC); Global Fellow,Norway's Centre on Law and Social Transformation)The program will be moderated by Gavin Yamey, Professor of the Practice of Global Health at Duke.Add'l co-sponsors: Center for International & Comparative Law & International Human Rights Clinic.RSVP to Deirdre White by 9/18

Start Date
Thursday, September 21, 2017
Start Time
4:30 pm
Pearson Building (School of Nursing), Room 1014-Auditorium