Rss Feed
Tweeter button
Facebook button
Webonews button

Lancet Article Offers Recommendations For Reforms To ‘Global Health Law Trilogy’

Lancet Article Offers Recommendations For Reforms To ‘Global Health Law Trilogy’

The Lancet: The global health law trilogy: towards a safer, healthier, and fairer world
Lawrence O. Gostin, professor and faculty director of the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law at Georgetown University; Mary Clare DeBartolo, associate at the O’Neill Institute; and Rebecca Katz, associate professor and co-director of the Center for Global Health Science and Security at Georgetown University, discuss how law can be an important tool in global health policy. The authors write, “The Lancet-O’Neill Institute, Georgetown University Commission on Global Health and the Law aims to demonstrate the power of law to achieve global health with justice. Here, as a prelude to the Commission’s full report, we examine and offer reforms for this global health law trilogy[, including the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC), International Health Regulations (IHR), and the Pandemic Influenza Preparedness (PIP) Framework.] New governance strategies would assure the instruments’ success, providing an essential roadmap for the new WHO director general” (5/15).

Article source: http://kff.org/news-summary/lancet-article-offers-recommendations-for-reforms-to-global-health-law-trilogy/

Speak Your Mind

*