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17 December 2018

Research Handbook on Global Health Law

The effect of globalisation on health has attracted the attention of scholars and policymakers across multiple disciplines. But it is the first time that a research handbook (Edward Elgar) presents a comprehensive coverage of contemporary issues in global health law and governance, as explained by Adjunct Professor Gian Luca Burci, coeditor with Brigit Toebes. For the first time, a group of law and...
30 November 2018

Governance for Health Equity during the sustainable development...

The researchers from Brazil, Nepal, and Rwanda shared the findings from the THINK_SDGs country studies at the Health Systems Research 2018 conference in Liverpool. THINK_SDGs is an initiative launched...

08 November 2018

Michelle Bachelet: What next for human rights and health?

The seventh United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, assumed her duties on 1 September 2018. The former Chilean president was also the first executive director of UN Women...

08 November 2018

The WHA resolution on the global internship programme: 6 months...

On the 24th May, WHO’s member states unanimously adopted their first resolution on the global internship programme. It commits WHO to improving the recruitment and training experience; mandates that by...

07 November 2018

Ilona Kickbusch appointed to Women in Global Health Board of...

Women in Global Health has named Professor Ilona Kickbusch to its 2018 Board of Directors. Ilona Kickbusch joins nine other board members, including Kate Dodson, VP for Global Health at the United Nations...