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Global Health Panel Explores Role of Law and Global Health Collaborations

The World Health Organization (WHO) has designated the O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law at Georgetown Law as a WHO Collaborating Center with a special focus on providing strategic support to the WHO Pan American Health Organization's (PAHO) regional priorities.

To celebrate the designation and mark the O'Neill Institute's 10th anniversary, international leaders in public health, global health and law will discuss the importance of collaborations in achieving improved outcomes in global health during a panel discussion on Thursday, Oct. 26 (live stream information below).

WHAT:
Panel discussion: "The Greatest Health Challenges Facing the 21st Century: Security, Chronic Illness and Access to Care"

WHEN:
Thursday, October 26; 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.

WHERE:
Georgetown University Law Center
Gewirz Student Center, 12th Floor
129 F Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001


This event will be live streamed here.

WHO:
Dr. Francisco Becerra, Assistant Director, Pan American Health Organization
Dr. Rüdiger Krech, Director, Health Systems and Innovation, Office of the Assistant Director-General, World Health Organization
Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health
Dr. Margaret Ann Hamburg, 21st Commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration; President-Elect, American Association for the Advancement of Science; Foreign Secretary, National Academy of Medicine
Ambassador Bonnie Jenkins, former U.S. Department of State's Coordinator for Threat Reduction Programs in the Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation; Visiting Fellow, The Brookings Institution and the University of Pennsylvania's Perry World House
Lawrence O. Gostin (moderator), Faculty Director of the O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law