Summer Program

Program Agenda

Note: Topics and times are subject to change

Monday, June 18, 2015

FOUNDATIONS: INTRODUCTION TO GLOBAL HEALTH LAW AND INFECTIOUS DISEASES

  • Welcome and introductions
  • Overview of week’s agenda
  • Opening keynote speaker
  • Introduction to global governance of infectious diseases
  • Global health institutions: old and new
  • Financing for infectious diseases

Tuesday, June 19, 2015

DETECTING, PREVENTING, CONTROLLING AND TREATING INFECTIOUS DISEASES

  • Global health security framework: international health regulations
  • Detection: Building capacity to collect data
  • Treatment: Building global network to deliver HIV/AIDS treatment
  • Policy imperatives for global health equity

wednesday, June 20, 2015

DETECTING, PREVENTING, CONTROLLING AND TREATING INFECTIOUS DISEASES

  • Prevention: Balancing individual liberties and community needs in compulsory vaccination
  • Prevention: Regulation of vaccine research & development
  • Control: Legal and policy justifications for public health powers of civil confinement
  • Criminal law & infectious diseases

thursday, June 21, 2015

DETECTING, PREVENTING, CONTROLLING AND TREATING INFECTIOUS DISEASES

  • Control: Simulation
  • Treatment: Forward-looking perspectives on preventing antibiotic resistance
  • Treatment: Strategies for combatting tuberculosis drug resistance

friday, June 22, 2015

FUTURE OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES AND THE LAW

  • Case study: Hepatitis C
  • Evolving approaches to infectious diseases in the U.S.
  • Participants’ perspectives
  • Future of emerging and reemerging infectious diseases
  • Closing remarks