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COVID-19: Public and Global Health Law and Ethics in Pandemi

COVID-19: Public and Global Health Law and Ethics in Pandemic: Human Rights and Model Public Health Laws 
Thursday, June 11, 2020 | 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Program Fee:
This program is free
Register through the Network for Public Health Law 

In this program, Prof. Gostin will discuss public and global health law and ethics in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, including balancing public health with human rights. Prof. Gostin will discuss the use of model public health laws, such as the Model Emergency Health Powers Act. He will also discuss the role of the World Health Organization and global health law. Importantly, he will examine the impact of the pandemic upon vulnerable populations across the globe, and future directions.

Veda Collmer,
Esq., NYSBA Health Law Section Public Health Law Committee Co-Chair, Q&A
Sarah Wetter, JD, Public Health Law Network Fellow, Introductions

Professor Lawrence O. Gostin, University Professor, Founding O'Neill Chair in Global Health Law, and Faculty Director, O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law, Georgetown Law; Director, World Health Organization Collaborating Center on National & Global Health Law.

Sponsoring Committees:
Bioethical Issues, Alan Jeffrey Brudner, Chair
Health Law, Brian T. McGovern, Chair
Immigration and Nationality Law, Victoria F. Neilson, Chair
Science and Law, Aileen Nielsen & Marta Delsignore, Co-Chair

Sponsoring Organizations:
The Network for Public Health Law
New York State Bar Association Health Law Section, Public Health Law Committee
University of Rochester Medical Center Finger Lakes Geriatric Education Center (FLGEC)
Collaborative for Palliative Care

New York City Bar Association 42 West 44th St New York, NY 10036 UNITED STATES

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