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Barriers to Healthcare: Does Law have a Role to Play in Solving the Problems?

Note: This event will be held in Edinburgh, Scotland.
Monday, May 19 - Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Conference presented by the International Bar Association and co-sponsored by the Law Society of Scotland and New York City Bar Association (Committee on Science and Law). For the complete program click here. See below for further description.

Topics include:
  • Ingress, egress, process and largess: what is meant by 'access to healthcare'?
  • 'Oh doctor, can you help me?': the regulation of health professionals and providers
  • A long hard look in a mirror: HIV and the law – an examination of barriers to facilitating access to HIV treatment
  • One for you, one for me: a comparison of different models of paying for healthcare and their role in overcoming or creating obstacles to universal access
  • Barriers, frontiers and pioneers: the effect of new healthcare technologies
  • 'You must be joking –you want what?' Is healthcare a right or a privilege, or simply a right of the privileged?


The Edinburgh Zoo


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