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Global health justice, politics and human rights in the AIDS pandemic: Getting to zero


World AIDS Day - Grand Rounds
Global Health Justice, Politics and Human Rights in the AIDS Pandemic – Getting to Zero

Presented by
Lawrence O. Gostin
University Professor
Founding O'Neill Chair in Global Health Law, Faculty Director, O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law,
Georgetown Law
Director, World Health Organization Collaborating Center on Public Health Law & Human RightsCo-Author of Public Health Law: Power, Duty, Restraint
Author, Global Health Law

Learning Objectives:
Attendees of this session will be able to:

  1. Identify the dual concepts of global health with justice. It is possible to achieve one without the other, but we need both, and attendees will understand why.
  2. Describe the early history of the AIDS Pandemic, including the vital role of social mobilization and civil society action.
  3. Explain the ethical dilemmas posed by the AIDS Pandemic and the policy solutions to ensure effective prevention, harm reduction, and treatment of HIV/AIDS.

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