On June 1, GSL Research Fellow Roojin Habibi, GSL Director Steven Hoffman and research partners of the Global Health Law Consortium and the International Commission of Jurists published an article in the Health Human Rights Journal and Opinio Juris to argue that in the wake of COVID-19 Global Health Law has to explicitly be shaped around human rights.
In the article, Habibi et al. call on governments and multilateral institutions to act expeditiously to recognize the inextricable linkages between public health and human rights as they prepare for treaty deliberations in late 2021.
Harmonizing global health law and human rights law
Realizing the right to health through capacity building of public health systems
Facilitating international cooperation through global governance
Read the full article here.