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Global Health Law Groningen Research Centre

We are witnessing a number of serious challenges in relation to health including a change in disease patterns, some of which are lifestyle-related as well as increasing health inequalities within and between states. Additionally, many countries are struggling with the detrimental health effects of environmental degradation, climate change, international migration, urbanization and internal conflicts. This is affecting the health and wellbeing of individuals worldwide, especially those who are marginalised and disadvantaged. Global Health Law Groningen focuses on these issues from the perspective of international law.

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  • 03 October 2019

    Niet langer roken op straat of in de auto?

    In een multidisciplinair onderzoeksproject gefinancierd door het Longfonds gaat hoogleraar gezondheidsrecht Brigit Toebes met onderzoekers uit andere disciplines op zoek naar de aard en reikwijdte van rookvrije ruimtes; zones binnen en buiten waar niet...
  • 02 October 2019

    Change is gonna come

    I was this week in New York, at the United Nations. More specifically I participated in the UN High Level Meeting on Universal Health Coverage as a representative of the Medicus Mundi International Network Health for All!
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