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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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  • 28 July 2020

    Voices in the Field: Adriaan van Es

    Adriaan van Es, founder and Secretary of IFHHRO, is an MD, family doctor and counselor on end-of-life decisions. Dr van Es is also active in health related human rights advocacy. In his interview with GHLG, he talks about his journey within human...
  • 02 July 2020

    Why the right to self-determination is vital for indigenous peoples in times of COVID-19

    Medes Malaihollo - COVID-19 is having a disproportionately harmful effect on indigenous peoples. Particularly in Brazil, the virus affects the health of these vulnerable groups to such a degree that it constitutes a serious threat to their existence....
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