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prof. mr. dr. B.C.A. Toebes

Professor, Health Law in a Global Context
prof. mr. dr. B.C.A. Toebes
+31 50 36 35676 (Pls email me)

Recent projects

Inaugural lecture (English)

Netherlands Ministry of Social Affairs, member of the committee on compulsory vaccination for childcare, December 2018-May 2019.

NWO, travel grant for Prof Scot Burris (Temple University, US): 'developing the justice pillar of the Aletta Jacobs School of Public Health', visit to Groningen from May -July 2019.

Research Handbook on Global Health Law - Edward Elgar Publishing, as co-editor together with Prof Gian Luca Burci, Graduate Institute Geneva, 2018, see here.

UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Health (SRRH): April-July 2017:  advising the SRRH on health sector corruption and the right to health. Report available here .

Postdoc projects

2019-2021 - Eur 360.000 from Netherlands Lung Foundation for multidisciplinary research project into novel smoke free zones.

2016-2019- Eur 300.000 from Dutch Cancer Society (KWF) for project entitled 'The rights of children to a tobacco-free environment: a proposal for a collaborative project between Global Health Law Groningen and the Dutch Cancer Society (KWF)'.

Current PhD projects

Meaghan Beyer (bursary) - 2018-2022- Human Rights, Trade and Food Regulation: Towards a Regulatory Framework to Combat NCDs Caused by Unhealthy Diets.

Natalie Schuck (external) - the right to mental health of affected persons in Ghana.

Veronika Flegar (first supervisor Prof Gijsbert Vonk) - study on how international institutions identify the vulnerability of voluntary and forced migrants in law, policy and practice

David Patterson - PhD project on healthy diets and human rights based approaches.

Past PhD projects

Gender stereotypes and the regulation of abortion

Dr Lucía Berro Pizzarossa

PhD: 20 May 2019

Supervisors: Prof Brigit Toebes and Prof Marcel Brus

Health law in Suriname

Dr Muriel Poepon

PhD: 24 January 2019

Promotores: Prof Leo Damen and Prof Brigit Toebes

The right to health as the basis for universal access to essential medicines

Dr. S. Katrina Perehudoff

PhD: 5 September 2018

Promotores: Prof. H.V. Hogerzeil and Prof. B.C.A. Toebes

Advancing the Right to Health Care in China - Towards Accountability

Dr. Yi (Eva) Zhang, 2014-2018

PhD: 28 May 2018 (cum laude)

Promotores: Prof. B.C.A. Toebes and Prof. M.M.C.A. Brus

Practical Applications of the Flexibilities of the Agreement on trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (text see here)

Dr. Ellen 't Hoen, 2016-2018

PhD: 9 April 2018 (cum laude)

Promotores: Prof H.V. Hogerzeil and Prof. B.C.A. Toebes

Last modified:03 June 2021 11.07 a.m.

Contact information

Oude Kijk in 't Jatstraat 26
9712 EK Groningen
The Netherlands

Department of Transboundary Legal Studies

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+31 50 36 35676 (Pls email me)