[Ip-health] Last chance registration: WCL-PAHO Global health conference

Sean Flynn sflynn at wcl.american.edu
Mon Mar 19 11:22:07 PDT 2012

The American University Washington College of Law, Pan American Health Organization, and Royal Norwegian Embassy in Guatemala are pleased to present the Inaugural Conference on Global Health, Gender and Human Rights. 


The Conference will feature plenary presentations and breakout sessions on the human rights and global health challenges associated with 1) disabilities and mental health, 2) maternal morbidity and mortality, 3) access to medicines, 4) aging, 5) tobacco control, and 6) discrimination based on gender identity. Conference participants will help formulate recommendations that will serve to advance the use of international human rights instruments and standards as tools to improve health policies in the Americas and around the world.   
The Conference will be held at the American University Washington College of Law in Washington, DC on March 21 and 22, 2012. 


Registration is free but required. You can register at https://www.wcl.american.edu/secle/cle_form.cfm <https://www.wcl.american.edu/secle/cle_form.cfm>  


For background information on the conference, please visit http://www.healthgenderhumanrights.org/ <http://www.healthgenderhumanrights.org/>  


The schedule and background paper for the access to medicines working group is available at:


http://new.paho.org/wcl/index.php/access/ <http://new.paho.org/wcl/index.php/access/> 



Sean M Fiil Flynn 
Associate Director 
Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property (PIJIP) 
American University Washington College of Law
4801 Massachusetts Ave., NW 
Washington, D.C. 20016
(202) 274-4157            


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