Friday, January 28, 2005
The University of Washington School of Law Global Health and Justice Project and the Pactific Northwest enter for Health, Law and Policy are hosting a conference concerning international law, patent law and human rights issues impact health law in the United States. The conference will focus on such questions as: What are the pupoulations that are most at risk of human rights abuses and how does this affect individual and population health? Does patent law really impact access to medical innovations, including new pharmaceuticals? How do trade and trade law affect our health? Featured speakers include Leonard S. Rubenstein, the Executive Director of Physicians for Human Rights, and Sofi Grustkin, the Director of the Program on International Health and Human Rights at Francois-Xavier Bagnoud Center for Health and Human Rights.
The conference will be held February 25-26, 2005. For more information, click here. [bm]