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LAW 0997: International Law and Public Health
Spring 2020 • Section 21 • CRN 12053

Course Description

This writing seminar examines the many treaties, institutions and customs that govern how health is protected and promoted in the international system. Specific topics will include communicable disease control (e.g., SARS), chronic disease control (Framework Convention on Tobacco Control), international human rights and health, access to medicines (e.g., the TRIPS Agreement), the institutional structure of global health governance (World Health Organization, Global AIDS Fund), and health-related business regulation.


Day/Time Location
M 4:00-5:50 PM Klein 7B

Course Details

  • Scott Burris
Credit Hours

3 Credits



Course Type
  • Writing
Course Modality


Fulfills J.D. Requirement
  • Writing Research


Registration Info

Equivalent Courses

You may not register for this course if you are enrolled in or have already taken the following:

  • LAW 0497 (International Law and Public Health)

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