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How can we use human rights frameworks to foster social improvements? Alicia Ely Yamin, visiting professor of law at Georgetown University, will discuss the successes and challenges to using human rights approaches for health, from conceptualization to implementation, and formulate recommendations to make these approaches more effective.
In this lunch seminar, Morten Jerven, Professor of Development Studies (NMBU) will discuss the increasing role of indicators and statistics in Development and Global Health policies. The seminar is part of the series Global Health Unpacked.
This third seminar of the series Global Health Unpacked will explore the growing relations between health and the military. Should the military intervene in health crises? Can health be used to win "the hearts and minds" during a conflict? How to protect the health sector in civil conflicts?
How can law be used in today's environmental struggles?
First guest of the seminar series "Global Health Unpacked", Adam Fejerskov will discuss the Gates Foundation's promotion of technology-based development policies and question the power, legitimacy and accountability of this major player.
Launch of Tvergastein Journal Issue #9
What are the implications of the changing role of NGOs in development?
How can we most effectively organize toward health equity in the era of neoliberal austerity?
What are the consequences when ethnic movements and global humanitarian actors take opposing stances on reproductive health?
Breakfast seminar with Jennifer Palmer.