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Maurer School of Law: Indiana University

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Public Health Law In South Africa, By Sundrasagaran Nadasen, Obijiofor Aginam Apr 2001

Public Health Law In South Africa, By Sundrasagaran Nadasen, Obijiofor Aginam

Indiana Journal of Global Legal Studies

No abstract provided.


The Globalization Of Public Health: Emerging Infectious Diseases And International Relations, David Fidler Oct 1997

The Globalization Of Public Health: Emerging Infectious Diseases And International Relations, David Fidler

Indiana Journal of Global Legal Studies

In this article, Professor Fidler explains how the processes of

globalization have altered traditional distinctions between national and

international public health. Professor Fidler begins the article by

familiarizing the reader with globalization, reminding the reader that

globalization refers to the various factors that infringe upon a sovereign

state's ability to control what occurs in its territory. Next, the article defines

and discusses emerging infectious diseases (EIDs) and examines the

contributions made by globalization to the emergence and reemergence of

EIDs. The article then develops a "pathology of the globalization of public

health ", which helps the reader to understand better ...


Introduction: The Public's Health In The Global Era: Challenges, Responses, And Responsibilities Symposium, David Fidler Oct 1997

Introduction: The Public's Health In The Global Era: Challenges, Responses, And Responsibilities Symposium, David Fidler

Indiana Journal of Global Legal Studies

No abstract provided.


Global Responsibilities: Ethics, Public Health, And Global Environmental Change, Dale Jamieson Oct 1997

Global Responsibilities: Ethics, Public Health, And Global Environmental Change, Dale Jamieson

Indiana Journal of Global Legal Studies

In this article, Professor Dale Jamieson examines the relationship between

climate change and public health from an ethical perspective. He begins by

exploring the link between global environmental change and public health and

concludes that global warming poses a serious potential threat to human

health. Professor Jamieson then questions why the potential health effects of

climate change have received so much attention when the other ramifications

of climate change have been left unaddressed He argues that the combination

of several factors has brought the issue of potential health effects to the

forefront of the climate change debate. One such factor ...


Global Environmental Change: Health And The Challenge For Human Rights, Satvinder Juss Oct 1997

Global Environmental Change: Health And The Challenge For Human Rights, Satvinder Juss

Indiana Journal of Global Legal Studies

No abstract provided.