Benjamin Mason Meier

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Professor of Global Health Policy

CB 3435

103 Abernethy Hall

Chapel Hill, NC 27599

United States

http://https://www.benjaminmasonmeier.com/

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“  Dr. Meier’s interdisciplinary research—at the intersection of international law, public policy, and global health—examines human rights frameworks in global health law.  ”

Scholarly Papers (86)

1.

Travel Restrictions Violate International Law

Science, 367(6485): 1436 (2020)
Number of pages: 1 Posted: 25 Jun 2020
Benjamin Mason Meier, Roojin Habibi and Y. Tony Yang
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, York University, Osgoode Hall Law School and George Washington University
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Has Global Health Law Risen to Meet the COVID-19 Challenge? Revisiting the International Health Regulations to Prepare for Future Threats

48 Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics 376-381 (2020)
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 11 May 2020 Last Revised: 08 Feb 2021
Lawrence O. Gostin, Roojin Habibi and Benjamin Mason Meier
Georgetown University - Law Center - O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law, York University, Osgoode Hall Law School and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Downloads 689 (52,751)
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Global Health Law, COVID-19, International Health Regulations, World Health Organization

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Implementing an Evolving Human Right Through Water and Sanitation Policy

Water Policy, Vol. 15, 2013
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 05 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 09 Apr 2013
Benjamin Mason Meier, Georgia Kayser, Urooj Amjad and Jamie Bartram
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill
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human rights, global water governance, water and sanitation policy, United Nations, human rights indicators

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Rights-Based Approaches to Preventing, Detecting, and Responding to Infectious Disease

Rights-Based Approaches to Preventing, Detecting, and Responding to Infectious Disease, in Infectious Diseases in the New Millennium: Legal and Ethical Challenges (Mark Eccleston-Turner & Iain Brassington, eds) (2020, Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 25 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 13 Sep 2020
Benjamin Mason Meier, Dabney P. Evans and Alexandra Phelan
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Hubert Department of Global Health and Center for Global Health Science & Security
Downloads 347 (120,621)
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US Efforts to Realise the Right to Health Through the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

13 Human Rights Law Review (2013)
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 05 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 04 Jul 2015
Benjamin Mason Meier and Lance Gable
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Wayne State University Law School
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Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, right to health, United States

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Global Health Governance and the Contentious Politics of Human Rights: Mainstreaming the Right to Health for Public Health Advancement

Stanford Journal of International Law, Vol. 46, No. 1, 2010
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 22 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 08 Apr 2013
Benjamin Mason Meier
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Downloads 224 (187,979)
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World Health Organization, global health policy, human rights

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Global Health Takes a Normative Turn: The Expanding Purview of International Health Law and Global Health Policy to Meet the Public Health Challenges of the 21st Century

Global Community: Yearbook of International Law and Jurisprudence (2011)
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 19 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 03 Jul 2013
Benjamin Mason Meier
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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global health policy, human rights, international health law, norms

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International Protection of Persons Undergoing Medical Experimentation: Protecting the Right of Informed Consent

Berkeley Journal of International Law (BJIL), Vol. 20, p. 513, 2003
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 07 Apr 2013
Benjamin Mason Meier
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Downloads 206 (203,390)
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Examining the Practice of Developing Human Rights Indicators to Facilitate Accountability for the Human Right to Water and Sanitation

6 JOURNAL OF HUMAN RIGHTS PRACTICE 159-181 (2014).
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 04 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 18 Jul 2018
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill, The Water Institute and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill
Downloads 192 (216,670)
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accountability; water and sanitation; indicators; human rights treaty bodies; post-2015 agenda; United Nations

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The Highest Attainable Standard: Advancing a Collective Human Right to Public Health

Columbia Human Rights Law Review, Vol. 37, 2005
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 06 Apr 2013
Benjamin Mason Meier
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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From the Bottle to the Grave: Realizing a Human Right to Breastfeeding Through Global Health Policy

Case Western Reserve Law Review, Vol. 60, No. 4, 2010
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 25 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 24 May 2016
Benjamin Mason Meier and Miriam Labbok
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Department of Maternal and Child Health
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global health policy, breastfeeding, maternal and child health, human rights

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Global Obligations to Ensure the Right to Health: Strengthening Global Health Governance to Realise Human Rights in Global Health

Yearbook of International Disaster Law (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 05 Oct 2021 Last Revised: 01 Apr 2022
Benjamin Mason Meier, Judith Bueno de Mesquita and Caitlin R. Williams
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, University of Essex - School of Law and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill, Gillings School of Global Public Health
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COVID-19, Human Rights, Extraterritorial Obligations, World Health Organization, Nationalism, Global Health Governance

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Bridging International Law and Rights-Based Litigation: Mapping Health-Related Rights Through the Development of the Global Health and Human Rights Database

Health And Human Rights: An International Journal, Vol. 14, 2012, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 12-056, Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 12-016
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 03 May 2012 Last Revised: 01 Feb 2015
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Georgetown University - Law Center, O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law, Georgetown University and Georgetown University - Law Center - O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law
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global health, human rights database, international law, rights-based ligitation, health-related rights, national health policy, jurisprudence

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Human Rights Accountability through Treaty Bodies: Examining Human Rights Treaty Monitoring for Water and Sanitation

26 Duke Journal of Comparative & International Law 141-230 (2015)
Number of pages: 90 Posted: 20 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 21 Mar 2016
Benjamin Mason Meier and Yuna Kim
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill
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Human Rights, Accountability, Human Rights Treaty Bodies, Right to Water, Water

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Responding to the Public Health Harms of a Globalizing World Through Human Rights in Global Governance (Introduction)

Benjamin Mason Meier & Lawrence O. Gostin, Introduction, Responding to the Public Health Harms of a Globalizing World through Human Rights in Global Governance. In Benjamin Mason Meier & Lawrence Gostin (eds.), HUMAN RIGHTS IN GLOBAL HEALTH: RIGHTS-BASED GOVERNANCE FOR A GLOBALIZING WORLD.
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 21 May 2018 Last Revised: 31 Mar 2019
Benjamin Mason Meier and Lawrence O. Gostin
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Georgetown University - Law Center - O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law
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Human rights, Global health, Global governance, Global health governance, Institutions, International law, Health and human rights, Human rights-based approach to health, Human rights mainstreaming

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Human Rights Treaty Bodies: Monitoring, Interpreting, and Adjudicating Health-Related Human Rights

Human Rights in Global Health: Rights-Based Governance for a Globalizing World (Oxford University Press 2018)
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 14 Jun 2019
Benjamin Mason Meier and Virgínia Brás Gomes
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Human rights treaty bodies, Human rights monitoring, Accountability, Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, Human rights indicators

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Monitoring the Progressive Realization of the Human Rights to Water and Sanitation: Frontier Analysis as a Basis to Enhance Human Rights Accountability

Oxford Handbook of Water Politics and Policy (2017)
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 13 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 11 May 2017
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill and Office of the High Commissioner of Human Rights (OHCHR)
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U.S. Health Care Reform as a Means to Realize the International Human Right to Health

Debates on U.S. Health Care (Jennie Jacobs Kronenfeld, Wendy E. Parmet & Mark A. Zezza, eds.), (Sage, NY), 2012 Forthcoming
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 29 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 07 Jul 2012
Benjamin Mason Meier and Dhrubajyoti Bhattacharya
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Loyola University of Chicago
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Affordable Care Act, Right to Health

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The Evolution of Human Rights in World Health Organization Policy and the Future of Human Rights Through Global Health Governance

128 Public Health 179-187 (2014).
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 03 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 18 Jul 2018
Benjamin Mason Meier and William Onzivu
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Independent
Downloads 112 (332,023)
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World Health Organization, Global Health, Human Rights

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Strengthening Human Rights in Global Health Law: Lessons from the COVID-19 Response

Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 25 May 2021
Judith Bueno de Mesquita, Anuj Kapilashrami and Benjamin Mason Meier
University of Essex - School of Law, University of Essex and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Downloads 110 (336,182)
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Human Rights, Global Health, COVID-19, World Health Organization, United Nations

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The Development and Implementation of Human Rights Law in World Health Organization Governance

Elgar Companion to the Law and Practice of the World Health Organisation (Scarlett McArdle & Stephanie Switzer, eds. Forthcoming 2021)
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 08 Feb 2021
Benjamin Mason Meier, Senait Fisseha and Judith Bueno de Mesquita
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Essex - School of Law
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World Health Organization, Human Rights Law, Global Health Governance, Right to Health

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Translating the Human Right to Water and Sanitation into Public Policy Reform

20 Science and Engineering Ethics 833-848 (2014).
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 03 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 18 Jul 2018
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill, Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, The Water Institute, Independent and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill
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Human Rights, Water and Sanitation, International Law, Public Policy, Water Governance, Public Health

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Going Negative: How Reproductive Rights Discourse Has Been Altered from a Positive to a Negative Rights Framework in Support of 'Women's Rights'

WOMEN’S GLOBAL HEALTH AND HUMAN RIGHTS, p. 83, Padmini Murthy & Clyde Lanford Smith, eds., Jones & Bartlett Publishers, 2009
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 27 Dec 2011
Benjamin Mason Meier and Reilly Anne Dempsey
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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legal frameworks, human rights, reproductive health, norm evolution

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Rights Based Approaches to Public Health Systems

RIGHTS-BASED APPROACHES TO PUBLIC HEALTH, p. 19, Elvira Beracochea, Corey Weinstein & Dabney Evans, eds, November 2010
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 26 Dec 2011
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Wayne State University Law School, Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and University of Cape Town (UCT)
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right to health, determinants of health, global health policy, national health policy, human rights

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Framing Human Rights in Global Health Governance

In Benjamin Mason Meier & Lawrence Gostin (eds.), Human Rights in Global Health: Rights-based Governance for a Globalizing World, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 21 May 2018
Benjamin Mason Meier and Lawrence O. Gostin
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Georgetown University - Law Center - O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law
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global health governance, human rights law, global health law, institutions, human rights mainstreaming, United Nations Development Group

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Conceptualizing a Human Right to Prevention in Global HIV/AIDS Policy

5 Public Health Ethics 263-282, UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2155933
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 02 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 27 Jun 2018
Benjamin Mason Meier, Kristen Nichole Brugh and Yasmin Halima
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill and American University - School of International Service
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HIV/AIDS, Human Rights, Disease Prevention

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The Paradox of Happiness: Health and Human Rights in the Kingdom of Bhutan

Health and Human Rights: An International Journal (2016, Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 21 Mar 2016
Benjamin Mason Meier and Averi Chakrabarti
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Harvard University - Department of Global Health and Population
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Bhutan, Gross National Happiness, Right to Health

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International Obligations Through Collective Rights: Moving from Foreign Health Assistance to Global Health Governance

Health and Human Rights, Vol. 12, No. 1, p. 61, 2010
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 26 Dec 2011
Benjamin Mason Meier and Ashley M. Fox
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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human rights, global health governance, public health, right to health

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Making Health a Human Right: The World Health Organisation and the United Nations Programme on Human Rights and Scientific and Technological Developments

13 Journal of the Historical Society 195-229, 2013
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 22 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2018
Benjamin Mason Meier
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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World Health Organization, global health policy, human rights, scientific and technological developments

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Human Rights Provide Justification for the Health in All Policies Approach

Health and Human Rights: An International Journal, June 2013, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 26 May 2013 Last Revised: 15 Feb 2015
Benjamin Mason Meier, Paul Brodish and Meri Koivusalo
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill and Government of the Republic of Finland - National Institute for Health and Welfare
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Autonomous Vehicles: Developing a Public Health Research Agenda to Frame the Future of Transportation Policy

Travis J Crayton & Benjamin Mason Meier, Autonomous Vehicles: Developing a Public Health Research Agenda to Frame the Future of Transportation Policy, 6 Journal of Transport & Health 245-252 (2017).
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 13 May 2017 Last Revised: 14 Jul 2018
Travis Crayton and Benjamin Mason Meier
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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Autonomous Vehicles, Public Health, Road Casualties, Environmental Health, Healthy Aging, Urban Planning

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Global Health Governance and a Framework Convention on Global Health

Global Health Governance, Volume 9, No. 1, 2015
Number of pages: 178 Posted: 11 May 2018
Wayne State University Law School, University of the Witwatersrand, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and University of Pennsylvania - School of Social Policy & Practice
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Breathing Life into the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control: Smoking Cessation and the Right to Health

Yake Journal of Health Policy, Law, and Ethics, Vol. 5, No. 137, 2005
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 07 Apr 2013
Benjamin Mason Meier
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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An Agenda for Normative Policy Analysis in the Study of Global Health Governance

Law and Global Health, Current Legal Issues, Volume 16, Michael Freeman, Sarah Hawkes and Belinda Bennett, eds., Forthcoming
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 13 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 18 Jul 2018
Benjamin Mason Meier
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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Right to Health Litigation and HIV/AIDS Policy

Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics, Vol. 39, p. 81, Spring 2011
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 26 Dec 2011
Benjamin Mason Meier and Alicia Ely Yamin
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Harvard University - Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics
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HIV/AIDS, human rights, health litigation, global health policy

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Evolving Human Rights and the Science of Antiretroviral Medicine

Health and Human Rights Journal, Vol. 17, No. 1, pp. 76 - 90 (2015), Northeastern University School of Law Research Paper No. 236-2015
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 12 Jul 2015
Georgetown University, University of Pennsylvania - Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, AIDS and Rights Alliance of Southern Africa, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, University of the Witwatersrand - Reproductive Health and HIV Research Unit (RHRU), Health GAP, African Community Advisory Board and Northeastern University - School of Law
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The Stellenbosch Consensus on the International Legal Obligation to Collaborate and Assist in Addressing Pandemics: Clarifying Article 44 of the International Health Regulations

International Organizations Law Review (2020), DOI No: 10.1163/15723747-2020024
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 19 Dec 2020 Last Revised: 26 May 2021
York University, York University, University of Geneva - Graduate Institute, Geneva (IHEID), University of Cambridge, University of Cape Town (UCT) - Faculty of Law, University of Geneva, Kings College London, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of TorontoUniversity of Toronto, Georgetown University - Law Center - O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law, York University, Osgoode Hall Law School, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, CSEF - University of Naples Federico II, Institute of Tropical Medicine (ITM), University of Warwick, University of Washington - School of Law and Harvard University - Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics
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Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties; treaty interpretation; international health regulations; international organizations; World Health Organization; international duty to assist; global health governance; international human rights law

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70 Years of Human Rights in Global Health: Drawing on a Contentious Past to Secure a Hopeful Future

The Lancet (VOLUME 392, ISSUE 10165, P2731-2735, DECEMBER 22, 2018)
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 23 May 2019
Georgetown University - Law Center - O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, World Health Organization, World Health Organization and World Health Organization
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Assessing National Public Health Law to Prevent Infectious Disease Outbreaks: Immunization Law as a Basis for Global Health Security

Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 09 Jul 2019
Tsion Ghedamu and Benjamin Mason Meier
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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Facilitating Access to a COVID-19 Vaccine Through Global Health Law

The Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics, Vol. 48, Issue 3, at 622-626, DOI: 10.1177/1073110520958892.
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 18 Oct 2020
Lawrence O. Gostin, Safura Abdool Karim and Benjamin Mason Meier
Georgetown University - Law Center - O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law, University of the Witwatersrand - School of Public Health and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Downloads 52 (509,893)
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global health law, COVID-19, vaccine, global governance

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A Rights-Based Approach to Health Care Reform

RIGHTS-BASED APPROACHES TO PUBLIC HEALTH, Elvira Beracochea, Corey Weinstein & Dabney Evans, eds., Springer, November 2010
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 27 Dec 2011
Benjamin Mason Meier and Anja Rudiger
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and National Economic and Social Rights Initiative
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health care reform, human rights, human right to health

Health as Freedom: Addressing Social Determinants of Global Health Inequities Through the Human Right to Development

Bioethics, Vol. 23, No. 2, p. 112, 2009
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 26 Dec 2011
Benjamin Mason Meier and Ashley M. Fox
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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human rights, right to development, social determinants of health, right to health, neoliberal development policy, globalization

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The United Nations Children's Fund: Implementing Human Rights for Child Health

Human Rights in Global Health: Rights-Based Governance for a Globalizing World (Oxford University Press 2018)
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 09 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 22 Feb 2019
Benjamin Mason Meier, Mitra Motlagh and Kumanan Rasanathan
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and UNICEF
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Convention on the Rights of the Child, Committee on the Rights of the Child, child health, rights-based approach to health, human rights mainstreaming, treaty monitoring, Sustainable Development Goals

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A ‘Burning Opportunity’ for Human Rights: Using Human Rights as a Catalyst for Policies to Mitigate the Health Risk of Household Air Pollution

9 Journal of Human Rights and the Environment 89-106 (2018)
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 28 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 22 May 2018
Benjamin Mason Meier, Ipsita Das and Pamela Jagger
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill
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human rights, household air pollution, energy poverty, environmental health, sustainable development, public policy

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Introduction: Global Health and Human Rights

Foundations of Global Health & Human Rights (Oxford University Press 2020)
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 27 Oct 2020
Lawrence O. Gostin and Benjamin Mason Meier
Georgetown University - Law Center - O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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North Carolina and the Evolving Global Health Policy Agenda

North Carolina Medical Journal, Vol. 71, No. 5, p. 452, September/October 2010
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 26 Dec 2011
Benjamin Mason Meier and Kristen Nichole Brugh
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill
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global health policy, North Carolina

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A Human Rights Approach to the Health Implications of Food and Nutrition Insecurity

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 22 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 28 Mar 2017
Ana Sumei Ayala and Benjamin Mason Meier
O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law, Georgetown University and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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Food security, Nutrition security, Malnutrition, Human rights, Right to food, Right to health

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Global Health Rights: Employing Human Rights to Develop and Implement the Framework Convention on Global Health

Health and Human Rights: An International Journal, Vol. 15(1) 2013, pp. 17-31, Wayne State University Law School Research Paper No. 2013-11
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 11 May 2013 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2015
Lance Gable and Benjamin Mason Meier
Wayne State University Law School and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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The Stellenbosch Consensus on Legal National Responses to Public Health Risks

International Organizations Law Review (2020)
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 14 Dec 2020
York University, Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, University of Geneva - Graduate Institute, Geneva (IHEID), University of Cambridge, University of Cape Town (UCT) - Faculty of Law, York University, University of Geneva, Kings College London, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of TorontoUniversity of Toronto, Georgetown University - Law Center - O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, CSEF - University of Naples Federico II, Institute of Tropical Medicine (ITM), University of Warwick, University of Washington - School of Law and Harvard University - Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics
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Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties, International Health Regulations, international organizations, World Health Organization, global health law, pandemics, travel bans, trade restrictions

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COVID-19 Raises a Health & Human Rights Imperative to Advance a UN Convention on the Rights of Older Persons

BMJ Global Health (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 15 Nov 2021 Last Revised: 29 Nov 2021
Benjamin Mason Meier, Victoria Matus and Maximillian Seunik
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Pan American Health Organization and Independent
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Human Rights, Older Persons, COVID-19, Healthy Ageing

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Examining National Public Health Law to Realize the Global Health Security Agenda

Medical Law Review, Forthcoming, Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2017-18
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 23 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 04 Aug 2017
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Independent, Independent, Network for Public Health Law, O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law, Georgetown University, Georgetown University Law Center, Temple University, Temple University and Center for Public Health Law Research, Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
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Global health security, Public health emergencies, Public health law

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Analyzing the Human Rights Impact of Increased Digital Public Health Surveillance during the COVID-19 Crisis

Health & Human Rights Journal, Vol. 22, No 2, December 2020
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 15 Dec 2020
University of Warwick, University of Geneva, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of TorontoUniversity of Toronto and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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COVID-19, Human Rights, Public Health, Surveillance, Technology

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Populist Nationalism Threatens Health and Human Rights in the COVID-19 Response

American Journal of Public Health
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 10 Dec 2020
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill, Gillings School of Global Public Health, Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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Populism, Human Rights, Health, World Health Organization

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Human Rights in Global Health Governance

12 Global Health Governance 4-10 (2018)
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 21 Mar 2018
Benjamin Mason Meier, Hanna Huffstetler and Lawrence O. Gostin
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill and Georgetown University - Law Center - O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law
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Complementarity in Public Health Systems: Using Redundancy as a Tool of Public Health Governance

Annals of Health Law, Forthcoming, Wayne State University Law School Research Paper No. 2013-09
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 20 Apr 2013
Lance Gable and Benjamin Mason Meier
Wayne State University Law School and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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Implementing Community Participation Through Legislative Reform: A Study of the Policy Framework for Community Participation in the Western Cape Province of South Africa

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 09 Jul 2012
Benjamin Mason Meier, Caitlin Pardue and Leslie London
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Cape Town (UCT)
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participation, rights-based policy, community health committees, South Africa

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The World Health Organization in Global Health Law

The Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics, Vol. 48, Issue 4, Pp. 796-799. DOI: 10.1177/1073110520979392
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 22 Jan 2021
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, University of Washington - School of Law, Kings College London, York University, Osgoode Hall Law School, University of Warwick and Georgetown University - Law Center - O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law
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Global Health Law, Health Law & Policy, Global Health, COVID-19, Infectious Diseases, World Health Organization

58.

Development of Human Rights through WHO

Human Rights in Global Health: Rights-Based Governance for a Globalizing World (Oxford University Press 2018).
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 19 Jul 2019
Benjamin Mason Meier and Florian Kastler
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Université Paris V Rene Descartes
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World Health Organization, international health governance, Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Cold War, International Covenant on Economic Social and Cultural Rights, Health for All, Declaration of Alma-Ata, HIV/AIDS

59.

The Right to Health Must Guide Responses to COVID-19

The right to health must guide responses to COVID-19, The Lancet (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 10 Jun 2020
United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Right to Health, University of Essex - School of Law, UNAIDS, Kenya Legal and Ethical Issues Network and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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Right to Health, COVID-19

60.

Employing Human Rights Frameworks to Realize Access to an HIV Cure

Journal of the International AIDS Society, Forthcoming, Benjamin Mason Meier, Adriane Gelpi, Matthew M. Kavanagh, Lisa Forman & Joseph J. Amon, Employing Human Rights Frameworks to Realize Access to an HIV Cure, 18 JOURNAL OF THE INTERNATIONAL AIDS SOCIETY 1-7 (2015).
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 26 Jan 2016
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Harvard University - Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics, Georgetown University, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of TorontoUniversity of Toronto and Human Rights Watch
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HIV cure, human rights, right to health, operations research, global governance, essential medicines.

61.

Introducing Global Health Law

Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics 47(4):788-793 (2019)
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 22 May 2020
Lawrence O. Gostin and Benjamin Mason Meier
Georgetown University - Law Center - O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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Global health law, law, global health, World Health Organization

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The Pan American Health Organization and the Mainstreaming of Human Rights in Regional Health Governance

Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics, Vol. 42, 2014
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 27 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 18 Mar 2016
Benjamin Mason Meier and Ana Sumei Ayala
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law, Georgetown University
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63.

Ratification of Human Rights Treaties: The Beginning, Not the End

Lancet, Vol. 374, p. 447, 2009
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 27 Dec 2011
Benjamin Mason Meier and Jocelyn Getgen Kestenbaum
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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human rights, right to health, indicators

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From Conception to Realization: A Human Right to Health

Hastings Center Report, p. 4, May-June 2010
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 27 Dec 2011
Benjamin Mason Meier, Lisa Forman and Lisa Forman
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of TorontoUniversity of Toronto
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human rights, right to health, rights-based accountability

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The Commission on Information and Accountability for Women’s and Children’s Health: Establishing International Processes for State Reporting to an Independent Monitoring Body

Health & Human Rights, April 2011
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 27 Dec 2011
Benjamin Mason Meier and Jocelyn Getgen Kestenbaum
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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accountability, women's health, children's health, monitoring body

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The Fourth Pillar of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control: Harm Reduction and the International Human Right to Health

Public Health Reports, Vol. 121, 2006
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 06 Apr 2013
Benjamin Mason Meier and Donna Shelley
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Columbia University - Mailman School of Public Health
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Accountability for the Human Right to Health Through Treaty Monitoring: Human Rights Treaty Bodies & the Influence of Concluding Observations

Global Public Health, 2017, DOI: 10.1080/17441692.2017.1394480
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 31 May 2018 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2018
Benjamin Mason Meier, Marlous De Milliano, Averi Chakrabarti and Yuna Kim
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill, Harvard University - Department of Global Health and Population and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill
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Right to health, Human rights monitoring, Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, United Nations, Accountability

68.

Modernizing State Public Health Enabling Statutes to Reflect the Mission and Essential Services of Public Health

Journal of Public Health Management & Practice, Vol. 15, No. 2, p. 112, 2009
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 26 Dec 2011
Benjamin Mason Meier, Kristine M. Gebbie and Jacqueline Merrill
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, CUNY Hunter College and Columbia University
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essential services, mission, public health law, statutory modernization, Turning Point Model State Public Health Act

69.

Incorporating a Gender Perspective to Realise the Health and Human Rights of Older Persons

Ageing, Health and International Law: Towards an International Legal Framework to Advance the Health and Human Rights of Older Persons (Allyn Taylor & Patricia Kuszler, eds.)
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 23 Feb 2021
Caitlin R. Williams, Erin Bennett and Benjamin Mason Meier
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill, Gillings School of Global Public Health, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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Ageing, older persons, human rights, gender

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Dissident Blood: Using Critical Feminist Study to Advance the Health and Human Rights of Menstruators (Book Review)

Health & Human Rights Journal 2021
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 09 Aug 2021
Caitlin R. Williams, Ashley Huff and Benjamin Mason Meier
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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menstrual health, menstruation, human rights

71.

The Shibboleth of Human Rights in Public Health

Lancet Public Health, published online, August 19, 2020, at 1-2. DOI: 10.1016/S2468-2667(20)30182-1
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 01 Sep 2020
Georgetown University - Law Center - O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law, University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill, Gillings School of Global Public Health and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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human rights, public health law

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International Criminal Prosecution of Physicians: A Critique of Professors Annas and Grodin's Proposed International Medical Tribunal

American Journal of Law and Medicine, Vol. 30, p. 419, 2004
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 07 Apr 2013
Benjamin Mason Meier
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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73.

Human Rights in Public Health: Deepening Engagement at a Critical Time

20 Health & Human Rights Journal, 85-91 (2018).
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 10 Jan 2019
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Hubert Department of Global Health, Georgetown University, University of Maryland and University of Leipzig
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Transitions in State Public Health Law: Comparative Analysis of State Public Health Law Reform Following the Turning Point Model State Public Health Act

American Journal of Public Health, Vol. 99, No. 3, p. 423, 2009
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 27 Dec 2011
Benjamin Mason Meier, Kristine M. Gebbie and James G. Hodge
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, CUNY Hunter College and Arizona State University (ASU) - Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law
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state public health law, turning point model state public health act, law modernization

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Your Health Is in Your Hands? US CDC COVID-19 Mask Guidance Reveals the Moral Foundations of Public Health

EClinicalMedicine - The Lancet
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 27 Aug 2021
Johns Hopkins University - Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, University of California, Irvine School of Law, Hubert Department of Global Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and University of Oklahoma
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COVID-19, public health, individualism, collective responsibility, health equity, human rights

76.

Research Handbook on Global Health Law (Book Review)

Yearbook of International Disaster Law 2021
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 13 Jul 2021
Benjamin Mason Meier
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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Global Health Law, Global Health Governance

77.

Human Rights for Health across the United Nations

Health & Human Rights Journal, Vol. 21, No. 2, December 9, 2019.
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 24 Feb 2020 Last Revised: 02 Mar 2020
Benjamin Mason Meier and Lawrence O. Gostin
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Georgetown University - Law Center - O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law
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health law, health policy, human rights

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Monitoring Attacks on Health Care as a Basis to Facilitate Accountability for Human Rights Violations

Health & Human Rights Journal, Vol. 23, No. 1, 2021
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 08 Jul 2021
Benjamin Mason Meier, Hannah Rice and Shashika Bandara
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Harvard University - Brigham and Women's Hospital and McGill University
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Human Rights, Global Health, Violence, International Humanitarian Law, World Health Organization

79.

Where is the 'Public' in American Public Health? Moving from Individual Responsibility to Collective Action

Where is the “Public” in American Public Health? Moving from Individual Responsibility to Collective Action, EClinicalMedicine - The Lancet (2022)
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 03 May 2022
Johns Hopkins University - Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Hubert Department of Global Health, University of California, Irvine School of Law, University of Oklahoma and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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Public Health, COVID-19

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Advancing the Human Right to Health: Eleanor Kinney's Seminal Contributions to the Development and Implementation of Human Rights for Public Health

Indiana Health Law Review, 2020, Wayne State University Law School Research Paper No. 2020-70
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 09 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2020
Benjamin Mason Meier and Lance Gable
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Wayne State University Law School
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81.

Travel Restrictions and Variants of Concern: Global Health Laws Need to Reflect Evidence

Meier, Benjamin Mason et al. “Travel restrictions and variants of concern: global health laws need to reflect evidence.” Bulletin of the World Health Organization vol. 100,3 (2022): 178-178A. doi:10.2471/BLT.21.287735
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 20 Apr 2022
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, University of Essex - School of Law, University of Geneva - Graduate Institute, Geneva (IHEID), University of Cape Town (UCT) - Faculty of Law, University of Geneva, Kings College London, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of TorontoUniversity of Toronto, Georgetown University - Law Center - O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law, York University, Osgoode Hall Law School, CSEF - University of Naples Federico II, Georgetown University - The O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law, University of Warwick, University of Washington - School of Law, Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, Harvard University - Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics and York University
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travel restrictions, COVID-19, Global Health Law

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Examination of the Relationship between Public Health Statute Modernization and Local Public Health System Performance

Journal of Public Health Management & Practice, Vol. 15, No. 4, p. 292, 2009
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 27 Dec 2011
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Columbia University, CUNY Hunter College, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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essential services, logistic regression, mission, performance, public health law, statute

83.

Human Rights as a Framework for Eliminating Female Genital Schistosomiasis

PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases 2022
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 15 Apr 2022
Caitlin R. Williams, Maximillian Seunik and Benjamin Mason Meier
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill, Gillings School of Global Public Health, Independent and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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Female Genital Schistosomiasis, Neglected Tropical Disease, Human Rights, Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

Global Health Governance through the UN Security Council: Health Security vs. Human Rights?

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 16 Feb 2021
Sharifah Sekalala, Caitlin R. Williams and Benjamin Mason Meier
University of Warwick, University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill, Gillings School of Global Public Health and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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human rights, UN Security Council, health security

Global Health Governance through the UN Security Council: Health Security vs. Human Rights?

Posted: 16 Feb 2021
Sharifah Sekalala, Caitlin R. Williams and Benjamin Mason Meier
University of Warwick, University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill, Gillings School of Global Public Health and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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human rights, UN Security Council, health security

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Developing an Innovative Pandemic Treaty to Advance Global Health Security

Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics (Forthcoming)
Posted: 17 Aug 2021 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2021
Lawrence O. Gostin, Benjamin Mason Meier and Barbara Stocking
Georgetown University - Law Center - O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and University of Cambridge - Murray Edwards College

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Global Health Law, World Health Organization, Pandemic Treaty

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Solidarity in the Wake of COVID-19: Reimagining the International Health Regulations

The Lancet, 396(10244), 82-83
Posted: 25 Feb 2021
University of Washington - School of Law, York University, Osgoode Hall Law School, University of Geneva - Graduate Institute, Geneva (IHEID), University of Geneva, Kings College London, Georgetown University - Law Center - O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Georgetown University - The O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law, Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, Harvard University - Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics, University of Cape Town (UCT) - Faculty of Law, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of TorontoUniversity of Toronto, Institute of Tropical Medicine (ITM), University of Warwick and York University

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Human Rights in the World Health Organization: Views of the Director-General Candidates

19 Health and Human Rights 293-298
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 17 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2020
Benjamin Mason Meier
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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Human Rights, Global Health, World Health Organization, Right to Health