Benjamin Mason Meier

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Associate Professor of Global Health Policy

CB 3435

103 Abernethy Hall

Chapel Hill, NC 27599

United States

http://bmeier.web.unc.edu/

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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1.

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
Downloads 285 (69,401)
Citation 2

Abstract:

human rights, global water governance, water and sanitation policy, United Nations, human rights indicators

2.

Examining the Practice of Developing Human Rights Indicators to Facilitate Accountability for the Human Right to Water and Sanitation

Journal of Human Rights Practice, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 04 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 01 Dec 2013
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill, The Water Institute, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill
Downloads 147 (139,573)
Citation 1

Abstract:

accountability; water and sanitation; indicators; human rights treaty bodies; post-2015 agenda; United Nations

3.

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
Downloads 137 (156,524)

Abstract:

Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, right to health, United States

4.

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
Downloads 110 (170,606)

Abstract:

global health policy, human rights, international health law, norms

5.

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 108 (173,652)

Abstract:

World Health Organization, global health policy, human rights

6.

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
Downloads 104 (200,926)

Abstract:

Affordable Care Act, Right to Health

7.

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
Downloads 98 (188,319)
Citation 1

Abstract:

global health, human rights database, international law, rights-based ligitation, health-related rights, national health policy, jurisprudence

8.

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
Downloads 71 (224,311)

Abstract:

global health policy, breastfeeding, maternal and child health, human rights

9.

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

Public Health, "Reforming the World Health Organization: Beyond Empty Calls", Forthcoming
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 03 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 24 Feb 2015
Benjamin Mason Meier and William Onzivu
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Independent
Downloads 69 (234,053)

Abstract:

World Health Organization, Global Health, Human Rights

10.

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

Science and Engineering Ethics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 03 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 12 Feb 2014
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, The Water Institute, Independent and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill
Downloads 61 (264,487)

Abstract:

Human Rights, Water and Sanitation, International Law, Public Policy, Water Governance, Public Health

11.

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
Downloads 56 (200,926)
Citation 3

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12.

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, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and University of Cape Town (UCT)
Downloads 54 (279,899)

Abstract:

right to health, determinants of health, global health policy, national health policy, human rights

13.

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

Public Health Ethics, (online), Forthcoming, UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2155933
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 02 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 08 Jan 2013
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
Downloads 51 (291,714)

Abstract:

HIV/AIDS, Human Rights, Disease Prevention

14.

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

The Journal of the Historical Society, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 22 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 14 Mar 2015
Benjamin Mason Meier
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Downloads 51 (286,930)

Abstract:

World Health Organization, global health policy, human rights, scientific and technological developments

15.

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
Downloads 43 (304,533)

Abstract:

human rights, global health governance, public health, right to health

16.

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 FXB Center for Health and Human Rights, Harvard University
Downloads 43 (318,523)

Abstract:

HIV/AIDS, human rights, health litigation, global health policy

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
Downloads 40 (349,582)
Citation 1

Abstract:

human rights, right to development, social determinants of health, right to health, neoliberal development policy, globalization

18.

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
Downloads 41 (304,533)

Abstract:

legal frameworks, human rights, reproductive health, norm evolution

19.

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 Henry Brodish and Meri Koivusalo
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill and National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL)
Downloads 40 (315,577)

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20.

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
Downloads 36 (219,632)

Abstract:

Human Rights, Accountability, Human Rights Treaty Bodies, Right to Water, Water

21.

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 35 (312,786)

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22.

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
Downloads 33 (349,288)

Abstract:

health care reform, human rights, human right to health

23.

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
Downloads 32 (349,288)

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24.

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)
Downloads 31 (359,697)

Abstract:

participation, rights-based policy, community health committees, South Africa

25.

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
Downloads 30 (324,278)
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26.

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
Downloads 24 (374,586)

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27.

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 and Lisa Forman
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and University of Toronto
Downloads 24 (400,823)

Abstract:

human rights, right to health, rights-based accountability

28.

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 Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
Downloads 19 (410,515)
Citation 1

Abstract:

human rights, right to health, indicators

29.

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: 34 Posted: 13 Feb 2014
Benjamin Mason Meier
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Downloads 18 (363,357)

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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 Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
Downloads 17 (420,602)

Abstract:

accountability, women's health, children's health, monitoring body

31.

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
Downloads 16 (435,917)
Citation 1

Abstract:

essential services, mission, public health law, statutory modernization, Turning Point Model State Public Health Act

32.

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
University of Pennsylvania, Political Science, 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
Downloads 13 (356,266)

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33.

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
Downloads 12 (363,357)

Abstract:

global health policy, North Carolina

34.

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
Downloads 11 (461,451)

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35.

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 Jr.
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, CUNY Hunter College and Arizona State University (ASU) - Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law
Downloads 11 (461,451)
Citation 1

Abstract:

state public health law, turning point model state public health act, law modernization

36.

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
Downloads 8 (441,038)
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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
Downloads 6 (466,421)

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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
Downloads 4 (500,248)

Abstract:

essential services, logistic regression, mission, performance, public health law, statute

39.

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, Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 13 Oct 2016
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill, Office of the High Commissioner of Human Rights (OHCHR) and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill
Downloads 0 (387,064)

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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 University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill
Downloads 0 (327,273)

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Bhutan, Gross National Happiness, Right to Health

41.

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, University of Pennsylvania, Political Science, University of Toronto and Human Rights Watch
Downloads 0 (451,113)

Abstract:

HIV cure, human rights, right to health, operations research, global governance, essential medicines.