Sunday, April 08, 2007

Catching up in Person? Up-coming Events

Here's information about a conference the topic of which is genuinely close to my heart. I'm going to give a talk there, so please do let me know in case you read this blog on the odd occasion and you will be around. Always good to catch up in person when there's a chance.

Theoretical Perspectives on Global Health and Human Rights
19th April 2007 Institute of Law Medicine and Bioethics University of Liverpool Lecture theatre 3, Liverpool Law School

Convenors: Dr Maria Stuttaford and Professor Gillian Lewando Hundt, University of Warwick Professor John Harrington, University of Liverpool

13.30 - 13.40 Welcome Professor Alan Irwin (Dean of SES Liverpool)

13.40 – 14.00 Opening remarks Professor John Harrington (University of Liverpool), Dr Maria Stuttaford (University of Warwick), Professor Gillian Hundt (University of Warwick)

14.00 – 15.30 Professor Paul Hunt (UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Health) ‘Reflections on Implementing the Right to Health’ Professor Upendra Baxi (University of Warwick) 'The Place of the Human Right to Health. Contemporary Approaches to Global Justice; Some Impertinent Interrogations'

16.00 – 17.30 Dr Lisa Forman (Canadian Institutes of Health Research) 'What Future for the Minimum Core? From the Margins to the Centre: The International Right to Health and the South African Experience'
Professor Udo Sch√ľklenk (Glasgow Caledonian University) 'The 10/90 Gap in International Health Research - Drug R&D: Whose Moral Responsibility is it?' 17.30 End of Session 19.30 Dinner (details will be provided on a separate sheet)

20th April 2007 Institute of Law Medicine and Bioethics
University of Liverpool Lecture theatre 3, Liverpool Law School
9.30 – 11.00
Professor John Harris and Muireann Quigley (University of Manchester) on the ethical limits of global organ markets
Professor Simon Caney (University of Oxford) 'Global Justice, Health and Climate Change'

11.30 – 13.00 Professor Robyn Martin (University of Hertfordshire) 'Comparative National Population Health Laws And Comparative Approaches To Human Rights: Seeking Global Health In A Disparate World'
Dr Brigit Toebes (University of Aberdeen) 'Taking a Human Rights Approach to Health Care Commercialisation'

13.00 – 14.00 Lunch 14.00 – 14.45 Professor Roger Brownsword (King's College London) 'The Ancillary-Care Responsibilities of Researchers: Reasonable But Not Great Expectations'

14.45 -15.15 Concluding remarks Dr Maria Stuttaford and Professor Gillian Lewando Hundt, University of Warwick, Professor John Harrington, University of Liverpool

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