Q&A: “From Laws and Standards to Implementation of Interventions in Global Health” with Rajat Khosla

The USC Law & Global Health Collaboration hosted Rajat Khosla, Senior Human Rights Officer at the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, Sept. 27, 2018,  to discuss interventions in global health. In this Q&A learn about his background in global health and human rights, as well as challenges and successes he's … Continue reading Q&A: “From Laws and Standards to Implementation of Interventions in Global Health” with Rajat Khosla

Stand up for human rights to – and through – health, experts urge government

The report from the High Level Working Group on Health and Human Rights of Women, Children and Adolescents is handed over to WHO Director-General Margaret Chan at the 70th World Health Assembly May 22. Photo Courtesy WHO.

A transformative report published May 22 by a United Nations-backed group will set the health and human rights agenda for women, children and adolescents over the next decade. Calling for bold leadership and action to realize rights “to health and through health,” the report was endorsed as a blueprint for action by World Health Organization and the UN … Continue reading Stand up for human rights to – and through – health, experts urge government

Leaders appointed to champion health, human rights of the vulnerable

UN Photo/Martine Perret. License: CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

For the first time, the world’s governing bodies have tasked a group of experts to expand the health and human rights of women, children and adolescents everywhere. The World Health Organization and the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights named the new working group members Sept. 22. USC’s Sofia Gruskin, director … Continue reading Leaders appointed to champion health, human rights of the vulnerable