Yasmin Batliwala, A4ID’s Chief Executive, joined Lady Hale of Richmond, President of the Supreme Court of the UK, and a panel of experts at Chatham House on 28 October 2019 to mark the launch of the Lancet-O’Neil Institute Commission on Global Health and Law’s report on ‘The legal determinants of health: harnessing the power of law for global health and sustainable development’.
A4ID has supported Doctors of the World UK to access legal assistance to ensure the necessary documentation is in place for their new online platform designed to help doctors provide vulnerable patients with the specialist care they require.
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) works in over sixty countries around the world, providing emergency medical aid to people affected by crises.
Pharmaceutical companies have taken a stance against their drugs being used in lethal injection executions, particularly in the U.S.. In honouring the right to life as such, these large corporations have effectively championed human rights. Which begs the question, are there wider lessons to be learnt for better synergy between human rights and business? The […]
Targets 3.1 By 2030, reduce the global maternal mortality ratio to less than 70 per 100,000 live births 3.2 By 2030, end preventable deaths of newborns and children under 5 years of age, with all countries aiming to reduce neonatal mortality to at least as low as 12 per 1,000 live births and under-5 mortality to at […]
From 23 – 26 November 2015, A4ID CEO Yasmin Batliwala attended the Commonwealth People’s Forum – a gathering of third and public sector professionals from across the Commonwealth.
When the Eleos Foundation needed legal support for a project providing low-cost “tele-medicine” services in India, A4ID was able to provide help through Dechert, one of our Legal Partners.
The cost of drugs can prevent many people from accessing healthcare. Work by our legal partners for MSF led to patent agreements which will help ensure drugs are available for the developing world.
It is inevitable that disasters do happen. But new work by our legal partners considers how the law can be used to ensure that the international response is as swift and effective as possible.