Navigating the Right to Health: What Happens When Civil Society Activists Move into Government?
Boston University School of Public Health
Department of Health Law, Bioethics & Human Rights
will be hosting a Visiting Scholar Luncheon on
Friday, November 15th at 12:30 PM
715 Albany Street
Talbot Building, Room 307 C (Founders Room)
Navigating the Right to Health: What Happens When Civil Society Activists Move in to Government?
Leslie London, MD
University of Cape Town, South Africa
School of Public Health and Family Medicine
Professor Leslie London is a Public Health Specialist at the University of Cape Town in South Africa. He served as Director of the School of Public Health and Family Medicine and is Head of its Health and Human Rights program. He has served on the South African National Health Research Ethics Council, the Advisory Committee on Human Rights, Ethics and Professional Practice for the Health Professions Council of South Africa and on Boards and Committees of health and human rights non-governmental organizations. His research includes work on the right to health, civil society agency for health rights, dual loyalties and human rights, and environmental justice, as well as health hazards related to pesticide exposures in rural communities.
Lunch will be served
RSVP is preferred but not required