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Inauguration of the Center for the History & Ethics of Public Health as a World Health Organization Collaborating Center

Thursday, October 18, 2012 - 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Columbia University Medical Center Mailman School of Public Health Allan Rosenfield Building 8th Floor Auditorium 722 W. 168th Street

In November 2011, the World Health Organization designated Mailman's Center for the History and Ethics of Public Health as a Collaborating Center for Bioethics. One of six such Centers in the world, it is the only one to focus on the ethics of public health. Dr. Andreas Reis of the World Health Organization will make the formal announcement.

Justice Edwin Cameron a long time human rights advocate, a proponent of the rights of people with HIV and a member of the Constitutional Court of South Africa will deliver the keynote address, Autonomy, Dignity and Rights: A Judge's Reflections.