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Focus Areas

Our work spans domestic and international law including health law, consumer protection law, trade law, investment law, intellectual property law, drug control law, human rights law and constitutional law.

Tobacco

The development and implementation of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, particularly the defence of tobacco control measures against tobacco industry lawsuits and legal threats.

Global Action on NCDs

The role of law in combating the rising global burden of cancer and other non-communicable diseases.

Alcohol

Regulatory controls on alcohol pricing, availability and promotion to reduce alcohol-related harm, and the role of international instruments in guiding national laws and policies.

Obesity

Regulatory interventions to reduce overweight and obesity, and the role of international instruments in guiding national laws and policies.

Treatment and Support

The intersection of law and cancer treatment and support, including access to treatment and care, discrimination, regulation of alternative therapies and end-of-life decision-making.

Access to Opioid Analgesics

Enhancing the global availability of morphine for cancer pain relief, particularly ensuring that international and national laws and policies promote rather than impede access.