Disclaimer: The contents of this website are the sole responsibility of the Health Law & Policy Network and can in no way be taken to reflect the views of the European Union.

Health Law & Policy Network
Healthy Urban Design
Health Law & Policy Network
Policy Analysis and Innovation
Health Law & Policy Network
Pharmaceutical Policy
University Partners

Summer School at Carleton University about clinical trial data transparency.


New open-access JHPPL special issue!!

The Health Law and Policy Network has published an open-access special issue of papers entitled Health Care and the Fate of Social Europe with the Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law. This collection of articles was originally workshopped at our event in Copenhagen. In this special issue, our network of EU health policy scholars explore key issues and intersections between EU health policy, political institutions and actor, and social Europe. Articles in this special issue include:

Introduction: Health Care and the Fate of Social Europe
By Katherine Fierlbeck

What Is EU Public Health and Why? Explaining the Scope and Organization of Public Health in the European Union
By Scott L. Greer and Holly Jarman

Abstract: Public health is notoriously difficult to define, and that is the case for public health in the European Union as much as other political systems. In this article, the authors try to identify the actual scope and meaning of public health as it is institutionalized in the EU political system. Using a mixture of historical policy and legal analysis, the authors show how the evolution of the institutional space called public health in the EU has been shaped by the EU's distinctive constitutional nature,...Read more



Cannabis in Canada: A Primer. Part Four.
Cannabis in Canada: A Primer. Part Seven.

Refugee healthcare in Canada


The Canadian Centre for Refugee & Immigrant Health Care published a series of patient stories in the Spring of 2017...

February 20, 2018. 11:40 AM

Walkability economics II

April 09, 2018. 12:32 PM

Walkability economics

Tristan Cleveland

Despite the internet, most economic activity still takes place in person. In 2015, United States residents physically transported themselves to a cash...

April 09, 2018. 2:28 PM

Clinical guidelines


Clinical Practice Guidelines are not meeting guideline development standards, involve conflicts of interest, and are not always rooted in evidence, reports Cosgrove, Shaughnessy and...

April 26, 2018. 12:36 PM

Morning sickness


A drug commonly prescribed to women to treat morning sickness has recently been demonstrated to not be effective.  Although this finding, impacting health providers and pregnant women...

May 11, 2018. 12:42 PM