Harvard School of Public Health - FXB Center for Health and Human Rights

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About Us

The François-Xavier Bagnoud Center for Health and Human Rights is the first academic center to focus exclusively on health and human rights. The Center combines the academic strengths of research and teaching with a strong commitment to service and policy development.

Center faculty work at international and national levels through collaboration and partnerships with health and human rights practitioners, governmental and nongovernmental organizations, academic institutions, and international agencies to do the following: 1) expand knowledge through scholarship, professional training, and public education 2) develop domestic and international policy focusing on the relationship between health and human rights in a global perspective 3) engage scholars, public health and human rights practitioners, public officials, donors, and activists in the health and human rights movement.