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Professor Gorik Ooms

LicJur PhD

Honorary Professor
of Global Health Law & Governance

LSHTM
15-17 Tavistock Place
London
WC1H 9SH
United Kingdom

Gorik Ooms is a human rights lawyer and a global health scholar, Honorary Professor of Global Health Law & Governance at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, Adjunct Professor at the Law Faculty of Georgetown University, and Visiting Professor at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences of Ghent University. Between 1990 and 2008, he worked with Médecins Sans Frontières Belgium in different positions, and as Executive Director from August 2004 until June 2008. He is one of the co-chairs of the Lancet Commission on a synergistic approach to universal health coverage, health security, and health promotion. 

Affiliations

Department of Global Health and Development
Faculty of Public Health and Policy

Centres

Health in Humanitarian Crises Centre

Research

Research Area
Health care financing
Health policy
Equity
Global Health
Discipline
Development studies
Political science
Socio-legal studies
Law
Disease and Health Conditions
HIV/AIDS
Country
Ethiopia
Kenya
Mozambique
Malawi
Uganda
Region
Sub-Saharan Africa (developing only)
World