Neiloy Sircar, JD, LLM

Postdoctoral Scholar
Cardiovascular Research Inst

Neil Sircar, JD, LLM is a human rights lawyer specializing in global and public health, global governance, and health in humanitarian crises. He recently concluded a Fogarty Global Health Fellowship with the National Institutes for Health through the Northern Pacific Global Health Consortium at the University of Washington. He is principal investigator on a study for assessing the implementation of human rights-based approaches to HIV testing and notification in Kenya with the prominent Kenyan non-governmental organization Kenya Legal and Ethical Issues Network. His research focus is in further developing the legal dimensions to global health and in particular human rights-based approaches to health. With the UCSF Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education Neil intends to further explore rights-based approaches to international tobacco control with respect to laws, policies, practices, and litigation.

Publications: 

Assessing a Human Rights-Based Approach to HIV in Kenya.

Health and human rights

Sircar NR, Saoyo TG, Maleche AA

Fighting Novel Diseases amidst Humanitarian Crises.

The Hastings Center report

Gostin LO, Sircar NR, Friedman EA

Your Claim Has Been Denied: Mental Health & Medical Necessity

Health Law and Policy Brief

Neiloy Sircar

HIV Criminalization Laws and the Right to Health

Health and Human Rights: An International Journal

Neiloy Sircar