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Janani Shanthosh is Academic Lead of the Health and Human Rights Programme at the Australian Human Rights (AHR) Institute. She is also a Research Fellow based at The George Institute for Global Health. Jan works across a number of areas at the intersection of health systems and international human rights including women’s health and human rights and non-communicable disease prevention and the law.

Her work aims to develop empirical research tools that human rights advocates, policy makers and researchers can use to evaluate public health law (in terms of power, effectiveness, acceptability and sustainability), and to inform the design of legislative reform.