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Joanne Csete is an expert on health and human rights, especially access to health services for criminalized people and gender-related rights. She is an adjunct associate professor of public health at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health and a member of the Johns Hopkins-Lancet Commission on Drug Policy and Public Health. Csete has a Ph.D. in public health nutrition from Cornell University, a master's degree in public health from Columbia and a B.A. in economics from Princeton University.

  •  April 14, 2016 
“A drug-free world — we can do it!” was the tragically misguided slogan of the last major United Nations summit on drug control in 1998. UN member states will soon come together in the General Assembly, from April 19 to 21, for another try at getting drug control right. There is good cause to …

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