Bridging public health, transnational law and human rights to help advance health justice and promote global health equity


I am an international lawyer & research fellow with over eight years of experience using legal and policy research and advocacy to promote global health and human rights. I am interested in how domestic and transnational laws, norms and power relations influence health equity and the realization of health as a human right. 

I'm Roojin (roo-zheen)

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A snapshot of what I am up to...

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When Wars and Pandemics Collide: New Op Ed

11 Mar 2022: As we mark two years of the COVID-19 pandemic, I write in Open Canada that wars and pandemics are inextricably intertwined, and argue that it is a mistake for politicians to rush to declare the end of the COVID-19.


Get in touch. 

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Whether you're a student seeking guidance, a reporter interviewing for a story, or otherwise looking to collaborate, I'd love to hear from you. I also welcome inquiries for pro bono consulting, on a case by case basis. Reach out at roojin.habibi[at]