World Health Day 2012 at CEU

Every year, World Health Day is celebrated on 7 April to mark the anniversary of the founding of WHO in 1948. Each year a theme is selected for World Health Day that highlights a priority area of concern for WHO.

Brocher Summer Academy in Global Population Health 2012, “Distributing Human Resources for Health: Ethics and Health Policy”, June 18-22

Call for applications:


Brocher Summer Academy in Global Population Health 2012, “Distributing Human Resources for Health: Ethics and Health Policy”, June 18-22


Organized with Samia Hurst (University of Geneva), Nir Eyal (Harvard University) and Dan Wikler (Harvard University)


Applications are accepted until 15 March 2012



Junior Research Fellow
Tudományos segédmunkatárs

Enikő Demény is a Junior Researcher at the CEU Center for Ethics and Law in Biomedicine (CELAB). She received her PhD in Philosophy in 2006 at the Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj. Her research interests include the impact of new technologies on identity and the family; ethical, legal, social and policy aspects of new converging technologies (biotechnology, nanotechnology, information technology and cognitive sciences); social sciences and bioethics, gender and science, feminist epistemology, the anthropology of international bioethics governance.

Director of the Center for Ethics and law in Biomedicine (CELAB)

Judit Sándor is a full professor at the Faculty of Political Science, Legal Studies and Gender Studies of the Central European University (CEU), Budapest. She had a bar exam in Hungary she conducted legal practice at Simmons & Simmons in London, had fellowships at McGill (Montreal), at Stanford (Palo Alto), and at Maison de sciences de l’homme (Paris), at NYU (New York, as a Global Research Fellow). In 1996 she received Ph.D. in law and political science. She was one of the founders of the first Patients' Right Organization (‘Szószóló’) in Hungary, she was a member of the Hungarian Science and Research Ethics Council, and currently a member at the Hungarian Human Reproduction Commission.
She participated in different national and international legislative, standard setting and policy making activities in the field of biomedical law and bioethics. In 2004-2005 she served as the Chief of the Bioethics Section at the UNESCO. She published seven books in the field of human rights and biomedical law. Her works appeared in different languages, including Hungarian, English, French and Portuguese. Since September 2005 she is a founding director of the Center for Ethics and Law in Biomedicine (CELAB) at the Central European University. She has completed ten European research projects (including: GeneScreen, PUG, STRATA-ETAN GROUP, GeneBanC, PRIVIREAL, PRIVILEGED, Tiss.Eu, RemediE, EULOD, NANOPLAT), founded by the European Commission in the field of biobanks, genetic data, stem cell research, organ transplantation and human reproduction. In 2014-2016 she works at the NERRI and the EUCElLEX Projects.

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