The Access to Health Project is an interdisciplinary health and human rights project in which students and faculty from Northwestern Law School's Center for International Human Rights (CIHR) and Northwestern Medicine's Center for Global Health work with a community in the developing world to assess the public health needs of that community, and to design an appropriate, sustainable intervention.
Discover our current work through this initiative.
In early 2016, the Northwestern Access to Health Project (ATH), Justice & Empowerment Initiatives - Nigeria (JEI), and the Nigerian Slum / Informal Settlement Federation (Federation) began working together to conduct a needs assessment of barriers to health and health priorities in Lagos slums.
In 2014, the Northwestern Access to Health Project (NAHP) initiated two health interventions in Douentza, a town in the Mopti region of Mali.
Learn more about what we’ve done through this initiative below.