Outside the Johannesburg High Court, health activists demonstrate during case on silicosis and TB in mining sector (October 2015)

Outside the Johannesburg High Court, health activists demonstrate during case on silicosis and TB in mining sector (October 2015)


Kavanagh M. 2016. “Health Rights: Institutional Effects of Constitutional Provisions on Health Outcomes.” Studies in Comparative International Development  51 (3): 328-364.  

Kavanagh M, Cohn J, Mabote L, Meier BM, Williams B, Russell A, Sikwese K, Baker B. 2015. “Evolving Human Rights and the New Science of Antiretroviral Medicine” Health & Human Rights Journal   17(1): 76.

Meier B, Gelpi A, Kavanagh M, Forman L & Amon J. 2015.Employing Human Rights Frameworks to Realize Access to an HIV Cure.” Journal of the International AIDS Society 18 (1): 20305.

Kavanagh M, Headley J, Russell A. 2015. “Political Conditions of U.S. Global AIDS Programs Slow Down,The Lancet   285: 419.

Beyrer C, Birx DL, Bekker, Barré-Sinoussi F, Cahn P, Dybul MR, Eholié SP, Kavanagh M, Katabira T, Lundgren JD, Mworeko L, Pala M, Puttanakit T, Ryan O, Sidibé M, Montaner JSG. 2015. “The Vancouver Consensus: antiretroviral medicines, medical evidence, and political will.”  The Lancet  386 (9993) 505–507.

Kavanagh M.  2014. “The Politics & Epidemiology of Transition: PEPFAR and AIDS in South Africa,” Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes, 65(3): 247.

Kavanagh M and Baker B. 2014. “Governance and Transparency at PEPFAR,” Lancet Global Health   2 (1): 13.

Kavanagh M. 2004. “Rewriting the Legal Family: Beyond Exclusivity to a Care-Based Standard.” Yale Journal of Law & Feminism 16: 83.

Working Papers

“A Political Economy of HIV Medical Guidelines: Drivers of Diffusion” with Somya Gupta. 

“Law and Tuberculosis Policy in South African Prisons: Evidence on the Limits of Change,” with John Stephens.

“Aid, Global Health and the Politics of Community Participation in the U.S. PEPFAR Program” 


Collins C. and Kavanagh M. 2014. “Don’t Put The Brakes On Ending AIDS: An Analysis of U.S. Aid Impact,” Health Affairs online.

Kavanagh, M. 2013. “US must follow India's prescription on health and IP,” Asian Age, 2 October.

Kavanagh, M. 2013. “The Economics of Cancer: Learning From India About Innovation,” Huffington Post, 5 April.

Kavanagh M. 2012. “Uganda, Political History, and Construction of U.S. Foreign Policy by Twitter,” Foreign Policy in Focus.

Kavanagh M. and Thorpe, M. 2011. “PEPFAR’s Declining Investment in Treatment,” Health Affairs online, Nov 29.

Kavanagh M.  et. al. 2009.  The Future of Global Health: Ingredients of a Bold and Effective U.S. Initiative, Lead Author, Report of the Global Health Initiative Working Group, May.

Kavanagh M. 2008  “Living with HIV, Dying of TB,” Treatment Issues, December.

Kavanagh M. 2005. “Operation Vula Manzi [Open Water]: Resisting Water Privatization in South Africa” Clamor: Economics, Issue 35: Nov/Dec.

Kavanagh M. 2005. “South Africa’s Freedom Charter at 50—Struggles with Neoliberalism” Z Magazine 18: 9 September.