Defend Truth

Fatima Hassan and Els Torreele

Fatima Hassan heads the Health Justice Initiative and is a human rights lawyer and social justice activist. The Health Justice Initiative is a new public health and law initiative focusing on Covid-19, drawing on the expertise of multi-disciplinary researchers in law, economics, and public health, as well as universities and experts in and outside of South Africa. Els Torreele is a social justice activist and access to medicine researcher and activist, and the former executive director of the Médecins Sans Frontières Access Campaign.