With the holiday season approaching, we have a tremendous opportunity to raise additional funds for Physicians for Human Rights--but it requires your help in the form of a few mouse clicks.
With an innovative approach and new format to this year's annual PHR National Conference, you may have a few questions about what to expect and how to attend. Below, we've answered some "Frequently Asked Questions" about this year's conference, Health and Human Rights Education in 2010, being held on February 20 at Boston University School of Medicine (Boston, MA).
Robert S. Lawrence, MD, a founding member of PHR and the Chair of PHR's Board of Directors, has been awarded the Sedgwick Memorial Medal at the 137th Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association (APHA). The medal, considered the APHA's most prestigious award, was presented at a ceremony in Philadelphia on November 10, 2009.
For PHR members in Canada, we'd like to extend an invitation to an important meeting in Toronto on the case of three Sri Lankan doctors detained earlier this year.
Women's health and human rights are finally being promoted and protected by PEPFAR---thanks to the efforts of activists like you. In the 2010 annual PEPFAR Country Operational Plan (COP) guidance to the field, the Obama administration urged country teams to promote greater coordination between HIV/AIDS programs and family planning and reproductive health.