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Take Action: Tell your Congressperson to co-sponsor the Global HEALTH Act


The statistics are shocking. Malawi has only 260 doctors to care for a population of 13 million. The city of Washington, DC--home to 600,000 people--has about twice as many physicians as the entire country of Ethiopia, home to 80 million.Today, as we celebrate World Health Day, the health workforce crisis remains one of the greatest hurdles to realizing the right to health for all in developing countries.

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Global HEALTH Act Introduced In Congress: Read the Bill Now


Yesterday, Representative Barbara Lee (D-CA) introduced the Global HEALTH Act (House Resolution 4933) in Congress. We are thrilled at this opportunity to transform America's global health policy and provide billions more in aid to develop health systems in poor countries.

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The Health Workforce Crisis: In YOUR Words


Over the past month, PHR's Health Rights Advocate blog has highlighted the health workforce crisis in Africa, and how the about-to-be-released Global HEALTH Act can help. Now, we want to hear from you.

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Important Components of the Global HEALTH Act


We are just three weeks away from World Health Day (April 7) and the official launch of advocacy for the Global HEALTH Act of 2010. And we have now heard that Representative Barbara Lee will be introducing the bill in the coming days! Now more than ever we need you to be ready on April 7 to email or call your Congressperson urging him or her to co-sponsor this bill.

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Video Spotlights Lives of Four Kenyan Health Workers


We're just a month away from World Health Day (April 7th) and the official launch of advocacy for the Global HEALTH Act of 2010.

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