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Global HEALTH Act National Call-in Day: How Your Organization/School Can Participate


As of today, the global health community has secured seven co-sponsors for the Global HEALTH Act: Reps. John Conyers (MI), Lynn Woolsey (CA), Raul Grijalva (AZ), Keith Ellison (MN), John Garamendi (CA), Fortney Pete Stark (CA) and Diane Watson (CA).

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Maternal Mortality: A Right to Health Approach Will Ensure Integrated Services and Save Lives


The article "Maternal mortality for 181 countries, 1980-2008: a systematic analysis of progress towards Millennium Development Goal 5," released in The Lancet last week, records a global reduction in maternal mortality rates.

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Representative Barbara Lee on the Global HEALTH Act


You are not the only one encouraging your Congressperson to co-sponsor the Global HEALTH Act. Representative Barbara Lee sent a letter to all her Congressional colleagues last week, urging them to support the bill.

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Uganda's Health Workforce Crisis: A Conversation with Mitterand Kiirya


The health workforce crisis in Uganda is immense. Uganda is reportedly losing at least 1,400 skilled professionals each year, and there are only 29,000 medical personnel in a country of 31 million people.

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2200 Strong: Senate Passes Resolution Condemning Uganda's Anti-Homosexuality Bill?Thanks to You


Over the past 2 months, PHR activists have sent more than 2200 emails to their Senators and Congressperson, urging them to condemn Uganda's horrific Anti-Homosexuality Bill.Yesterday, the Senate took a stand. Thanks in part to your advocacy, the Senate passed a resolution (S.R. 409) that not only condemns Uganda's anti-homosexuality law, but also calls on governments around the world to reject and repeal similar laws that criminalize homosexuality.

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