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Peruvian mother and child

Deadly Delays

11/28/2007

Peru's persistently high maternal mortality ratio, the second highest in South America, dramatically illustrates systemic inequities that ravage the overall society and in turn reflect systematic violations of human rights and vast disparities in the health care system.

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Open Letter to 2008 Presidential Candidates on Global Health and HIV/AIDS

10/23/2007

On October 9, 2007, Physicians for Human Rights and Health Gap, US leaders of the Health Workforce Advocacy Initiative, the civil society-led network of the Global Health Workforce Alliance (GHWA), sent an open letter to the 2008 presidential candidates. The letter offered several recommendations for global health proposals, based on the input of health professionals in sub-Saharan Africa and in the United States.

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Promise Unmet - AGHA's Stock Out Survey

10/01/2007

In 2006, PHR's partner group, the Action Group for Health, human rights and HIV/AIDS (AGHA) Uganda, launched its health financing campaign, with the goal to improve the health and human rights of all Ugandans by advocating for increased and effective health sector financing.

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Success Stories from the Field: Curbing the Spread of HIV/AIDS among Drug Injectors

05/31/2007

This document presents brief descriptions of innovative and successful HIV prevention programs targeting injection drug users in Brazil, Russia, India, and a cross-border area of southern China and northern Vietnam.

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Epidemic of Inequality: Women's Rights and HIV/AIDS in Botswana & Swaziland

05/25/2007

Deeply entrenched gender inequities perpetuate the HIV/AIDS pandemic in Botswana and Swaziland,the two countries with the highest HIV prevalence in the world.10 The legal systems in both countries grant women lesser status than men, restricting property, inheritance and other rights.

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