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Community Unites for Town Meeting on Global AIDS and Human Rights

12/05/2008

BOSTON, Dec. 5, 2008 — On Monday, Dec. 8, at Harvard Medical School in Boston, community members and experts join for a landmark town meeting titled "HIV/AIDS and the Right to Health: Leadership in the U.S. and Globally." The event, which commemorates World AIDS Day and the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, is underwritten by Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) through the generosity of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and is co-organized by PHR, AIDS Action Committee of Massachusetts (AAC), Partners In Health, and the Fran??ois-Xavier Bagnoud (FXB) Center for Health and Human Rights.

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RECAP: AIDS Town Meeting Held at UCLA

10/23/2008

Earlier this year, the US approved $48 billion for global AIDS. A few weeks later, the Centers for Disease Control revealed that HIV is spreading in the United States far faster than was previously thought.

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UCLA Hosts PHR Town Meeting on Global and Local AIDS on October 23

10/21/2008

Experts held a town meeting at UCLA sponsored by PHR, UCLA Program in Global Health, and AIDS Project Los Angeles to discuss the current state of efforts to combat the AIDS pandemic...

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Frank Donaghue Congratulates Justice Richard Goldstone on MacArthur Award for International Justice

10/20/2008

"Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) congratulates our distinguished colleague and Board member, Justice Richard J. Goldstone on receiving from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation the prestigious MacArthur Award for International Justice," said PHR CEO Frank Donaghue.

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Allan Rosenfield, MD, PHR Board Member, Passes Away

10/16/2008

Physicians for Human Rights Board Member Allan G. Rosenfield, MD, of Hartsdale, New York, passed away at his home on October 12, 2008. Dr. Rosenfield, 75, a public health leader, renowned professor of obstetrics and gynecology and a forceful and visionary advocate for women's health and human rights had suffered from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and myasthenia gravis.

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