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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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Letter to President Bush Urges Leadership on Millenium Development Goals

09/22/2008

PHR joins other NGOs in urging President Bush to assert bold and thoughtful leadership when nations convene at the UN in September 2008, to chart a course to accelerate action on the Millenium Development Goals...

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Governments: Address Maternal Death as an Urgent Matter of Human Rights

09/19/2008

PHR is calling on the governments convening at the UN General Assembly to make an immediate commitment to stopping the alarming rate of women dying in pregnancy and childbirth...

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First-Ever Guide for Building Human Rights into Health Workforce Planning, in Africa and Beyond, Released in Mexico City

08/04/2008

(Mexico City) Physicians for Human Rights (PHR), in consultation with numerous African NGOs, government officials, and individual health professionals, is releasing a guide today that shows how even very poor countries can build human rights into their health workforce planning and raise the standard of health among their citizens.

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