A Call for Protection of Civilians as Chad Crisis Deepens; Humanitarian Assistance Must Be Restored for Darfurian Refugees and Chadian Civilians
Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) condemns the violence that has swept through Chad and calls upon all parties to demonstrate restraint, prioritize the protection of civilians, and facilitate humanitarian access.
Physicians for Human Rights Calls on Secretary Rice to Insist on Improvements in Libya's Human Rights Record
Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) calls on US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, slated to meet with Libya's foreign minister Abdel-Rahman Shalqam in Washington DC today, to place human rights at the center of discussions about the countries' bilateral relations.
PHR Opposes Proposed US Travel Restrictions for People with AIDS on Human Rights Grounds, Calls for Complete Lifting of US HIV "Travel Ban"
Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) opposes proposed regulations developed by the Bush administration's Department of Homeland Security that would increase the obstacles for people living with HIV who seek to visit the United States.
Taking into account new UNAIDS prevalence numbers, 140 leading AIDS researchers, clinicians, medical school deans and a former head of the Centers for Disease Control have signed a letter to President Bush affirming the need for $55 to $60 billion for PEPFAR reauthorization in order to keep pace with the AIDS pandemic.
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, according to a new report released today in Lima, by Physicians for Human Rights (PHR), in coordination with CARE-Peru.