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PHR Releases New Report on Maternal Mortality and the Right to Health in Peru

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, according to a new report released today in Lima, by Physicians for Human Rights (PHR), in coordination with CARE-Peru.

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Mariane Pearl's New Book Features PHR and Dr. Julian Atim

11/01/2007

Glamour magazine and powerHouse books have announced the release of In Search of Hope: The Global Diaries of Mariane Pearl, with a foreword by Angelina Jolie. PHR's East African partner and 2006 Health and Human Rights Award winner, Dr. Julian Atim, is featured in the book.

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PHR Research on Food Insufficiency and AIDS Cited by the NIH and Council of Science Editors

10/31/2007

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Council of Science Editors selected an article based on PHR's research on food insufficiency and AIDS in Botswana and Swaziland for presentation during a event announcing the publication of a special Global Theme Issue on poverty and human development.

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International Initiative on Maternal Mortality and Human Rights Unveiled

10/19/2007

Leading safe motherhood and human rights organisations from around the world convened at the Women Deliver Global Conference to announce a groundbreaking collaboration aimed at addressing maternal mortality as a human rights imperative.

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PHR Applauds Rep. Barbara Lee's (D-CA) Introduction of Bold Measure to Tackle Massive Health Worker Shortage in Africa, Fight AIDS

10/10/2007

Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA) today introduced the African Health Capacity Investment Act of 2007 in the House of Representatives.

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