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G8—Why Is There Still No Doctor in the House?

06/05/2007

On the eve of the G8 meeting, and despite a recent declaration to focus on African issues by G8 leaders, AIDS services are underfunded, and there is no plan to alleviate the health worker crisis...

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New Report on HIV/AIDS in Africa First to Link Discriminatory Beliefs against Women with Vulnerability to AIDS

05/25/2007

A landmark study released today by Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) connects widespread discriminatory views against women in Botswana and Swaziland to sexual risk-taking and, in turn, to extremely high HIV prevalence...

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PHR and 45 Groups Call on UN General Assembly to Keep Belarus Off UN Human Rights Council

05/09/2007

Physicians for Human Rights and more than 45 NGOs have sent a letter to members of the UN General Assembly calling on them to vote against admitting Belarus as a new member of the UN Human Rights Council.

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Medical Group and Juvenile Justice Advocates Call for an End to the Incarceration of Adolescents in the Adult Criminal System

03/21/2007

Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) and juvenile justice advocates called today for an end to the prosecution, sentencing and incarceration of youth in the US adult criminal justice system?

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Senator Durbin and Others Introduce Bold Measure to Tackle Massive Health Worker Shortage in Africa, Fight AIDS

03/07/2007

Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) applauds today's Senate introduction of the African Health Capacity Investment Act of 2007, a bipartisan plan introduced by Senator Richard Durbin that would supply $600 million over three years to stem the flood of doctors and nurses out of African countries ...

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