PHR Applauds Rep. Barbara Lee's (D-CA) Introduction of Bold Measure to Tackle Massive Health Worker Shortage in Africa, Fight AIDS
Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA) today introduced the African Health Capacity Investment Act of 2007 in the House of Representatives.
Physicians for Human Rights Appoints Frank Donaghue as New CEO; Leonard Rubenstein Becomes Group's President
Physicians for Human Rights (PHR), a co-recipient of the 1997 Nobel Peace Prize, announced today that Frank Donaghue will become the Chief Executive Officer of the twenty-year old health and human rights organization.
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...
New Report on HIV/AIDS in Africa First to Link Discriminatory Beliefs against Women with Vulnerability to AIDS
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...
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.