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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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Connecticut Health Professionals and International Human Rights Organization Call on State to Remove Youths from Adult Prisons

01/30/2007

Seven Connecticut health associations and the Nobel Prize-winning organization Physicians for Human Rights gathered at the state Capitol today to urge Connecticut to remove youth from the adult criminal justice system.

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PHR Responds to Indian National Human Rights Commission's Rejection of Independent Assessment of Abuses in Punjab

12/08/2006

Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) responded today to the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) of India's rejection of an independent report prepared by experts from Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) and the Bellevue/New York University School of Medicine Program for Survivors of Torture (Bellevue).

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World AIDS Day: Medical Professionals Speak Out for Their Colleagues in Africa

12/01/2006

On World AIDS Day, PHR sent a letter to President Bush urging the US government to address the massive health worker shortage in Africa...

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Physicians for Human Rights Receives Challenge Grant From the JEHT Foundation

11/13/2006

Physicians for Human Rights is pleased to announce that the JEHT Foundation has pledged $100,000 in the form of a two-year challenge grant to support PHR's efforts to advance health, dignity and justice for all people.

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