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.
Medical Group and Juvenile Justice Advocates Call for an End to the Incarceration of Adolescents in the Adult Criminal System
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?
Senator Durbin and Others Introduce Bold Measure to Tackle Massive Health Worker Shortage in Africa, Fight AIDS
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 ...