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Obama Nominates PHR Board Member Don Berwick to Head Medicare and Medicaid

04/22/2010

Physicians for Human Rights applauds President Obama's nomination this week of PHR Board member Don Berwick to be the Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

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Congress Lifts Ban on Federal Funds for Needle Exchanges Aimed at AIDS Prevention

12/14/2009

(Washington, DC) - Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) commends Congress for ending the ban on federal funding of syringe exchange programs intended to curb the spread of HIV/AIDS.

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Physicians for Human Rights applauds end of US HIV Travel Ban

10/30/2009

Physicians for Human applauds President Obama's announcement today that the US will end the so called "HIV Travel Ban", which has barred entry to the US for HIV-positive visitors and immigrants since 1987. Until today's announcement, the U.S. was one of only 7 countries with laws that ban entry of people with HIV.

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PHR Salutes and Bids Farewell to President Leonard Rubenstein

10/02/2009

Physicians for Human Rights pays tribute and bids farewell to Leonard Rubenstein, who served as our executive director from 1996 through 2007; and then president of PHR in 2007 when Frank Donaghue became our chief executive officer....

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US Should Not Deprive Poor Countries of Doctors and Nurses, Say Global Health Advocates

09/14/2009

Congress is considering legislation that could worsen the current brain drain of doctors and nurses from poor countries, such as Ghana, Ethiopia and Uganda, say global health advocates.

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