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Physicians for Human Rights Statement On Health Care Reform

09/04/2009

As our nation debates the vital issue of health care reform, we must not lose sight of the crucial human rights obligations at stake. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights, adopted by the United Nations with strong U.S. engagement, specifically lists adequate medical care as a human right (Article 25)...

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Physicians' Group Remembers Senator Ted Kennedy for Leadership

08/26/2009

In our lifetime, no one has done more to champion health as a universal right than Senator Ted Kennedy...

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Physicians for Human Rights: Obama Rightly Honors Mary Robinson

08/06/2009

(Cambridge, Mass.) — Mary Robinson, the courageous former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, is among the distinguished recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom to be awarded on August 12, 2009 by President Obama.

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Advocates for Health MDGs Unite to Demand World Leaders Honor Funding Commitments

07/21/2009

In an unprecedented and historic show of unity, advocates for all the health Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) have charged the leaders of G-8 countries with reneging on their commitments to health by chronically underfunding programs for AIDS, TB, maternal and child health, sexual and reproductive health, and health systems strengthening across the globe.

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HIV/AIDS Activists Rally for Increased Funding and Syringe Exchange Programs

07/07/2009

(Cambridge, MA) With Congress holding crucial votes on funding for global and domestic HIV/AIDS programs this week, Boston-area medical students and health professionals rallied on Beacon Hill to urge leaders to provide substantial increases that reflect the needs of hard-hit communities in the US and around the world.

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