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Throughout the world, people who face stigma and discrimination are often left with substandard or no health care. The Open Society Foundations work to establish health policies and practices that are based on evidence and promote social inclusion, human rights, and justice.

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Mass Executions of Drug Offenders Won’t Help Indonesia

January 23, 2015 by Ricky Gunawan, Ajeng Larasati 4

On January 18, six people convicted of drug crimes were put to death in Indonesia, perhaps signaling a brutal escalation of the country’s war against drugs.

Know the Warning Signs: The Dangers of Drug Policy Abuse

January 7, 2015 by Nicholas Klassen 8

A series of “PSAs” encourages voters to reach out to lawmakers whose support for criminalization policies is harming public health.

Building an Open Burma Through Medical Ethics

December 22, 2014 by Sebastian Krueger 7

Professor Myaing Myaing Nyunt says that something as simple as teaching doctors and students about consent forms will encourage democratic transition.

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Public Health Program, Open Society Foundations–New York