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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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Open Society Voices

The UN’s Rebuke of Inheritance Laws Is a Victory for Women’s Health

May 27, 2015 by Tamar Ezer

Discriminatory laws have left widows homeless when their husbands die. That may soon change.

Nowhere to Turn for Drug Treatment

May 21, 2015 by Roxanne Saucier, Denise Tomasini-Joshi 4

A new report details the abuse, humiliation, and lack of medical care endured by people seeking drug treatment in Puerto Rico.

How Drug Companies and Bad Patents Put Lives at Risk

May 20, 2015 by Azzi Momenghalibaf 1

By manipulating a system meant to reward innovation, Big Pharma keeps prices high and competition away.

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