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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

When Training People to Prevent Drug Overdoses, Less Can Be More

March 2, 2015 by Roxanne Saucier

The best way to teach people who use drugs to inject the anti-overdose medicine naloxone is to keep the lessons quick and to the point.

A Striking Defeat for U.S. Government’s Anti-Prostitution Pledge

February 24, 2015 by Sebastian Krueger

A U.S. federal court has found that the free speech rights of American public health organizations don’t stop at the border.

Ending the War on Women

February 24, 2015 by Nancy Northup 7

What the Center for Reproductive Rights is doing to stop legislators from undermining a woman’s right to choose.

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