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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.

Open Society Voices

We Can’t Arrest Our Way Out of the Drug Problem

July 30, 2014 by Lauren Frohne

Sending people to prison for low-level, nonviolent drug offenses doesn’t work. That’s why the Seattle Police Department launched an innovative program that offers treatment instead of jail time.

End AIDS by 2030? Not at This Rate.

July 23, 2014 by Ralf Jürgens 2

Less than one percent of global AIDS funding goes toward human rights work, even though we know it is critical to ending AIDS.

How Police Can Arrest the Spread of HIV

July 18, 2014 by Sanjay Patil 8

Across the globe, HIV rates are climbing among sex workers and people who use drugs. A novel approach to law enforcement is changing that.

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Director
Public Health Program, Open Society Foundations–New York
Director, International Harm Reduction Development
Public Health Program, Open Society Foundations–New York