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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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Bringing School to an Orphanage in Kyrgyzstan Means New Prospects for Children

October 24, 2014 by Azat Israliov

Askar, an 11-year-old boy, is an orphan like many in Kyrgyzstan, living with a musculoskeletal disorder and abandoned by birth parents. But he is gaining something like a community.

Five Legal Strategies that Preserve the Rights of Women Living with HIV

October 22, 2014 by Melanie Croce-Galis 1

Women living with HIV can easily lose their homes and property. The resulting hardship can keep them from treatment, and dependent in relationships. But these legal strategies can help protect their rights and their health.

Looking Past Quarantine to Community Health

October 9, 2014 by Chris Stone 22

As the spread of Ebola continues to unfold, new health and economic challenges will emerge. But we can use this experience as an opportunity to develop a responsive health system rooted in communities.

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Public Health Program, Open Society Foundations–New York