Following the police shooting of a young man near London three years ago, a documentary film about the tragedy helped one community heal.
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The lack of drugs to cure or prevent Ebola shows that the private drug development is not meeting public health needs. Luckily, a new public model is emerging.
When governments hinder trans people from obtaining documents that match their gender, trans people may face outing, harassment, and violence.
For seven years, Open Society has joined medical and law schools to develop 25 courses on human rights and patient care. Here's what it takes to support new generations of rights-respecting health and legal practitioners.
A visit to two Dakar schools shows the need for, and potential effectiveness of, training children in Ebola-prevention measures.
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.
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.
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.
As we fight Ebola, we need to envision and build a community health system where every person in every village has an equal chance at health and survival.
Across the world, global and national treatment guidelines do not translate into the realities of life for most people living with HIV. This needs to change.
A financial transactions tax is one of the few ways to generate new money for public health in sufficient quantity to make a real difference. Here’s how it works.