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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

In Kenya, Overcoming Drug Fears to Expand Access to Palliative Care

April 20, 2016 by Zipporah Ali

The UN’s global drug policy debate is a crucial chance to ensure the need for palliative care demand is met in Kenya and beyond.

Brazil Can Fight the Zika Virus with Better Public Policy

April 6, 2016 by Elisa Leilani Slattery 1

Instead of telling women not to get pregnant, Brazil should be implementing supports for them.

Health Funders and Grantees: Who Sets the Agenda?

April 5, 2016 by Jonathan Cohen 1

Frontline NGOs may not measure their impact in terms of infections averted or treated—yet they have become essential to donors who do.

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