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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 the Fight against AIDS, People Who Inject Drugs Are Being Left Behind

December 1, 2016 Tom Henderson

Until we direct more resources towards harm reduction, we’ll never achieve the goal of ending AIDS.

Death Threats in Haiti

October 13, 2016 Chris Stone

Amid natural disaster and threats of violence, our foundation in Haiti continues working to create the zones of freedom on which open society depends.

Zambia Is Pioneering a New Approach to Criminal Justice for People with Disabilities

September 21, 2016 Louise Ehlers

Once in the system, people with psychosocial or intellectual disabilities can remain trapped forever. Now, a coalition of advocates is altering the landscape.

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