While many policymakers work to control heroin dependence, Hong Kong stands out. A new report explains why—and offers lessons to public officials hoping to follow its example.
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Despite advances in medical science, affordable safe and effective medicines remain inaccessible to billions of people worldwide. The Open Society Foundations support efforts to increase access to essential medicines for people in low-resource countries, especially for poor and marginalized populations.
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In her critically acclaimed new book, Mariana Mazzucato calls for a public debate about what is really adding value to our economies, so that we can create a new form of capitalism that works for us all.
Many people have heard of the "global gag rule," but what it actually does—and why it fails women and those who want fewer unsafe abortions—is less understood. This explainer answers some basic and crucial questions.
A panel of health experts discuss fighting for better access to pain relief for palliative care in India and Latin America.
A conversation about how darknet markets, or “cryptomarkets,” are changing the way that people buy, sell, use, and make drugs around the world
These case studies from Macedonia, Montenegro, and Serbia highlight the challenges of transition to domestic financing of HIV programs after the withdrawal of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria.
The Open Society Public Health Program hosts an evening event with Drs. Chris Beyrer and Jennifer Leaning in honor of their years of service on the Public Health Program Advisory Board.