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Accountability in Health

Accountability in Health

Strong and independent citizens’ groups play an instrumental role in ensuring that government, health care institutions, and health programs are held accountable to the communities they are designed to serve. The Open Society Foundations work to ensure that civil society groups have the information, skills, and capacity to hold governments accountable for their actions.

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Recent Work

Event
Solutions Summit

The Open Society Institute–Baltimore will host a summit designed to create a community-driven blueprint for the new mayor and city council to address some of Baltimore’s most intractable issues.

Publication
Amplifying Voices: Decade Edition 2005–2015

This is a special edition of Amplifying Voices that includes highlights of the Open Society Initiative for East Africa’s work from 2005 to 2015.

Voices
Imprisonment of TB Patients Declared Unconstitutional in Kenya

The practice of incarcerating tuberculosis patients was rebuked by the country’s High Court, putting an end to a dangerous and inhumane practice.

Briefing Paper
Ready, Willing, and Able?

This brief summarizes key concerns about the impact of the Global Fund’s withdrawal from countries that have already experienced funding reductions.

Voices
Yes, Strengthen the Health System—But Strengthen It for All  

Christine Stegling is working to make sure that as we strengthen the global health system, no one is left behind.

Voices
Uganda’s Leap Forward on the Right to Health

After a woman died from medical neglect during childbirth, Ugandan courts stepped in and delivered a big victory for all.

Upcoming Events

Dec
10

The Open Society Institute–Baltimore will host a summit designed to create a community-driven blueprint for the new mayor and city council to address some of Baltimore’s most intractable issues.