Accountability in Health
The Open Society Foundations work to ensure that patients, families, and communities have a voice in health care policy decisions, to ensure that resources are used as effectively as possible to deliver the widest possible access to care.
Macedonia’s Lessons for Fighting HIV
When a key funder pulled back, many advocates for people in Macedonia with HIV feared the worst. But thanks to a mix of grassroots advocacy and targeted political outreach, the fight against the epidemic continues.
The Dire Consequences of Slashing U.S. Global HIV Assistance
The Trump administration’s proposed cuts for programs devoted to fighting this disease would cost innocent lives as well as U.S. global influence.
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.
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.
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.
The Way We Get New Medicines Doesn’t Work
A new documentary details the many ways in which medical innovation prioritizes corporate interests.
Mass Deaths in Crimea as Russia Bans Methadone
The annexation of Crimea upended many lives—particularly those whose life-saving treatments for drug dependence were abruptly taken away.
Building an Open Burma Through Medical Ethics
Professor Myaing Myaing Nyunt says that something as simple as teaching doctors and students about consent forms will encourage democratic transition.