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Public Health Program

The Public Health Program works to build open societies in which all people’s health and human rights are valued.

The Public Health Program works to fight discrimination and abuse in health care settings. 

We support communities that receive substandard care or face barriers to services because of who they are—including Roma and other minorities, transgender and intersex people, people with intellectual disabilities or with lived experience of mental health problems, sex workers, people who use drugs, and migrants and refugees.

We seek to advance an inclusive vision of health as a public good in which health care is available to all, laws and policies governing health are transparent and democratically accountable, and medical innovation delivers solutions that are accessible to everyone—from affordable medicines to palliative care.

We are active in Asia, Eurasia, Europe, Latin America, North America, and sub-Saharan Africa.

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