USC researchers develop method to monitor human rights in public health services

Patient education session, Uganda.

New methodology strengthens public health monitoring using human rights When it comes to measuring the success of public health work—from immunizations to family planning services—experts rely on sets of standardized indicators. But these indicators often neglect the voices and human rights of people who use the services, according to USC researchers. The USC Program on … Continue reading USC researchers develop method to monitor human rights in public health services

Quantifying underreporting of law-enforcement-related deaths in United States vital statistics and news-media-based data sources: A capture–recapture analysis

by Justin M. Feldman, Sofia Gruskin, Brent A. Coull and Nancy Krieger, published by PLoS Medicine.

Killed by Police: Validity of Media-Based Data and Misclassification of Death Certificates in Massachusetts, 2004–2016

By Justin M. Feldman, Sofia Gruskin, Brent A. Coull and Nancy Krieger, published in the American Journal of Public Health.

Not without a fight: standing up against the Global Gag Rule

Health is a Human Right

An editorial co-authored by Laura Ferguson, associate director of the Program on Global Health & Human Rights, reflects on the impact that President Donald Trump's restoration of the Global Gag Rule will have on women across the world, as well as those working to protect reproductive rights. Published in Reproductive Heath Matters Mar. 6, International Women’s Day, “Not without a … Continue reading Not without a fight: standing up against the Global Gag Rule

Baseline Evaluation Report – The Global Fund Africa Regional HIV Grant: Removing Legal Barriers to Accessing HIV, TB and Malaria Services (QPA-H-UNDP)

By Laura Ferguson, Ian Henry, Alexandra Nicholson, and Sofia Gruskin, published by the United Nations Development Program.

How are Gender Equality and Human Rights Interventions Included in Sexual and Reproductive Health Programmes and Policies: A Review of Existing Research Foci and Gaps

By Miriam Hartmann, Rajat Khosla, Suneeta Krishnan, Asha George, Sofia Gruskin, and Avni Amin, published in PLOS One .

Human Rights, Gender, and Infectious Disease: From HIV/AIDS to Ebola

Health is a Right

By Stemple, L., Karegeya P., Gruskin, S. , published in Human Rights Quarterly