OHCHR Preventing Mortality and Morbidity of Children Under Five Years of Age

Laura Ferguson, associate director of the Program on Global Health & Human Rights, is lending her expertise to strengthen the evidence base of the impact of a human rights-based approach to addressing preventable mortality and morbidity of children under five years of age. This includes compiling existing evidence of work in this area to help … Continue reading OHCHR Preventing Mortality and Morbidity of Children Under Five Years of Age

Global Fund Programs to Reduce Human Rights Barriers to HIV, TB and Malaria Services: Baseline Evaluation

In partnership with John Snow, Inc. (JSI), the Program on Global Health & Human Rights received a grant in October 2016 from the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria to conduct baseline evaluations in a range of low-income countries for the Global Fund’s Program to Reduce Human Rights Barriers to HIV, TB and Malaria Services. … Continue reading Global Fund Programs to Reduce Human Rights Barriers to HIV, TB and Malaria Services: Baseline Evaluation

Africa Regional HIV Grant Evaluation

The Program on Global Health and Human Rights (GHHR) is conducting the baseline and endline evaluations for the Global Fund’s $10.5 million Africa Regional HIV Grant. The project focuses on strengthening the legal and policy environments in 10 African project countries (Botswana, Cote D’Ivoire, Kenya, Malawi, Nigeria, Senegal, Seychelles, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia) to reduce the … Continue reading Africa Regional HIV Grant Evaluation

Monitoring Reproductive and Maternal Health Results in World Bank Projects: What Human Rights Can Offer

Building on GHHR’s existing partnership with the World Bank, the Program on Global Health & Human Rights began a new project in 2016 focused on strengthening the application of human rights principles in the monitoring of reproductive and maternal health (RMH) results in World Bank projects. Financed by the World Bank’s Nordic Trust Fund this project will … Continue reading Monitoring Reproductive and Maternal Health Results in World Bank Projects: What Human Rights Can Offer

Integrating Human Rights in Vietnam’s Population Law

Through a longstanding relationship with Vietnam, Program on Global Health & Human Rights Director Sofia Gruskin began a new project in cooperation with the United Nations Population Fund to advise Vietnam’s population law to ensure it covers key human rights issues in conformity with Vietnam’s ratified international treaties and national legal system. Through this project, funded and … Continue reading Integrating Human Rights in Vietnam’s Population Law

The Access and Delivery Partnership

The United Nations Development Programme awarded the USC Program on Global Health & Human Rights in February 2016 to conduct a human-rights-based mid-term review of the Access and Delivery Partnership project. This five-year project is a multi-agency collaboration between UNDP, the Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases hosted at the World Health Organization, … Continue reading The Access and Delivery Partnership

Eliminating HIV-Related Stigma and Discrimination in Healthcare Settings

In August 2015 the USC Program on Global Health & Human Rights commenced a new partnership with UNAIDS to develop a toolkit intended for national, district and institutional health managers as well as care providers focused on elimination of HIV-related stigma and discrimination in health care settings. The program will assist in mapping existing good practices, … Continue reading Eliminating HIV-Related Stigma and Discrimination in Healthcare Settings

Advancing Access to Justice for Young People who Use Drugs in Indonesia

The USC Program on Global Health & Human Rights has began a new project in June 2015 with the Open Society Foundations focused on strengthening the capacity of and increasing access to justice for people who use drugs, with a special focus on young populations in Indonesia. As part of this project the program is partnering with and … Continue reading Advancing Access to Justice for Young People who Use Drugs in Indonesia

Ensuring Human Rights Within Family Planning & Contraceptive Programs

The Program on Global Health & Human Rights commenced a new project with the World Health Organization focused on the human rights aspects of monitoring, evaluation and accountability for family planning programs at the country, regional and global levels. To address the unmet need for family planning and contraception, GHHR is working with the WHO, the … Continue reading Ensuring Human Rights Within Family Planning & Contraceptive Programs