The Law and Global Health Collaboration kickstarts this year’s series exploring the implications of the Trump administration’s policies on select law and health topics. Please join us on Sept. 12, 2017 as Parveen Parmar leads an evidence-based discussion on the effects of policy changes implemented by the Trump administration.
In July, Program on Global Health & Human Rights (GHHR) leadership traveled to two focus countries for the Global Fund Program to Reduce Human Rights Barriers to HIV, TB, and Malaria Services Baseline Evaluation project, which the program is working on in partnership with John Snow, Inc. (JSI). Professor Sofia Gruskin and GHHR Adjunct Professor of … Continue reading Field work commences for Global Fund project in Ghana, Indonesia
Sponsored by the Global Fund, the Program on Global Health & Human Rights has launched a new project with John Snow, Inc. (JSI) to help reduce human rights barriers for health services. In May, professors Sofia Gruskin and Laura Ferguson attended a meeting with partners at Global Fund headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, to plan next steps. The … Continue reading New project aims to reduce human rights barriers to health services
A new tool produced by the Program on Global Health & Human Rights, in collaboration with UNAIDS, maps out resources to address HIV-related stigma and discrimination in health care. The web-based repository and tool-finder launched April 7 and is available free to the public at http://www.zeroHIVdiscrimination.com. Join the conversation on social media: #zerodiscrimination. From UNAIDS: … Continue reading New tool maps knowledge base to end HIV-related stigma in health care
Brazil has been internationally recognized for its successful, rights-based approach to HIV/AIDS. Now, unexpectedly, the country has an emblematic case of backlash. In this lecture, Vera Paiva, professor of social psychology and preventive medicine at University of São Paulo, will describe more recent sociopolitical shifts, as well as present results from an intervention study that tested the acceptability and effects of a multicultural human rights approach.
By Laura Ferguson, Ian Henry, Alexandra Nicholson, and Sofia Gruskin, published by the United Nations Development Program.
By Torres A., Gruskin, S. , Buse, K., Erkkola, T., Bendaud, V., Alfvén, T, published in AIDS and Behavior
In this World AIDS Day post for the journal Reproductive Health, Professor Laura Ferguson calls for doubled-down HIV advocacy as global politics shift further into uncertainty.
In October Program on Global Health & Human Rights Professor Laura Ferguson and Project Administrator Alexandra Nicholson traveled to Gaborone, Botswana, to conduct key informant interviews with a wide range of stakeholders, including government representatives, parliamentarians, representatives from key population groups and more as part of an ongoing project with the United Nations Development Programme. This was … Continue reading Africa regional HIV work continues in Botswana for key informant interviews
By Stemple, L., Karegeya P., Gruskin, S. , published in Human Rights Quarterly