Center for Public Health and Human Rights
New report reveals extent and intensity of violence against health workers in 23 countries and a complete absence of accountability
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Please join the Center for Public Health and Human Rights for our 2017 Spring Symposium on Drug Policy and Mass Incarceration of Minority Men, with Dr. Carl Hart of Columbia University.
WHERE: Sheldon Hall, W1214 (JHSPH); WHEN: April 18, 2017, 12:15 - 1:30 PM
On April 12, the Center for Public Health and Human Rights and the Center for Humanitarian Health jointly hosted United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein.
Watch the Talk Here
APRIL 2017: In response to the September 2016 op-ed by Chris Beyrer, Robert Blum and Tonia Poteat, Hopkins has announced that it will formally open a transgender health clinic and resume its currently-halted transgender surgical program.
In observance of National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, the CPHHR and Representative Barbara Lee (Co-Chair of the Congressional HIV/AIDS Caucus) gave a briefing on Mass Incarceration, Drug Policy and HIV/AIDS.
Read the Director's Blog Post On the Event Here
This Special Series was launched at AIDS 2016 in Durban and includes comments and comprehensive global reviews of HIV and related infections in prisoners.
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JHU and the Lancet convened a Commission on Drug Policy, a group of experts who have developed a ground-breaking report on public health aspects of policy, law and law enforcement related to illicit drugs.
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The Center for Public Health and Human Rights (CPHHR) works to advance understanding of the critical links between health and human rights.
Since it was established in 2004, the Center has become a global leader in research, teaching and advocacy designed to help some of the world’s most disadvantaged people to assert their rights to health and to human dignity.