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Remarks by Carmen Barroso on Women's Rights and Population Policies at the Global Health Council Annual Conference, Washington, DC

MacArthur Director of Population & Reproductive Health Carmen Barroso discusses the synergy between human rights, especially women's rights, and population concerns. Read More

Research Network on Mandated Community Treatment

The Network on Mandated Community Treatment seeks to create a scientifically sound evidence base for developing effective policy and practice on whether, and how, to require certain people with mental disorders to adhere to treatment in ...

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Research Network on Youth Mental Health Care

The Research Network on Youth Mental Health Care seeks to identify scientifically validated mental health treatments for children and adolescents, make them practical for use in clinical settings, and develop strategies to encourage and facilitate their ...

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A Closer Walk

A Closer Walk is the first film to depict humankind's confrontation with the global AIDS epidemic. Subjects and story lines encompass the broad spectrum of the global AIDS experience and include people with HIV/AIDS ...

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On Hostile Ground

A small number of healthcare professionals in this country have become targets in a civil war. They receive little public support for their work and face dedicated and unpredictable opponents. Their ranks are shrinking. On Hostile ...

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Street Soldiers

In 1987, Joe Marshall Jr., a public school teacher turned full-time activist, and Jack Jacqua, then a school guidance counselor and now a liaison with juvenile detention facilities, co-founded the Omega Boys Club after witnessing increasing ...

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Research Network on Socioeconomic Status & Health

The mission of the Network on Socioeconomic Status and Health is to enhance the understanding of the mechanisms by which socioeconomic factors affect the health of individuals and their communities.

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Polio - The Last Word

Thirty-five years ago, an intensive program of vaccination virtually eliminated polio from the developed world, but in the poorer countries the disease still claims 400,000 victims every year. It's an unacceptable state of affairs ...

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Initiative on Depression & Primary Care

The Foundation launched the Initiative on Depression in Primary Care to enhance the quality of care and outcomes for patients with depressive disorders who are seen in primary care practices.

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Casting the First Stone

Abortion has been at the center of one of the most dramatic and wrenching debates of our times. But the social forces and the changing lives behind the rhetoric are rarely explored. Julie Gustafson's groundbreaking ...

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