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A Victory for LGBT Health in the Americas

Nils Daulaire | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Nils Daulaire

Early in October, global health leaders in the Americas Region made a major step forward to improve access to and quality of health care for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) persons.

Staying Optimistic About UN Justice

Beatrice Lindstrom | Posted 12.19.2012 | World
Beatrice Lindstrom

My vision for a just world is one that the UN itself has inspired, and one that I believe the UN ultimately shares. But to reclaim its position as a credible force for human rights, the UN must first allow accountability to be a part of the conversation about ending cholera in Haiti.

Women, Aging and Economic Growth

Michael Hodin | Posted 08.26.2012 | Fifty
Michael Hodin

When President Obama went down to sunny Cabo for the G20, he missed an opportunity to show the world how the lessons from the women's movement can solve the world's economic woes.

Doctor's Apology Is Better Late Than Never

Peter D. Rosenstein | Posted 08.04.2012 | Gay Voices
Peter D. Rosenstein

We can appreciate that Dr. Spitzer recognized his error and made his apology while he still could. But only time will tell if that will make a difference in the acceptance of LGBT individuals.

UN Slams Haitian Hospitals For Charging Patients

AP | FRANK BAJAK | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Fourteen-month-old Abigail Charlot survived Haiti's cataclysmic earthquake but not its miserable aftermath. Brought into...

Long Before Earthquake Destruction in Haiti, A Drinking Water Crisis

Joseph B. Treaster | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Joseph B. Treaster

As the rebuilding of Haiti gets underway, billions of dollars are going to be spent. Some of those dollars, perhaps a billion or more, should be dedicated to cleaning up the country's drinking water.

Dengue Fever Spreading, Worsening In Latin America

Inter Press Service | Marcela Valente | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BUENOS AIRES, Apr 21 (Tierramérica) - The population's susceptibility to suffering more severe forms of dengue is worrying health experts, as the e...