Founded in May of 1999, the Black AIDS Institute (BAI) is the only premier uniquely and unapologetically Black think and do tank in America powered by two decades of work to end the Black HIV epidemic and led by people who represent the issues they serve. BAI sources their capacity building, mobilization, policy, and advocacy…
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Baltimore Safe Haven promotes the health, rights, and dignity of individuals and communities impacted by sexual exchange and/or drug use due to choice, coercion, or circumstance. Haven provides compassionate harm reduction services, advocacy, and community engagement that is respectful, non-judgmental, and affirms and honors individual power and agency.
Tamaz Ezer from the Open Society Foundation’s Public Health Program discusses four key lessons obtained in collaborating with medical and law schools to develop 25 courses on human rights and patient care in nine countries: Armenia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Macedonia, Moldova, Russia, Serbia, and Ukraine and courses with a specific focus on human rights and access to medicines in another three countries: Kenya, South Africa, and Uganda.