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Defining the Addiction Treatment Gap: Data Summary
November 2010
This summary of data related to drug and alcohol addiction and treatment is designed to provide a statistical context for efforts to close America’s addiction treatment gap, including the design of an addiction treatment benefit as part of health care reform implementation.
 
Setting the Record Straight on Motherhood and Drug Use
Rebecca Tolson
December 16, 2010
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Pregnant women who use drugs are demonized by lawmakers, the media and society despite little scientific proof of harm to their offspring. What they really need is access to evidence-based, compassionate and non-judgmental care.
Breaking the Chains? How Police Practices Are Constraining HIV Efforts
Daniel Wolfe
December 10, 2010
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The sooner that governments get police out of health care and drug users out of detention, the sooner universal access to HIV prevention and treatment will move from aspiration to reality.
 
Easing the Pain
October 2010
For the past decade, advancing palliative care globally has been a major goal of the Open Society Foundations. This report highlights the work of the International Palliative Care Initiative and its partners in creating a new field of care.
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Eurasian Harm Reduction Network Launches Hepatitis C e-Resource
December 16, 2010
The Open Society Public Health Program supported the Eurasian Harm Reduction Network to develoop a Hepatitis C e-Resource with materials for patients and their families, clinicians, and advocates.
Roma Activists Participate in the European Union Open Health Forum
November 22, 2010
Several Open Society Foundations grantees and partner organizations working on Roma health issues in Eastern and Central Europe participated in the European Union Open Health Forum in Brussels.
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Drug Control, Criminalization, and Global Health
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October 26, 2010
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The Open Society Foundations and Human Rights Watch present a moderated discussion with UN Special Rapporteur Anand Grover on the issue of drug control and global health.
None of Us Were Like This Before
OSI-New York
September 13, 2010
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This Open Society Foundations panel discussion looks at how soldiers turned to detainee abuse and torture in the early years of the "war on terror," and the devastating psychological impacts that have followed them upon their return to the U.S.
Sex Trafficking Myths Reconsidered
OSI-New York
April 13, 2010
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Open Society Fellow Noy Thrupkaew offers an assessment of the successes and failures of U.S. trafficking policy since the creation of the Trafficking Victims Protection Act 10 years ago.
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Setting the Record Straight on Motherhood and Drug Use
Rebecca Tolson
December 16, 2010
 BLOG  
Pregnant women who use drugs are demonized by lawmakers, the media and society despite little scientific proof of harm to their offspring. What they really need is access to evidence-based, compassionate and non-judgmental care.
Breaking the Chains? How Police Practices Are Constraining HIV Efforts
Daniel Wolfe
December 10, 2010
 BLOG  
The sooner that governments get police out of health care and drug users out of detention, the sooner universal access to HIV prevention and treatment will move from aspiration to reality.
Russians Demand Better Access to HIV Treatment
Daniel Wolfe
November 29, 2010
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The Russian Ministry of Health has been on the defensive for the past few months, denying charges that it has failed to prioritize the needs of people with AIDS, resulting in widespread treatment interruptions.
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