Namati

Ellie Feinglass

Namati

Mozambique

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Jun 29, 2012

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The Missing Piece in the War on AIDS

Ellie Feinglass

Namati’s Ellie Feinglass makes a passionate case in the New York Times for the role of legal empowerment in healthcare. “Our strategy, if it is to be successful,” she writes, “must recognize that achieving universal access to care and treatment necessarily means addressing human rights barriers to health services. This will require confronting not only the challenges of physical distance and availability of diagnostics and drugs, but also of stigma, discrimination and quality of care.”

Transforming Policy into Justice: The Role of Health Advocates in Mozambique

Ellie Feinglass, Nadja Gomes, Vivek Maru

Despite expanding policy commitments in many poor countries, health care is often a failure at the point of delivery. Lack of information, poor enforcement, and power dynamics prevent those whose rights have been violated from pursuing redress. In Mozambique, grassroots health advocates work to address this gap between policy and reality by blending approaches known...

O Direito à Saúde Manual De Formação Para Moçambique – The Right to Health Training Manual for Mozambique

Namati

Este manual é uma ferramenta prática para capacitar as comunidades sobre o significado do direito à saúde e como identificar e liderar em caso de violação destes direitos. O manual foi preparado para ser usado por membros das comunidades, organizações da sociedade civil (GAACs, OCBs, etc.), comités de saúde e de cogestão, trabalhadores de saúde, organizações não-governamentais, instituições educacionais, ou qualquer...

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Spring 2015 Program Update: Realizing the Right to Health

Namati’s right to health program aims to improve quality of and access to basic health services using a combination of methods including greater literacy of health care and health policy, facilitated clinic-community dialogue, and pursuit of legal and administrative remedies for breaches of policy or health-related rights. We have been engaged in this work in collaboration with…

Posted June 3, 2015

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