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The Missing Piece in the War on AIDS


A woman and her infant in the waiting area of an under-five clinic in rural Malawi. Photo: 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.”



January 8, 2014 | Ellie Feinglass

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