Daily Archives: March 25, 2014

To address TB, address social causes, say Pan-American health leaders

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When Dr. Jarbas Barbosa’s father practiced in Brazil decades ago, patients begged him to diagnose them with cancer, rather than tuberculosis. Back then,TB was worse than cancer. Now, Brazil is one of many countries in the Americas that have reached the Millennium Development goal of halving TB incidence, ahead of schedule. Barbosa, who is the […]

Uganda anti-homosexuality law ramifications and consequences unfold in “complicated” relationship with US

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Human rights responses not “mutually exclusive,” State Department says The question was: How would the decision to send increased United States military support to Uganda to track down human rights violator and warlord Joseph Kony affect the United States review of aid to the country where Parliament and President just approved their own human rights […]