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15 Jun 2018 description

Thousands of medical voices from across the United States have joined forces with Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) to urge the Trump administration to immediately halt the separation of migrant and asylum seeking children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border.

A letter, addressed to U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen and U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, signed by more than 5,000 experts across the health and child development fields, and calling for swift action, was delivered today to the administration.

11 Jun 2018 description

Physicians for Human Rights calls on all parties in conflict to exercise military restraint

New York, NY - 06/11/2018

Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) is deeply alarmed by reports of an imminent military assault by Saudi and UAE-backed troops on the Yemeni port city of Hudeidah.

The following statement is attributable to Homer Venters, PHR’s director of programs:

03 Jun 2018 description

Dear Friends,

This morning, over thirty oncology specialists from Israeli hospitals called upon the Ministry of Health and the Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories (CGAT) to allow women cancer patients form the Gaza Strip to travel for urgent and lifesaving treatments in hospitals in Israel and the West Bank.


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29 May 2018 description
job Closing date: 07 Jul 2018 Physicians for Human Rights

Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) seeks an experienced researcher to document and expose health-related violations of human rights and humanitarian law in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, with a focus on Syria and Yemen.

Reporting to the director of research and investigations, the researcher is a fluent Arabic speaker who will conduct interviews and analyze data related to a range of violations, including attacks on health care facilities, blocking of humanitarian aid, and the health consequences of conflicts.