The Majority Still Want Health Care for All

By Blair Hinderliter
August 14, 2009

The moment I arrived to Netroots Nation yesterday, multiple activists outside the convention center from various organizations greeted me. Some of the flyers they were handing out called for a single-payer system while others called for a public option. For a moment, I was reminded of all the news stories that I’ve been reading lately that say the Obama administration will fail when it comes to health care reform. Visuals of the outrageous behavior of protestors at various town halls and the captions below saying that Americans are not ready for health care reform popped into my head. In times like these, it’s easy to become disheartened. It’s easy to believe what you read in the media, and it’s easy to believe that perhaps we’re not ready for health care reform. Read More.

Visiting an MDR-TB Patient in Lesotho

By Jen Maurer
August 10, 2009

In her third blog from the congressional delegation, Jen writes about the MDR-TB situation in Lesotho and Partners in Health’s work to address the epidemic. While in Lesotho, Jen and the rest of the delegation visited with a MDR-TB patient at her home. Read More.

Fighting TB in the Community

By Jen Maurer, senior policy associate
August 04, 2009

In her second blog from the codel, Jen reports on a community-based care program in a poor area of Zambia's capital that reaches out to those co-infected with TB-HIV. Read More.

Microfinance Makes the Difference in Zambia

By Jen Maurer, senior policy associate
August 04, 2009

RESULTS’ senior policy associate Jen Maurer is traveling with a congressional delegation in Zambia. In her first blog, she relates how microfinance is changing people’s lives for the better. Read More.

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