Category Archives: LGBTQ

A Discussion of the Social Determinants of Transgender Health

Most doctors and healthcare professionals are likely to encounter transgender patients at some point in their careers. Yet a recent JAMA article highlighted the fact that, on average, undergraduate medical school curriculums dedicate only 5 hours of training to all … Continue reading

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Part 2: Same-Sex partnerships in Sub-Saharan Africa, is public health the way to human rights?

In part two of our discussion on same sex partnerships in Sub-Saharan Africa, we speak with Dr. Stefan Baral, a physician epidemiologist and Assistant Scientist at the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health. Dr. Baral was one of the first … Continue reading

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Part 1: Same-Sex Partnerships in Sub-Saharan Africa, a history

This is the first in a two part series in which we consider the health impact of criminalization of same-sex partnerships in Sub-Saharan Africa. The recent murder of an LGBTQ activist David Kato in Uganda, and the discussion by the … Continue reading

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