Health Canal - Global Access to Care for LGBT Individuals is an Urgent Priority

New York, NY
 – June 25, 2013  –– 

A perspective written by Nils Daulaire, MD, MPH, Assistant Secretary for Global Affairs, United States Department of Health and Human Services, draws attention to the recent progress being made in the US to remove barriers to LGBT healthcare and emphasizes the need to expand these efforts globally. “For those of us who enjoy the freedom to celebrate our diversity openly, our month of celebrations should strengthen our resolve to stand up for global human rights, including the right of sexual and gender minorities to seek and obtain healthcare without fear or discrimination,” said William Byne, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.
-Dr. William Byne, Associate Professor, Psychiatry, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
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