Access to health
david sanders David Sanders (1945-2019) and the struggle for right to health

David Sanders, who passed away on August 30, was passionate about participatory socialist democracy as a way to improve health and reduce inequality.

Hospital staff in Ohio go on strike over health care costs and overtime policies

Over 2,000 nurses, medical technicians, pharmacists  surgical aides and support staff at Mercy Health St. Vincent Medical Center in Toledo took part in the strike that began on May 6

US pharma and money Withdrawal of GSP by the US is India’s opportunity to end loot by big pharma

Now, there is all the more reason for the government to place peoples’ health above the trade interests and impose price control on all the medical devices notified as drugs under the Drugs and Cosmetics Act immediately.

Carlos Ron, Venezuelan Vice-Minister for North America PART 1: What is the real motive behind US ‘aid’ to Venezuela?

Carlos Ron, Venezuelan Vice-Minister for North America also explains how country’s socialist policies helped the Venezuelan people to overcome the brutal impact of the US led economic warfare.

Activists raise alarm over Doug Ford’s plan to privatize healthcare in Ontario

A series of events will be held in the province in the third week of January to mobilize public opinion against moves to incentivize private healthcare

Irish nurses, midwives to strike demanding increased recruitment

Nurses’ organizations said that the refusal of authorities to recruit more staff was compromising the safety of patients. The number of staff nurses fell by 6% between 2008 and 2018

Health for all people PHA4: Health assembly calls for people’s lives above profit

Apart from the issue of neoliberal economic structures that hinder access to healthcare, it emphasized the need for revitalization of primary healthcare for achieving universal health care.

Military occupation and Palestine health crisis PHA4: Military occupation is the foremost reason for health crisis in Palestine

Recent reports warn that Gaza is facing a catastrophic humanitarian crisis because of the Israeli blockade of the coastal city.

People's Health Assembly 4 All the power to the people: Fourth global health assembly

The health assembly is being organized in the background of a global health crisis marked by inequalities related to a range of social determinants of health and in access to health services within countries and between countries.

Neoliberalism and the global struggle for access to health

People’s Health Assembly 4 will witness around 1000 doctors, public health workers and health activists coming together with one common goal- health for all!

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