The increasing corporatisation of the health sector has meant that private interests not only play a huge role in determining policy, but also control licensing. This is a threat for countries like India.
Vijay Prashad talks about China’s response to the COVID-19 crisis, especially in the light of the accusations that are being leveled against the country
As information about coronavirus emerged, the Chinese government and Chinese society began to organize an immense campaign against its spread.
While Haiti’s widely despised, US-backed government officially promotes social distancing to suppress Covid-19, the stark reality is that most of the population is likely heading toward herd immunity, where many must get infected in the street rather than die by hunger at home.
David Sanders, who passed away on August 30, was passionate about participatory socialist democracy as a way to improve health and reduce inequality.
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
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 also explains how country’s socialist policies helped the Venezuelan people to overcome the brutal impact of the US led economic warfare.
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
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
The struggle to ensure health for all is synonymous with the struggle for a new society
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.