The bill was shelved on the same day that right-wing activists held small rallies to protest the government of Gustavo Petro
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has approved an anti-LGBTQ+ law that makes the “offense of homosexuality” punishable by life imprisonment and even death.
Private health insurance companies in Chile, commonly referred to as ISAPRE, are failing to provide essential health coverage for all—and the Boric administration is looking into changing the system
An ongoing pandemic of cholera puts at risk the lives of thousands of people around the world, as shown by a growing number of outbreaks in different regions. In order to address it, there is a need for a strong health system response, adequate supply of cholera kits, vaccines, and improved surveillance, apart from access to safe water and sanitation
As Malawi continues to face a rampant cholera outbreak, local activists call for long-term investment in the health system and more health workers to complement short-term solutions
President Gustavo Petro recalled that millions of people voted for “change” in the 2022 elections, and vowed to implement measures to bring about the essential social changes in favor of the working class majority
In the second and last part of this series, Sopiko Japaridze focuses on the conditions of nurses and other healthcare stuff in recent times.
The Atlas of African Health Statistics 2022 gauges the overall health situation in Africa by measuring certain key statistics. The picture is not a pretty one.
Japaridze compares and contrasts her experience with the three different healthcare models in Soviet Georgia, present day Georgia, and the US.
A recent World Bank report on social protection in Egypt and North Africa focused on technical solutions for improving health indicators, failing to consider the broader political context
A new plan to reform health care in Serbia leaves doubts about how much optimization of rights and accessibility of care it will bring
It had been widely assumed that the disparity in vaccine distribution led to a loss of lives during the pandemic. But the new research has come out with an estimate of the global loss, which could be helpful in planning for future pandemics