Access to healthcare
Palestinians protest forestation plan amid violent Israeli repression and other stories

Today we look at protests by Bedouin Palestinians against Israeli encroachment in the Negev, a hunger strike at the Rikers Island jail complex in protest of inhuman conditions, and more

Rebuilding healthcare system is top priority for incoming government in Honduras

Carmen Madrid of the People’s Health Movement in Honduras talks about how the healthcare system was wrecked by the 12-year rule of the National Party and how it can be revived

Delayed diagnostics, poor treatment: The plight of tuberculosis patients during COVID

Treatment and care for TB patients was sidelined in this period of the pandemic causing the number of deaths from to rise again after many years, and years of progress to be reversed

South Korean workers strike for secure employment and public services and other stories

Today we look at the strike for secure work and public services in South Korea, the TPLF’s advances in Ethiopia and airstrikes by the government, and more

Molnupiravir: A welcome development but accessibility still a question

Dr. Satyajit Rath talks about key aspects of the new drug, Molnupiravir, and points out that a lot that needs attention to make sure the drug becomes accessible to the poorer nations

Venezuela condemns U.S. veto blocking access to IMF’s COVID-19 funds and other stories

Today we look restrictions on Venezuela’s access to the IMF’s Special Drawing Rights funds, the upcoming parliamentary elections in Iraq, and more

Guinea-Bissau health workers demand to be valued

Health workers in different regions of Guinea-Bissau went on strike at the end of September to fight for improvements of the health system

Report shows hidden offshore assets of political and corporate elite and other stories

Today we look at the preliminary findings of ICIJ’s Pandora Papers, the massacre of protesting farmers in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, and more

Chile’s congress passes plan to expand access to abortion services and other stories

Today we look at a bill to decriminalize abortion tabled in Chile’s congress, a report on alleged sexual abuse during the WHO’s response to an Ebola outbreak in the DRC, and more

Movements in the US call to expand healthcare access

The Nonviolent Medicaid Army organized a week of action from September 13-20 to strengthen calls to expand healthcare coverage and unite organizations working on the issue

‘The fight for healthcare affects us all’: Nijmie Dzurinko

Nijmie Dzurinko of the Nonviolent Medicaid Army discusses the primary barriers to accessing healthcare in the US and why the issue is fundamental to uniting the working class in the country

Healthcare in Haiti suffers in the midst of a political and economic crisis

The healthcare system in Haiti has been underfunded and understaffed for years, and it is now facing a new set of challenges after the 14 August earthquake in the southwest of the country.

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