The government of Gustavo Petro and Francia Márquez has initiated an ambitious health reform in Colombia, which could make essential care more accessible to the people. Health activists from the WHO Watch program met with Dr. Jaime Urrego, Vice-Minister of Health of Colombia, to discuss its impacts.
The bill was shelved on the same day that right-wing activists held small rallies to protest the government of Gustavo Petro
Colombia’s right has launched a coordinated attack on the government of progressive President Gustavo Petro
Following a scandal involving the former chief of staff Laura Sarabia and former ambassador to Venezuela Armando Benedetti, Colombia’s right-wing forces have increased attacks against the Petro government. Trade unions and progressive sectors are rallying to the defense of the government
The health reform bill seeks to transform the current system in Colombia. Amongst other things it calls for creating healthcare access points in each neighborhood and town of the country to ensure access to all citizens
El Movimiento por la Salud de los Pueblos se moviliza para la 5ª Asamblea Mundial por la Salud de los Pueblos, que tendrá lugar en Cali (Colombia) en diciembre de este año.
The People’s Health Movement is mobilizing for the 5th People’s Health Assembly, which will take place in Cali, Colombia, in December this year
The health reform proposal of the Petro government has sparked a heated debate, as the health insurance corporations and conservatives try to block it
During the second round of peace talks, the Colombian government and the ELN agreed on a six-point definitive agenda that will guide the following stages of the negotiation process
Europa y Estados Unidos ignoran los llamados de África, América Latina y Asia para encontrar una solución que ponga fin a la guerra en Ucrania y, como dijo el primer ministro de Namibia, redirigir los fondos gastados en armamento hacia la resolución de problemas globales.
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 today’s episode, we bring you stories of the assassination attempt against Colombian Vice-President Francia Márquez, the impact of British and US weapons in Yemen, a protest by Sudanese teachers, and the condemnation of French pension reforms