Health for all
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.

Photo of a peasant injured during police repression in Popayan Protesters meet with brutal police repression in Cauca, Colombia

The protesters are demanding that the national government guarantee basic rights such as health, education and housing as well as the protection of social and peasant leaders

Patent Opposition Filed For Johnson And Johnson’s TB Medicine

Nandita Venkatesan and her co-petitioner from South Africa, Phumeza Tisile, are challenging a further extension of the patent that Johnson & Johnson has applied for the salt form of the drug, bedaquline that could be of vital importance in treating drug-resistant TB

Why Universal Basic Income is Fraught With Serious Problems

Income support should not lead to the state washing its hands of the poor after handing them a certain sum of money whose real value too would dwindle over time.

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

“Trade unions play a vital role in the struggle towards health for all”

Liberian trade unionist and health activist, Poe, talks about the need for a holistic concept of access to health, beyond the present model of selective healthcare intervention decided by donor organizations

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.

David Sanders speaks at opening of PHA 4 “Health for All Now!” – Fourth People’s Health Assembly begins in Savar, Bangladesh

Wealth and income inequalities have to be reduced and corporate power challenged to achieve health for all, say participants at the fourth People’s Health Assembly.

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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