Healthcare
Women in Croatia say enough to conservative obstruction of right to abortion

Women in nine cities in Croatia organized mass protests against denial of abortion care and attempts by conservatives to curb sexual and reproductive health rights

What does the Marcos-Duterte government mean for access to health in the Philippines?

The election of Bongbong Marcos and Sara Duterte is cause for concern for health justice activists in the Philippines as they expect increased persecution and insufficient budget for health

France announces troop withdrawal from Mali after nearly a decade and other stories

Today we look at the withdrawal of French troops from Mali after 9 years, a report on Dutch colonial violence during Indonesia’s independence war, and more

Occupation forces kill Palestinian teen in West Bank demolition raid and other stories

Today we look at a raid in the Occupied West Bank and settler violence in Sheikh Jarrah, the release of 4 Afghan women activists from detention, and more

Inequality Impose 1% surcharge on richest 10% Indians to reduce inequality: Oxfam India

Inequality has always plagued India but it has been exacerbated by the Narendra Modi government in the last eight years. The promotion of corporate giants at the cost of public welfare is the driving force behind the increasing inequality

Cuba vaccine solidarity Cuba shows an alternative to Big Pharma hegemony through global solidarity

Cuba puts people before profits – showing the world an alternative to the monopolistic practices of Big Pharma. It promotes a public health system, state-funded research and shows global solidarity through tech transfer and vaccine delivery to developing countries

Health workers hang up their lab coats in protest

Health workers in Konjic, BIH, stopped working in protest against a prolonged financial crisis of key health institutions in the city

Bolivian government rejects far-right destabilization attempts and other stories

Today we look at right-wing protests in Bolivia and the repeal of Law 1386, a leaked report on police violence during Nigeria’s #EndSARS protests, and more

Healthcare financing in the post-COVID world

The way health systems are financed has a lot to do with the distribution of health inequities around the world. If rich countries were to change their approach to health financing, everyone would benefit

Vaccine maker BioNTech to build mRNA facilities in Rwanda and Senegal and other stories

Today we look at a deal between BioNTech and Rwanda to set up an mRNA plant, continued protests against the military coup in Sudan, and more

Nabisco workers across US strike demanding fair contracts

Over 1,000 workers across 5 US states have walked off their jobs in Nabisco to demand a fair contract. Workers are protesting low wages and long shifts extending up to 12 to 16 hours.

Alone Again: Migrant workers in India fight for survival

The migrant crisis is almost invisible due to unpreparedness on all fronts—vaccines, hospitals, medicines. It does not mean there is no crisis this year

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