Liberalization
IMF and World Bank austerity IMF and World Bank: no to austerity, yes to stronger health systems

International financial institutions have shaped health systems, especially in the Global South, through programs of structural adjustment and austerity policies. It is imperative that these are replaced by pathways for strengthening public health systems and the social determinants of health

IMF loans to Africa IMF loans continue to undermine health in Africa

The International Monetary Fund has a long history of insisting on loan conditionalities which are harmful to public services. This practice did not change even during the pandemic, with African countries being some of the worst affected

India’s rich keep getting richer

Journalist Aunindyo Chakravarty explains the dichotomy of two Indians finding a place among the top ten billionaires of the world while billions struggle for a livelihood. He explains the policy paradigm that led to this moment