Amit Sengupta, a medical graduate from the Maulana Azad Medical College in Delhi, played a leading role in many progressive movements, the most significant of which was the Peoples Science Movement (PSM) in India and the global Health Movement.
Amid the global health and economic crisis perpetrated by the neoliberal economic model, Dr. Amit – in the words of Bertolt Brecht – reminds us that in the dark times, there will be singing, about the dark times.
The struggle to ensure health for all is synonymous with the struggle for a new society
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.
Recent reports warn that Gaza is facing a catastrophic humanitarian crisis because of the Israeli blockade of the coastal city.
MNCs are suing countries for using generic versions of life saving medicines.
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.
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!