David Sanders, who passed away on August 30, was passionate about participatory socialist democracy as a way to improve health and reduce inequality.
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
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.
On the sidelines of the fourth People’s Health Assembly (16- 19 November 2018) in Bangladesh, activists from Europe speak about the issues related to health in the region.
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.
The health assembly is being organized in the background of a global health crisis marked by inequalities related to a range of social determinants of health and in access to health services within countries and between countries.
More than 1200 participants delegates from about 60 countries are expected to participate.