Privatization of healthcare
Protest for health-Spain Progressives mobilize across Spain to protest privatization of healthcare

The protesters demanded strengthening of the public health sector through increased investments and the repeal of laws allowing privatization of health care 

How the privatization of medicine in India is accelerating its COVID-19 death toll

The COVID-19 crisis was an opportunity for the public systems to recapture their rightful position as the predominant health care providers in the country. But the public systems were unprepared for the task

South Korea doctors strike ends South Korean doctors end strike after deal with government 

Thousands of doctors, medical interns and trainees and medical students went on strike from August 23, protesting the government’s proposed healthcare reform plan

Healthcare system on the verge of collapse in Chile

Chile is recording nearly 4,000 new cases everyday and about 95% of the ICU beds in the hospitals across the country have already been occupied

Interview-Communist Party of Britain “We will resist the ruling-class offensive to make the working class pay the cost of the COVID-19 crisis”

Interview with Robert Griffiths, General Secretary of the Communist Party of Britain, on the COVID-19 pandemic in the UK

Global north has forgotten that private sector wants ill-health

The increasing corporatisation of the health sector has meant that private interests not only play a huge role in determining policy, but also control licensing. This is a threat for countries like India.

In Italy, the battle against COVID-19 is a social struggle

Giuliano Granato of Potere al Popolo discusses how the devastating COVID-19 outbreak has impacted Italy’s working class

Pakistan health workers Health workers in Pakistan challenge government’s privatization drive

Pakistan’s healthcare system is suffering from chronic under investment, worsened by the current privatization drive imposed by the IMF and carried out by the government of Imran Khan

Honduran students resist attacks by military police

Several students were gravely injured after the Military Police illegally raided the University campus and open fired at students

NHS strike -Birmingham Health service staff in Birmingham go on strike against transfer of 40 members

Unions are protesting the transfer of support staff members to NHS’ wholly owned subsidiary company. They claim that the company, created to gain tax exemptions, will alter the pay and conditions of the staff.

Hondurans intensify protests, demand resignation of president

After weeks of mass mobilizations against the privatization of healthcare and education, Hondurans are demanding the resignation of president Juan Orlando Hernández

In Honduras, #FueraJOH becomes a national war cry

The government has yet to respond to the demands of the education and healthcare workers who have been mobilizing to defend the sectors for more than a month.

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