Public health
Argentina’s medical residents strike for pay

Hundreds of public healthcare professionals have not received their salaries for the past five months

Paraguayan healthcare professionals begin a 30-day-long strike

Healthcare professionals are demanding salary equalization, medical insurance and funds for the reopening of a research laboratory

Costa Rican health care workers begin a two-day-long general strike

The health care professionals are protesting against a tax reform approved last year in December, which seeks to privatize public health care services in the country

Struggle against privatization in Honduras renews rebellion against government

Thousands participated in the national strike against the privatization of health and education. The mobilizations channeled the widespread anger against the government of Juan Orlando Hernández

Fresh protests in Argentina against Macri’s economic measures

People with disabilities as well as students and teachers mobilized against the budget cuts announced by the ruling right-wing government of Cambiemos coalition in their respective sectors.

Measles outbreak vaccines How has Measles made it back into the US?

With an outbreak being reported every year, affecting hundreds of people, we take a look at the social factors that have led to this situation

People's Health Assembly 4 All the power to the people: Fourth global 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.

Bolivia finalizes plan for free universal health care

The scheme, which will be operational by 2019, is part of the socio-economic development plan which focuses heavily on health care

“The right to water and health,and thus the right to life, cannot be made a commodity”

Government Employees of Rodrigues island launch campaign against privatization measures that they say will impact people’s access to water and public health services.

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