This year marked the 25th anniversary of Kerala’s iconic People’s Plan Campaign, which institutionalized community participation in decision-making at the local administrative level
Some governments have taken the COVID-19 pandemic as an excuse to limit people’s rights, including workers’ right to organize. Across the world, health workers who have organized strikes and other actions have faced repression and threats.
People all over Ireland continue to campaign for changes in the health system that would allow universal access on the whole island, independently of borders.
The unions associated with these diverse sectors are demanding compliance with different agreements reached with the far-right government of president Mario Abdo Benítez
Mark Heywood from the Treatment Action Campaign talks to Kajal Bharadwaj on how Big Pharma’s regressive role remains unchanged, the dangers of the rejection of science and the questions posed by public health crises such as COVID-19
Although they have played a key role for securing access to health care in epidemic conditions, including the Ebola epidemic and COVID-19 pandemic, community health workers are still under-recognized and underpaid
A.R. Sindhu, National Secretary, Centre of Indian Trade Unions explains why ASHAs are important to India’s health system and why they are on strike.
At 40 years since the beginning of the HIV/AIDS pandemic, the People’s Health Movement speaks to South African activist Mark Heywood
Regressive health and tax reforms have sparked protests in Colombia, building upon decades of undermining the public health system and reducing access to the poor and working class.
Sangeeta Shashikant from the Third World Network looks at the position of different countries, how pharmaceuticals are profiting from the crisis, and the urgent need for the negotiations to be fast tracked and concluded.
Immunologist Dr. Satyajit Rath analyses the current COVID-19 crisis in India with Newsclick editor-in-chief Prabir Purkayastha.
The Oxfam inequality report highlights that the impact of COVID-19 has been different across different sections of society. Government policies across the world have enabled the rich and powerful to increase their wealth during the pandemic