Most of the countries in central Asia have been reluctant to reimpose restrictions due to the economic fallout. This has led to a massive jump in the total number of new infections and deaths in late June and July
A statement signed by former Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff and Indian Kerala State’s finance minister Thomas Isaac, among others, highlights the inadequacy of the measures announced recently by the G20 and IMF to postpone debt repayment
Lydia Cairncross of the People’s Health Movement talks about the failure of the South African government to effectively tackle the COVID-19 pandemic.
Recent revelations regarding massive corruption are the latest indicator of the rotten state of the health system on Honduras. Meanwhile, the forced disappearance of 4 Garifuna leaders has caused outrage with social movements launching protests
Since 65% of all testing in South Africa has been conducted in costly private hospitals, questions are being raised if the most vulnerable sections of the population, which includes the majority of South Africans, are being tested sufficiently for COVID-19?
Successive governments in France have weakened the public health care system through systematic underfunding and neglect
The Tricontinental Institute gathered reports from healthcare professionals and analyzed the situation in some countries
The Urgent Consideration Law (LUC) is a package of neoliberal measures that will affect health, education, employment and security
Since the world first heard about COVID-19 in December 2019, nearly every corner of the planet has been affected by this pandemic. Based on what media around the world is saying, it’s hard to know what is true and what is not.
Interview with Robert Griffiths, General Secretary of the Communist Party of Britain, on the COVID-19 pandemic in the UK
Deputies from La France Insoumise (LFI) and the French Communist Party (PCF) have demanded state-owned production and distribution of medicines. Caroline Fiat, MP from LFI, will introduce a bill on the subject in the French national assembly by next week
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.