The protesters demanded strengthening of the public health sector through increased investments and the repeal of laws allowing privatization of health care
Health workers under the leadership of the Sanitas Federation of Romania are protesting lack of proper infrastructure in hospitals and have demanded the implementation of the promised wage hike
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.
Ae Lancet report showed that more than one-third of the low and middle income countries are suffering from overlapping form of malnutrition – 45 out of 123 countries in the 1990s and 48 out of 126 countries in the 2010s
Land invasions on indigenous reserves have increased by 150% since Bolsonaro’s election. At least 16 attacks on indigenous communities have been documented thus far, including four homicides, as well as instances of stoning, deforesting, and arson.
As part of the World Health Day on April 7 and the elections to European Parliament, scheduled from May 23 to 26, health activists observed a European Week of Action against the commercialization and privatization of health and social protection from April 1 to 7.