Trade delegates and WTO Secretariat celebrate package of documents issued at the end of the Ministerial Conference, yet outlook for Global South remains bleak
Lauren Paremoer from the People’s Health Movement South Africa talks about how the recent World Health Assembly and the Ministerial Conference of the WTO will have a major role in deciding the course of the response in case of new health emergencies and pandemics.
The World Health Assembly is going to discuss topics of great relevance for our times, but in order to make necessary change the WHO must step up and recognize the fundamental issues plaguing global governance of health
Workers and parliamentarians are advocating for funding of a proposal of increasing nurses’ rights and against a possible veto of the president
On International Nurses Day, an Israeli military tribunal gave nurse and health activist Shatha Odeh a 16-month prison sentence. was given a 5 year suspended sentence on the condition that she does not provide health servicesfeat
Nurses in the south district of Algarve, Portugal, held a one-day strike in an attempt to pressure the health administration to provide funds for better working conditions
Health activists from India, the UK, and Brazil discuss what ‘health for all’ means to them and why fighting for it is an urgent necessity
Multilateral and bilateral institutions as well private philanthropy have had an outsized role in shaping the global health policy agenda. In this piece, Amit Sengupta traces the changes globalization has brought to global health governance.
On World Health Day, the People’s Health Movement reflects on the role health activism will play in protecting the right to health after the COVID-19 pandemic
Health workers in major public hospitals in Haiti continue to strike over bad working conditions, as others join them to protest a hike in gang violence and kidnappings
The government of Lithuania reversed its decision to donate almost half a million Covid-19 vaccine doses to Bangladesh after the latter abstained during the UN resolution on the war in Ukraine. This sets an alarming precedent
As the COVID-19 pandemic turns two, access to medicines movements warn that a recent compromise deal on the TRIPS waiver allegedly outlined by the US, the EU, India and South Africa will not be enough to address existing inequities