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Private health providers are NOT more efficient, accountable or medically effective #healthcare

POSTED BY ANNA MARRIOTT ON MAR 28TH, 2013 globalhealthcheck.com     In 2009 Oxfam published “Blind Optimism: Challenging the Myths about Private Health Care in Poor Countries,” to help redress what we saw as an international health discourse increasingly dominated by unchallenged private sector… Continue Reading →

Call for endorsements – Our planet is not for sale! ADB Quit India! Quit Asia! #mustshare

 Peoples Front against IFIs We, peoples’ movements, mass organisations, struggle groups, trade unions, communityorganisations and many others from India and the Asia-Pacific region, call for a protestagainst the 46th Annual Board of Governors’ Meeting (AGM) of the Asian DevelopmentBank (ADB)… Continue Reading →

Hugo Chávez: Death of a socialist

6 March 2013 , By Arvind Sivaramakrishnan, The Hindu In this October 9, 2012 photo, backdropped by a portrait of independence hero Simon Bolivar, Venezuela‘s President Hugo Chavez talks during a press conference at the Miraflores palace in Caracas. Hugo… Continue Reading →

Press Release- Campaign for Affordable Trastuzumab

The Department of Pharmaceuticals, Ministry of Commerce has just released a report by a committee set up to examine the issue of price negotiations for patented drugs.  Comments are being invited from stakeholders.   The Campaign for Access to Affordable… Continue Reading →

Allen Ginsberg: ‘The Ballad of the Skeletons’ #sundayreading

The Nation | October 23, 2012 The late Allen Ginsberg first published his poem “The Ballad of the Skeletons” in the pages of this magazine in 1995. A portrait of our world of contradictions, the poem was set to music… Continue Reading →

If UID is voluntary, why is it used to deliver services? #Aadhaar #Nandanilekani

  October 19, 2012 20:06 IST     How can Aadhaar be deemed ‘voluntary’ if service delivery is being made dependent on it, asks Gopal Krishna Biometric data based 12-digit Unique Identification — Aadhaar number — linked welfare schemes are… Continue Reading →

India- A stinking mess

The Hindu, Editorial. Oct 9,2012 Census  2011 threw up a malodorous statistic: people in 49.8 per cent of households have  no toilet facilities and defecate in the open. In contrast, 63.2 per cent of  households have a telephone connection, of… Continue Reading →

Syria: Neoliberal Reforms in Health Sect Financing: Embedding Unequal Access?

The recent volatility and uprisings in several countries of the Arab world have been interpreted by the West solely as a popular demand for political voice. However, in all the countries of the region,including those in which there is ongoing… Continue Reading →

Toward Universal Health Coverage

By DAVID DE FERRANTI and JULIO FRENK Published: April 5, 2012 Two recent events underscore the disparity between the United States and the rest of the world on health coverage. Last week, American reactions to the Supreme Court hearings showed… Continue Reading →

North South Dialogue IV (Conference On Inclusion of Disabled)- Goa 19-23 Feb

There are over 100 million disabled Indians who have no access to services. Despite legislation only 2% disabled have so far been covered. The North South Dialogue (NSD) was conceptualized by Dr. Mithu Alur and ADAPT – Able Disable All… Continue Reading →

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