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Mothers on the Margins
"Every year between 230,000 and 398,000 women die before, during or just after childbirth. 99% of these women are in developing countries. These figures are ...
Annual Review 2015-16 of Health Poverty Action
"To us health is very much an issue of social justice and not a narrow medical one. We feel deeply privileged to work alongside such talented and committed ...
Tax, the extractives industry and health in Sierra Leone
Health Poverty Action has launched a report highlighting how making extractive companies in Sierra Leone pay more tax could provide vital support to the ...
Aid in reverse - compensation for health worker migration
Exploring the phenomena whereby rich countries have actively recruited health workers from the Global South, causing a catastrophic shortage of ...
Realising the Right to Health with Disaggregated Data
The health of the most poor and marginalised communities around the world will not be improved without better data collection practices. The ...
Improving our image: how photos reflect our values
Health Poverty Action, November 2016. "The use of images has often been problematic and controversial in the development sector. Photos of starving ...
In this newsletter you will read about Alphonsine...
"I have a nursing background and started working with Health Poverty Action in 2014. I work with 27 Mother Daughter Clubs from remote and hard to ...
Annual Review 2013-14 of Health Poverty Action
The Annual Review 2013-14 of Health Poverty Action is available in English.    
The Health Worker Crisis - an analysis of the issues and main international responses
The report "The Health Worker Crisis - an analysis of the issues and main international responses" produced by Health Poverty Action gives an overview ...
Thank you migrant health workers
HPA, 20 February 2017. "From delivering babies to performing surgery, migrant health workers are at the heart of our NHS. Over 36% of doctors in the UK ...
Annual Review 2014-15 of Health Poverty Action
"Working to strengthen poor and marginalised people in their struggle for health" - The Annual Review 2014-15 of Health Poverty Action is available in ...
The need for reform of illicit drug policy
For health organisations, it might seem obvious that the issue of illicit drugs is a public health issue. However, current policies at the national ...
Drug Policy and the SDGs
"The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were launched in September 2015, made up of 17 Goals and 169 Targets that set out a plan of action that will shape ...
Developing culturally appropriate health systems – key principles
Health Poverty Action has 30 years of experience in working to improve the health of marginalised groups. We consistently find that cultural ...
Tackling injustice with discussion and dialogue
"There are few things as infuriating as injustice. Whether it’s extrajudicial killings in the Philippines , or a boy getting hurt in an airstrike in ...
Annual Review 2012-13 of Health Poverty Action
The Annual Review 2012-13 of Health Poverty Action is available in English.
Annual Report 2014 of action medeor
The annual report 2014 of action medeor is available in four languages: Jahresbericht 2014 (PDF, German) Annual Report 2014 (PDF, English) ...
Bridging the gap between communities and formal health services
Despite the indicator of 90% of births attended by skilled health personnel under Millennium Development Goal 5 (to reduce maternal mortality by ...
Health Poverty Action: Briefing papers on trade, tax and health
In December 2015, Health Poverty Action has published two new briefing papers which form part of a wider series looking at how the structural causes ...
We won’t end poverty without tackling the structural issues that cause it
Health Poverty Action, June 2017. T here was a sense of deja vu last week when I read the excellent piece by Adam Ramsay exploring why people are losing ...
Ending the drug war to support health and rights for all
Around the world, punitive drug control policies continue to restrict the health and rights of poor and marginalised populations. Since it began ...
European Call to Action: A health worker for everyone, everywhere!
The world is 7.2 million health workers short. This seriously threatens the health of people worldwide. Especially middle and low income countries are ...
Health in Action
London, 15 November 2014. Health Poverty Action are pleased to be partnering with Medact to host the annual Health in Action forum. The event is for ...
European "Health Workers for all" project (2013-15): Country and joint activities and results
"The project ‘Health Workers for All and All for Health Workers’ (HW4All) wanted to increase the coherence between development cooperation policies and ...
Power and privilege - taking a look at ourselves
"Two years ago Health Poverty Action worked with others on a report that argued the development sector, through its focus on aid, was obscuring the ...
Myanmar: Reaching those with no other support
"One of the world’s least developed countries, Myanmar has a long history of conflict which has prevented the development of an integrated healthcare ...
Honest Accounts? The real causes of global poverty
Health Poverty Action , July 2014. There is a story that governments of donor countries like to tell about the rich world’s relationship with Africa. It is ...
Overcoming the health workforce gap
The chapter of Global Health Watch 4 on the global health workforce crisis tells us that the global deficit of health workers was estimated to be 4.2 ...
"They heard us" - UK International Development Committee recommends health worker compensation
London, 1 October 2014. "Back in October 2013 we published a  report  and briefing,  ‘Aid in Reverse’ , focusing on the global health ...
Health Povery Action: On the Ground
"Health Poverty Action works in partnership with poor and marginalised communities across Africa, Asia and Latin America to support them in their ...