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Haiti: mistakes plus negligence equals death

Where is the urgency in helping the poor and sick, like Baby Willgesta? asks Sokari Ekine.

Filed in: Haiti Health Poverty

Tackling obstetric fistula in Sierra Leone

Regina Bash-Taqi from Health Poverty Action reports on positive steps to tackle the devastating childbirth injury.

Filed in: Health Sierra Leone Women

Corporates cashing in on mental-health diagnosis

Some of the experts who put together a popular psychiatry manual have fingers in Big Pharma pies, reports Adam McGibbon.

Filed in: Corporations Health Medicine Mental Health Pharmaceuticals

Philippines: right to family planning compromised

Following pressure from the Catholic Church, the Reproductive Health Law has been put on hold. This is a risky move, writes Iris Gonzales.

Filed in: Health Human Rights Law Philippines Women

India celebrates Novartis ruling

It is refreshing to hear a piece of good news that will impact on people living in poverty across the globe, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: Health India Law Pharmaceuticals Poverty

Novartis 0 – World’s Poor 1

While he celebrates India’s Supreme Court ruling on a cancer drug patent, Nick Harvey warns the war for affordable medicines is not over.

Filed in: Health India Law Pharmaceuticals

Ten little fingers born in the NHS

Jessica Ormerod’s fears over Lewisham Hospital’s downgrade came to a head when her daughter needed emergency treatment.

Filed in: Health United Kingdom

We need to talk about faeces

As part of World Water Day on 22 March 2013, Sokari Ekine writes on the clean water and sanitation crisis facing Haiti.

Filed in: Haiti Health Water

The final nail in the NHS coffin

Alan Hughes laments the imminent death of a great British institution and calls for action rather than indifference to its fate.

Filed in: Activism Health United Kingdom

From cradle to grave – supporting Haiti’s poor

Sokari Ekine meets a community worker helping poor women help themselves.

Filed in: Haiti Health Poverty Women

The pain of blows

A violent mugging in Montevideo brings New Internationalist editor Vanessa Baird face to face with the greater crime of health inequality.

Filed in: Health Uruguay Violence

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