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Well Done and Thank You to our marathon runners!

15/04/14 by Health Poverty Action

A huge THANK YOU and WELL DONE to all our fantastic runners that took part in the London Marathon on Sunday to make a difference to the world’s poorest people. We are delighted that a fantastic £42,447 has been raised ... Read more

Rwanda’s amazing women

11/04/14 by Health Poverty Action

This week, the people of Rwanda are commemorating the anniversary of the genocide in 1994. This devastating conflict left behind a ravaged country and a traumatised population, 70% of whom were women. In the twenty years since, they have worked ... Read more

World Health Day: Four Things You Should Know

07/04/14 by Health Poverty Action

To celebrate World Health Day, our Director Martin Drewry has put together four issues everyone should be aware of. 1. Technology is not the (only) answer Human beings are amazing, we really are. We have created antiretroviral drugs, we have ... Read more

Spring newsletter: Fighting for better health for all in Ethiopia

02/04/14 by Health Poverty Action

Click below to read our Spring 2014 newsletter on educating women in remote communities in Ethiopia, amongst other things.   ... Read more

Robin Hood Tax – Campaign Update

26/03/14 by Health Poverty Action

Right now the treasury departments of 11 European countries (including France, Germany, Italy and Spain) are in Brussels discussing the Robin Hood Tax. The Robin Hood Tax is an opportunity to hinder the irresponsible type of banking that caused the ... Read more

World Water Day 2014: Linking water and health

21/03/14 by Health Poverty Action

The availability of clean water is something that many of us take for granted, yet across the world there are 786 million people who lack access to improved water sources. This is having a detrimental impact on health. At Health ... Read more

Equality for women is progress for all: International Women’s Day 2014

07/03/14 by Health Poverty Action

‘Equality for women is progress for all’ – The theme of this year’s International Women’s Day is intended to emphasise how gender equality, empowerment of women, women’s full enjoyment of human rights and the eradication of poverty are essential to ... Read more

Update from Guatemala

27/02/14 by Health Poverty Action

Standing up for indigenous women’s rights Health Poverty Action held a forum on the health of indigenous women in Guatemala yesterday. Indigenous women in Guatemala face many barriers to good health. They are three times as likely to die from ... Read more

Tackling inequality in global health: Why we must break down health data by ethnicity

06/02/14 by Health Poverty Action

The current Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and the data collection practices behind them are hiding the true health outcomes of millions of people. Progress in the current goals is measured against national averages, masking inequalities and obscuring the realities of ... Read more

Annual Review 2012/13

28/01/14 by Health Poverty Action

Click below to read about some of our achievements with poor and marginalised people around the world. ... Read more