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News from June 2012

Rio+20: We want more future


Rio+20 fails to lay out plan of action – Can the London Family Planning Summit fill one of the gaps? The United Nations Sustainable Development Conference in Brazil, Rio+20, has left many disappointed. Beyond ‘recognition’ and ‘acknowledgement’ of the critical ... Read more

Farewell and thanks from the Faiths Act Fellows.


To all our supporters, As Faiths Act Fellows of the Tony Blair Faith Foundation – we write this final reflection on the wonderful year we have spent working at Health Poverty Action with many fond memories. Faiths Act is a ... Read more

The Send the Net 2012 Challenge: Showing faith in the fight against malaria

Since World Malaria Day on April 25th 2012, schools, congregations and groups around the UK have been joining hands in preventing malaria – one of the world’s deadliest diseases. By taking the SEND THE NET 2012 CHALLENGE: 12 nets to ... Read more

Rio+20 must commit to sustainable solutions for healthcare


With the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development in full swing, there has never been a more important time to look at how environmental solutions can go hand in hand with efforts to improve the health of the poor. The ... Read more

Join Health Poverty Action on Pinterest


Want to stay in touch with Health Poverty Action? We have now joined Pinterest so you can keep up to date with our upcoming fundraising events, join our policy debates and learn more about our programmes. All you need to ... Read more

Mission Oz: From England to Australia


On 1st July 2012, four students and one marine from the North East will embark on a round the world bike tour from England to Australia. Their life-changing journey will cover 25,000km and take them through 25 different countries. Jamie, ... Read more

“We’re not in this together” says Robin Hood Tax poll


According to a survey, more than three-quarters of the UK public do not think the Government has done enough to ensure we are “all in this together” with a large majority saying that banks and the richest have not been ... Read more

Take part in the UK People’s Health Assembly 2012

Passionate about health? Take part in the People’s Health Assembly (PHA) on the 10th and 11th of July 2012 at Nottingham Trent University and help build a health movement in the UK. The Assembly will offer a number of workshops ... Read more

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