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News from September 2013

How to make sure ethnic minorities count – Sarah Edwards blogs


Sarah Edwards, Health Poverty Action’s Head of Policy and Campaigns, blogs on data and how it can be used to make sure indigenous people and ethnic minorities count. Building capacity for collecting and analysing data is emerging as a key ... Read more

David Sanders introduces the People’s Health Movement

“Someone in our group said ‘why don’t we organise a People’s Health Assembly?’ So we did.” Health Poverty Action had a very special visitor last week – world renowned global health expert, leading figure in the People’s Health Movement and ... Read more

Update from Laos: Flooding in Attapeu Province


Days of heavy rain fall caused by a tropical storm has resulted in a flood in Attapeu province in Laos, where Health Poverty Action is currently working. Health Poverty Action is carrying out emergency response in Attepeu province. We been ... Read more

Update from Myanmar: Interview with a Midwife


Have a look at the interview below to find out more about maternal health in Myanmar (Burma). Myanmar is one of the world’s least developed countries. It has a long history of conflicts since the Second World War, most of ... Read more

Autumn newsletter: Improving health and nutrition in Peru

  Click below to read our Autumn 2013 newsletter on improving health and nutrition in Peru, amongst other things.       ... Read more

Violence against women in Somaliland: A policeman changes his mind


Women living in Somaliland are at a high risk of violence because of poverty and discrimination. Health Poverty Action is standing alongside local people who are working to change this by carrying out training. They provide workshops for people involved ... Read more

2nd Annual World Jamboree


For the second successive year World Jamboree, an inter-faith world music, art and food event was held at London’s Jewish Museum in aid of Health Poverty Action on the 8th of September. The evening started with an introduction from event ... Read more

Run to the Beat 2013 – Greenwich Park

Run to the Beat, London’s only Musical Half Marathon took place this weekend hosting over 19,000 runners as they made their way around the iconic 13.1 mile course, starting and finishing among the beautiful backdrop of Greenwich Park. Run to ... Read more

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