News from November 2013

Universal Children’s Day: reducing the barriers to better health for young people

20/11/13

As the world celebrates Universal Children’s Day, a day which is devoted to promoting togetherness and awareness among children worldwide, many children still do not have access to youth-friendly health services which is affecting the fight against poor health and ... Read more

Health in Cambodia: A Talk

19/11/13

On Tuesday 12th November Health Poverty Action held a screening of A River Changes Course followed by a talk on our work Strengthening communities in Cambodia at the Whirled Cinema in Brixton. The Sundance Award-Winning film A River Changes Course ... Read more

The Health Worker Crisis: Natalie Sharples blogs from the Third Global Forum on Human Resources for Health

15/11/13

The benefits of community health workers, how to entice doctors to rural areas, matching supply to demand, and the role of civil society are just a few of the topics we’ve been discussing this week at the Third Global Forum ... Read more

The Hidden Picture of Mental Illness – Tessa Hewitt blogs

01/11/13

Tessa Hewitt, a member of the programme team at Health Poverty Action, blogs on the unmet need for treatment of mental illness. There are currently 450 million people in the world suffering from mental or neurological disorders, and one in ... Read more

New Report on the Health Worker Shortage

                                Today Health Poverty Action has is launching a new report on the ‘brain drain’ of health workers from poor to wealthy countries. This brain ... Read more



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