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News from April 2014

World Malaria Day: ‘Invest in the Future. Defeat Malaria’


Francesco Metti, South East Asia Coordinator, blogs for Health Poverty Action on the need for investment in the fight against malaria.  ‘Invest in the Future. Defeat Malaria’, This is the theme of World Malaria Day and it aims to remind ... Read more

Strengthening health systems – we’ve had good news!


At Health Poverty Action we work to strengthen health systems around the world; that means working to improve the organisation of people, institutions, and resources to deliver health services. Good health systems are essential for improving health; as well as ... Read more

Living below the line for a week


I’ve taken on the challenge from 21 – 25 April, now it’s your turn! Sign up today at www.livebelowtheline.com/uk/partner/hpa and live below the line next week to make a difference to the world’s poorest people! Official campaign week: April 28 to 2 ... Read more

Well Done and Thank You to our marathon runners!


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 £45,560 has been raised so ... Read more

Rwanda’s amazing women


On April 7th, the people of Rwanda joined to commemorate 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 ... Read more

World Health Day: Four Things You Should Know


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


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

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