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Yearly Archives: 2015

Carol singing total tops £5,984


Carol singers who joined forces with Health Poverty Action this Christmas to raise funds for poor and marginalised communities worldwide, have collectively raised a whopping total of £5,984.40. A total of 30 outstanding choirs sung at train stations, shopping centres ... Read more

New briefing papers on trade, tax and health


This week Health Poverty Action has published two new briefing papers which form part of a wider series looking at how the structural causes of poverty impact on health. The first of the two briefings explores the relationship between tax ... Read more

Carol singers raise an impressive £2,171


It’s been another week of festivities for Health Poverty Action as more outstanding choirs joined us for carol singing sessions across the UK – all to help raise funds for poor and marginalised people worldwide. This week took us around ... Read more

Annual Review 2014/15


Our latest annual review is here! Click below to read our annual review and find out about some of the things achieved by the amazing people we work with, around the world.                 ... Read more

Cambridge choirs sing their way to an outstanding £830


This week Health Poverty Action had the pleasure of meeting a host of wonderful choirs, who braved the cold winter weather to sing carols in Cambridge and help raise funds for poor and marginalised people worldwide. Donning Christmas hats and ... Read more

Spooky student socials raise funds for Health Poverty Action


As Halloween approached last week, students at Queen Mary University, City University London, and the University of Greenwich, decided to host spooky fundraising events to help raise funds for Health Poverty Action. Over in the London borough of Islington, the ... Read more

Selective tracking of SDGs will leave people behind


This article also appeared on the Huffington Post Blog This week there’s plenty of talk about data. Tuesday 20 October marked World Statistics Day, Saturday 24 October is World Development Information Day, and on Friday 23 October “data visionary” Hans ... Read more

Could we really be the first generation to end extreme poverty?


Today is the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. It comes just two weeks after the World Bank released figures projecting that the percentage of the world’s population living in extreme poverty has fallen for the first time to ... Read more

London pub’s risotto raises funds while filling tums


Health Poverty Action are delighted that The Black Dog pub in Vauxhall, London, have once again added a special dish to their menu to help raise money for our work across the globe strengthening global health. Throughout the whole of ... Read more

Reaction to Home Secretary’s statements on immigration


Health Poverty Action condemns Home Secretary Theresa May’s statements on immigration at the Conservative Party Conference. Two aspects of her speech have particular relevance to us. First her claim that immigration puts pressure on public services including hospitals. This is not ... Read more

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