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Yearly Archives: 2016

Carol singing- an incredible second week!


Carol Singing tops £15,746.14 so far in December Thank you so much to the 35 incredible choirs that raised their voices in support of #healthforall last week. Choirs sang at tube stations, train stations and even in shopping centres and ... Read more

London City Voices- Thank You!


An enormous thank you to Richard Swan and London City Voices for choosing to support Health Poverty Action this year at their Christmas Concert. In previous years London City Voices have given up their evenings, sung for us in cold ... Read more

Carol singing- The first festive week

Since the 1st of December, Health Poverty Action have had the pleasure of working with a host of wonderful choirs, who braved the cold winter weather to sing carols in various train/tube stations across the UK. Including; Cambridge, Cardiff, Newcastle, ... Read more

Join us for the London City Voices BIG CHRISTMAS CONCERT!


We are delighted to be supported by the wonderful choir, London City Voices, for the third year running! And this year is even more special, as they have kindly invited us to be their chosen charity at their ‘BIG CHRISTMAS CONCERT’ ... Read more

Thank you for making our BBC Radio 4 Appeal a success!


Just 3 weeks ago Shappi Khorsandi presented a BBC Radio 4 Appeal for us to raise awareness about the dangers of pregnancy in remote areas of Guatemala, and in other places we work around the world. Thank you for listening to ... Read more

Improving our image: how photos reflect our values


As part of our series of blogs taking a critical look at how we communicate, our Communications Officer Sorsha thinks about how we use images. The use of images has often been problematic and controversial in the development sector. Photos ... Read more

Our BBC Charity Appeal: Improving the health of mothers and babies


This Sunday 6th November Shappi Khorsandi will be presenting Health Poverty Action’s BBC Radio 4 Appeal about the dangers of pregnancy in remote areas of Guatemala, and how we work with local women to ensure more mothers can give birth ... Read more

Celebrating rural women in Rwanda- Meet Venantie


Today is the International Day of Rural Women. Earlier this week we celebrated the International Day of the Girl Child by speaking to Betty, a student in Rwanda. Betty thinks these two celebration days are closely linked, and wisely said ... Read more

What’s important for girls’ progress? Hear from Betty


Today is the International Day of the Girl Child, and the theme is girls’ progress. Across the world girls often don’t get the same opportunities to progress as boys. We are working closely with schools in Rwanda to try to ... Read more

Laos: Meet Yaomoua


In this new series of blogs we will be introducing you to the staff members who make our work around the world possible. Today Moira Deutinger, from our communications team in Laos, introduces us to Yaomoua.   Yaomoua sits across the table ... Read more

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