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News from May 2016

Thank You London 10,000 Team!


A gigantic thank you to Cecilie, Jocelyn, Matilda, Tongqing, Heather, Richard, Grace and Abbie for taking on the Vitality London 10,000 yesterday for Health Poverty Action. We are so grateful for all the hard work every single runner put into ... Read more

Get Educated: Menstruation Matters


Thacienne was considered one of the brightest students in her class until she was forced to drop out of school at just eleven years old. In Rwanda 35% of children are withdrawn from school early by families who cannot afford ... Read more

Using Dialogue for Development


The San are an indigenous, largely nomadic group of people living across parts of Southern Africa. Health Poverty Action works with the San in Tsumkwe, in the north east of Namibia. Whilst Namibia’s German-speaking population has a life expectancy of ... Read more

Reflecting on UNGASS: Disappointment and hope for sustainable development


A few weeks ago we attended the United Nations General Assembly Special Session on the World Drug Problem (UNGASS) in New York. This was the first time in 18 years that such a high level meeting has taken place to ... Read more

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