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Thank You London 10,000 Team!

31/05/16

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

28/05/16

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 In Rwanda 35% of children are withdrawn from school early by families who cannot afford ...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

21/05/16

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

13/05/16

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

Thank You HPA London Marathon Team!

25/04/16

We would like to say a HUGE THANK YOU and A MASSIVE CONGRATULATIONS to our absolutely incredible HPA London Marathon team! As always, the hard work both training and fundraising paid off, as every single one of our runners crossed ... Read more

We have world record breakers on board Team HPA!

13/04/16

It’s now less than two weeks until the Virgin Money London Marathon 2016! This year we have a fantastic team of 27 runners hitting the streets of London to raise vital funds for Health Poverty Action’s global fight for health ... Read more

The World Water Crisis: The Reality

22/03/16

Right now, one in three children does not have access to a basic toilet, millions of children miss out on essential education and too many die from preventable illnesses caused by a lack of adequate water and sanitation. Water scarcity ... Read more

How can frog farming reduce infant mortality?

11/03/16

Laos is one of East Asia’s poorest countries. Outside the capital many people do not have access to basic facilities and services. Almost a third of people live below the national poverty line, which means they do not have the ... Read more

The Missing Medicine campaign team hits the streets!

10/03/16

This morning Health Poverty Action’s Missing Medicines campaign team raised their voices outside the United Nations Secretary General’s High Level Panel on Access to Medicines global dialogue talks. Along with Stop Aids, Youth Stop Aids, Médecins Sans Frontières and Act ... Read more

We’re working to ensure no-one is left behind this International Women’s Day

09/03/16

Today is International Women’s Day, a chance to reflect on progress made towards gender equality, celebrate the work of some incredible women and, look to the changes that still need to be made. The 2016 theme for International Women’s Day ... Read more



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