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Latest news

We’re back at the Labour Party Conference!

05/09/18

After the success of last year, we are delighted to say that we are back at the Labour Party Conference this September running a number of exciting events with our partners in Liverpool! To top it off, we also have ... Read more

Reclaiming power from corporations

21/08/18

Today Health Poverty Action and their partners have launched a new briefing calling on governments to stop prioritising big companies over the health and wellbeing of people. Entitled “Changing track: putting people before corporations”, the briefing details how governments around the ... Read more

Join our Village

25/07/18

Pregnant women and children are often the most vulnerable to serious health problems, but what happens when you live three days walk from the closest clinic? Or there simply aren’t enough trained health workers to support you through a difficult pregnancy? ... Read more

Curry for Change Cooking Classes!

OUR HUGELY POPULAR COOKING CLASSES ARE BACK FOR 2018! This year we are delighted to be featuring wonderful chefs from around the world teaching you the secrets of cooking authentically from Vietnam, Mauritius, Kenya, and classic Indian food representing many ... Read more

Health Poverty Action’s response to today’s announcements on cannabis

18/06/18

Responding to today’s announcements that the government will establish an expert panel to advise on the prescription medicinal cannabis and that Labour will review drugs policy to address all issues of public health, Martin Drewry, Director of Health Poverty Action, ... Read more

Shortage of health workers is a global problem, not just a problem for the NHS

The scrapping of the immigration cap is a rare victory for freedom of movement, but the global health inequalities underlying the issue need to be part of the debate. The shortage of health workers is a global problem, particularly acute ... Read more

Want healthier drug policies? Join us on June 26!

15/06/18

The recent landmark decision by Canada takes them even closer to a regulated cannabis market, following in the footsteps of Uruguay and US states like California and Colorado. As this wave of reform sweeps the world, it’s time to demand ... Read more

Regulate cannabis for public health

03/06/18

Today we launch a new campaign calling for the for government to legalise and regulate cannabis for public health.  Read the report and sign the petition here! ... Read more

How do we use your data?

23/05/18

Here at Health Poverty Action HQ we, like many, have been busy with preparations ahead of the EU General Data Protection Regulations (more commonly known as GDPR) which will apply from 25th May. It’s been a bit like Christmas, but ... Read more

The Alternatives – Global Perspectives for Healthier Lives

25/04/18

On the 16th April, we held an event in London called “The Alternatives – Global Perspectives for Healthier Lives”. Our current system is failing to ensure good health and well-being for all. In light of this, we held an event ... Read more



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