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Our partnership with Find Your Feet


We have some exciting news to share with you! We have formed a new partnership with a charity called Find Your Feet. Why? Well there are a few reasons. As the funding landscape changes, smaller NGOs like Find Your Feet ... Read more

Mental illness is a global problem: we need a global response


This World Health Day we look at what needs to be done to improve mental health around the world. Mental illness is a global problem. More than 300 million people, 4.4% of the world’s population, suffer from depression. These alarming ... Read more

Laos: Meet Choummala


Choummala is Health Poverty Action’s Livestock Health Advisor in Laos. The work she does is tough, but her enthusiasm and dedication to the project shines through. Health Poverty Action works with remote communities in Laos to provide livestock, such as ... Read more

Uniting against discrimination to end TB


For World Tuberculosis (TB) Day this year, WHO is putting a particular focus on uniting efforts to end TB. An important part of this is addressing the stigma, discrimination and cultural barriers that prevent people accessing care. Namibia has one ... Read more

Transcending Borders for Women’s Health


On this International Women’s Day we are celebrating the successes of women we work with around the world. Both our staff and the communities they work alongside are working hard to promote and improve women’s health. In the remote areas of ... Read more

Thank you migrant health workers


From delivering babies to performing surgery, migrant health workers are at the heart of our NHS. Over 36% of doctors in the UK trained abroad, as did 21% of the nursing and midwifery workforce, and countless other support staff. The ... Read more

The Power of Conversation to End FGM


Today is the International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation, otherwise known as FGM. Health Poverty Action works with communities to help them discuss health and social problems and change behaviour to end FGM.   Shamsa Mohamed Suleiman ... Read more

The attack on migrants is an attack on the core principles of the NHS

Health Poverty Action’s response to the announcement that NHS hospitals will have a duty to check eligibility and charge non eligible patients upfront for non-urgent care. We all need to access healthcare when we are sick. Care based on need, not ... Read more

Choirs across the UK raise a triumphant £19,573.56 in December


During December, Health Poverty Action has had the pleasure of working with a host of wonderful choirs, who braved the cold weather, donned festive attire and sang for us at various train stations, tube stations, concert halls and even shopping ... Read more

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

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