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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

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

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

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