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How do we use your data?

Date posted: 23rd May, 2018

Here at Health Poverty Action HQ we have been busy with preparations ahead of the EU General Data Protection Regulations which will apply from 25th May

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Climate change and health

Date posted: 22nd April, 2018

Climate change poses huge threats to the sustainability of the environmental resources we all depend on. It also threatens human health and could increase social instability.

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Key facts: tuberculosis

Date posted: 24th March, 2018

What is tuberculosis? Tuberculosis, or TB, is a contagious disease caused by a bacterium called Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB). It usually destroys the lungs, but can also affect any other organ in the body. Common symptoms include coughing, loss of weight, fever and night sweats, tiredness and loss of appetite. A vaccine for TB has been […]

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Neglected tropical diseases

Date posted: 28th February, 2018

Neglected tropical diseases affect 1.4 billion people in the world’s poorest countries, but they could be safely and cheaply treated