Health Poverty Action warmly welcomes the Labour Party’s policy paper A World for the Many, launched today Monday 26 March
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Health systems across the Global South are short of cash. Yet the rules of the tax and trade systems are taking resources away from healthcare.
Today is the World Day of Social Justice. An opportunity to focus our attention on efforts to tackle the many injustices persisting across the world.
Wherever we live, we want similar things. To live peaceful lives in a supportive community, have access to health care for our families when we are sick, and an education for our children that gives them a solid foundation for their futures.
Poverty and poor health worldwide are inextricably linked.
And so we come to the end of our carolling season. 15 exhausting days…. and we weren’t even singing!
This week saw 31 wonderful groups of singers brave the wintry temperatures, and sing out in support of health justice!
An enormous thank you to Ms Nicholls, Mr Meryon and Putney High School for hosting our first ever ‘Choirs for Change Concert’