Health

25.04.2015 Pressenza London

TTIP – denial in face of defeat

TTIP – denial in face of defeat

By John Hilary 21 April 2015 for OpenDemocracy, Our NHS This week sees the start of the ninth round of talks towards the infamous Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), the EU-US treaty that is widely seen as one of the greatest threats … »

07.04.2015 Pressenza Hong Kong

South Africa’s Ministry of Health sitting on lawsuits

South Africa’s Ministry of Health sitting on lawsuits

The Health Ministry of South Africa is providing free primary health care to citizens in public hospitals and clinics. Though, it is under pressure to deliver service to about 80% of the population. Therefore, the government is responding with a fa reaching reform plan to revitalise and restructure the South … »

28.03.2015 Human Wrongs Watch

A Home for Mercy

A Home for Mercy

Human Wrongs Watch ‘When last we met Mercy, she was arriving in her foster home, the child of a woman who had died of Ebola infection. See how Mercy’s getting on, in school for the first time, a child embraced by a family joined by love, if not blood.'( … »

21.03.2015 Dario Lo Scalzo

No-Muos, not ‘no justice’

No-Muos, not ‘no justice’

The Regional Administrative Court of Palermo has rejected an appeal of the Defense Ministry and to the contrary has accepted an appeal filed by the Italian Environment League and the No-Muos Committee, ruling that the Muos Satellite Facilities of the U.S. Navy are  illegal. The big radar antennas have been … »

28.02.2015 Pressenza Hong Kong

UK: Save Our National Health Service

UK: Save Our National Health Service

Shadow Health Secretary Andy Burnham today accused the government of plans to “open up the NHS to private bidders across Europe”, after it was revealed that any NHS contract over £625,000 will now be put out to tender. The changes were put out on February 6th as MPs headed away … »

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