"John Lister has written a book which everyone interested or active in health care needs to read."
"This is a very significant book, meticulously researched, and intensely readable."
An Assessment and a Critique
Jean-Pierre Unger, Pierre De Paepe, Giorgio Solimano Cantuarias, Oscar Arteaga Herrera
As the international health authority, the World Health Organization (WHO) is
responsible for providing scientific and medical guidance to states in the interests of
their population’s health. In line with its Constitution, that guidance must be free
of all commercial interest. However, on 28 May 1959, the WHO signed an
agreement with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) which prevents
either organization from taking a public position on an issue which might harm the
The authors are arguing that the negative impact of neoliberal health policy on disease control and health care in low and middleincome countries justifies an alternative aid policy to improve both disease control and health care.
The authors propose social-and-democrat health policy calls for networking, lobbying and training as a joint
effort in which committed health professionals can lead the way
Medical Education for the 21st Century - Teaching for Health Equity, 30 November to 3 December 2008, Havana, CubaSubmitted by moderator on Mon, 06/02/2008 - 13:00.
Medical Education for the 21st Century - Teaching for Health Equity
Madrid's Regional Governement abolishes the Public Health Structure from the Regional Health Authority!!
IAHPE new book
This book is an effort to describe and critically analyse the recent experience of various European countries and discuss the dilemmas and challenges that confront health policy and policy-makers in this period of time and geopolitical setting, providing concrete evidence from various countries.
Vinçen Navarro. August 13th 2007
Dear Colleagues and Friends of the International Association of Health Policy:
Leticia Artiles Visbal
DECLARACIÓN DE SALVADOR DE BAHÍA
En la ciudad de Salvador de Bahía, a los 18 días del mes de julio del año 2007, en ocasión de celebrarse los congresos IV Brasileño de Ciencias Sociales y Humanas en Salud, XIV de IAHP y X de ALAMES.
La ALAMES se propone desarrollar sus acciones sobre la base de un compromiso social y político dirigido a: