The International Association of Health Policy (IAHP) is a scientific, political and cultural organisation founded in 1977. It is an international network of scholars, health workers and activists with the aim of promoting the scientific analysis of public health issues and a forum for international comparisons and debate on health policy issues.

XI Congreso Latinoamaricano de Medicina Social, Noviembre 17 al 21 de 2009



The NHS after 60: For Patients or Profits? a new and exciting book by John Lister

Julian Tudor Hart
"John Lister has written a book which everyone interested or active in health care needs to read."
Tony Benn
"This is a very significant book, meticulously researched, and intensely readable."

Chile’s Neoliberal Health Reform: An Assessment and a Critique

An Assessment and a Critique 

Jean-Pierre Unger, Pierre De Paepe, Giorgio Solimano Cantuarias, Oscar Arteaga Herrera


World Health Organization and Radiations: Denounce the Cover Up

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

Disintegrated and integrated care, by Jean-Pierre Unger et al

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, Cuba

Medical Education for the 21st Century - Teaching for Health Equity

FADSP is denouncing Madrid's Regional Governement that abolishes Public Health Structures

Madrid's Regional Governement abolishes the Public Health Structure from the Regional Health Authority!!

Health Policy In Europe: Contemporary dilemmas and challenges, a new book by IAHPE

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.

Challenging health inequalities, a new book edited by Elizabeth Dowler and Nick J. Spencer

This book offers a unique multi-disciplinary perspective on tackling health inequalities in a rich country, examining the New Labour policy agenda for tackling health inequalities and its inherent challenges.

A note for the IAHP's History, by Vinçen Navarro

Vinçen Navarro. August 13th 2007

Dear Colleagues and Friends of the International Association of Health Policy:
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