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.

Australian Health Inequities Program

Australian Health Inequities Program
Our agenda is ambitious – working across two Universities in different states and establishing an agenda on social determinants of health in a world where the health imagination is still firmly wedded to medical and behavioural solutions.

We have made some steps towards this agenda through commencing a number of new research projects that are multidisciplinary such as the study of the impact of the closure of an automotive manufacturing plant and an Indigenous location and health project.

10th Conference "Poverty and Health"

10th Conference "Poverty and Health"

Berlin, December 03 -4 2004

Health and Globalisation

Scientists against the new EU rules comercialising clinical trials research

Scientists beg EU to repeal new rules for clinical trials
Brussels Rory Watson

Thousands of academics and scientists across Europe are appealing to the European Union to repeal new legislation that they fear could seriously damage the prospects of non-commercial, academically led, patient focused clinical research.

Leading Scientists Accuse US Government of Distorting Science for Political Ends

Ergonomic experts boycott conference

by David Cohn
Published on Monday, January 26, 2004 by the Baltimore Sun


For more than two decades, Barbara Silverstein has studied work-related injuries. Among her many subjects have been nurses, meatpackers, truckers, foundry workers, autoworkers, poultry processors and loggers.

So was she happy when the federal government decided to sponsor a two-day symposium on workplace ailments?

Quite the contrary.

Maria Urbaneja: Un mensaje sobre Sergio Aruca

Amigos y amigas de la Salud Colectiva de América Latina, amigos y amigas de ALAMES

Se nos fue Sergio amigo, compañero de sueños y de luchas por la defensa de la Salud como Derecho y como Bien Publico. Conocí a Sergio en aquella reunión de Ariccia, Roma en 1979 y desde ahí se tejió una amistad y un compartir de amigos, compañeros, maestro. Sergio me invito a Brasil a estudiar en la ENSP, lo que solidifico los vínculos.

Afghans' uranium levels spark alert

A small sample of Afghan civilians have shown "astonishing" levels of uranium in their urine, an independent scientist says. He said they had the same symptoms as some veterans of the 1991 Gulf war.

But he found no trace of the depleted uranium (DU) some scientists believe is implicated in Gulf War syndrome.
Other researchers suggest new types of radioactive weapons may have been used in Afghanistan.
The scientist is Dr Asaf Durakovic, of the Uranium Medical Research Center (UMRC) based in Washington DC.

UPMRC update about the detention of health workers

UPMRC Update: Monday 19th May 2003

UPMRC: Appeal for release medical personel

Palestinian Medical Relief
UPMRC

Sender: upmrc

URGENT APPEAL UPDATE

Release Medical Personel
Wednesday 7th May 2003

British soldiers face jail for refusing to fight in IRAQ

TWO British soldiers are facing a court martial after refusing to fight in the war against Iraq for moral reasons. The men, both from 16 Air Assault Brigade, have been sent home and face up to two years in jail for disobeying orders.

A third serviceman, a reservist who refused to travel to the Gulf despite orders, may also face legal action.
Read More in: Article in Scotland on Sunday

Baghdad Central Infectious Disease Laboratory looted!

PHM reporting
Tuesday 15 April

Just reported from Baghdad on Abu-Dhabi Satellite Television News (6pm Londontime)

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