A critique of WHO Macroeconomics report by D Banerji

D Banerji, New Delhi

A critique of the report of the WHO commission on Macroeconomics and Health as highlighted in INHP Bulletin 10 March 2002

The Report on of the WHO initiated Commission on Macroeconomics and Health is a very disappointing document. It is ahistorical, apolitical and atheoretical. It is biased. Its contents are so highly skewed that it glosses over some of the such crucial interdisciplinary dimensions of the

Joint Palestinian-Israeli appeal

Joint Palestinian-Israeli appeal for International protection

The situation of the Palestinian population in the occupied territories is deteriorating daily. We must act immediately to try to stop further attrocities, further deteriotation and the possibility of full scale war.
Below is the text of a joint Palestinian - Israeli appeal for the immediate provision of International protection for the Palestinian people.

Please support this effort by signing the appeal and by forwarding it to other potential supporters.

Israeli Police Arrest Sixteen First Aid Workers

Urgent Appeal

Israeli Police Arrest Sixteen First Aid Workers of the Union of Palestinian Medical Relief Committees UPMRC

August 3, 2001

Tragic proofs about the depleted uranium

Dear all,
Below you find a message by my friend and collaborator Michel Collon, a Belgian journalist, author and people's rights activist. Those who know of Michel, are aware of his tireless work on publicising the lies surrounding the use of depleted uranium in the Balkans and elsewhere. Michel himself is a journalist covering the Balkans conflict, and has recently been diagnosed with cancer. His right kidney was removed on May 23. The rest of his frightening story you can read below.

Mortality between for profit & not-for profit centres

P. J. Devereaux, MD; Holger J. Sch?nemann, MD, PhD; Nikila Ravindran, BSc; Mohit Bhandari, MD, MSc; Amit X. Garg, MD; Peter T.-L. Choi, MD, MSc; Brydon J. B. Grant, MD; Ted Haines, MD; Christina Lacchetti, MHSc; Bruce Weaver, MSc; John N. Lavis, MD, PhD; Deborah J. Cook, MD, MSc; David R. S. Haslam, MD, MSc; Terrence Sullivan, PhD; Gordon H. Guyatt, MD, MSc

Comparison of Mortality Between Private For-Profit and Private Not-For-Profit Hemodialysis Centers. A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
JAMA. 2002;288:2449-2457

WHO-DG to lead defence of health as a social right

WHO Director general elections debate
The Lancet; Volume 361, Number 9354 25 January 2003

To lead the defense of health as a social right

Alexis Benos

President of the International Association of Health Policy
Medical Dept, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece.

Foundation hospitals will kill the NHS by A. Pollock

Foundation hospitals will kill the NHS
Don't be fooled by the rhetoric: this is about privatisation

Allyson Pollock
Wednesday May 7, 2003
The Guardian

Urgent alert from Palestine Medical Relief 14 June2003

Palestine Medical Relief and Palestine Monitor

Stop Attacks on the Village of Deir Ghassaneh

Friday 13th June, 2003

Health Care or Health Trade? A historic moment of choice, by J.T. Hart

Julian Tudor Hart

Paper presented at European Network for the Defense of Public Health of the European Social Forum Anti-Summit Conference on Globalisation, Thessaloniki, 18 June 2003.

In Place of Bevan? Foundation hospitals bill

In Place of Bevan? Foundation hospitals bill

Briefing on the Health and Social Care
(Community Health and Standards) Bill 2003
Allyson Pollock and David Price
Public Health Policy Unit, University College London

Published in association with
The Society for Social Medicine and the NHS Consultations Association
A Catalyst Briefing Paper.
Published: July 2003

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