IAHP

Argentina: torture, silence, and medical teaching

Argentina: torture, silence, and medical teaching

BMJ 2003;326:1405

Populations are people by J.T.Hart

Populations are people: choices for rural health care

Julian Tudor Hart

Santiago, 2003

According to conventional wisdom, in a free public service available to everyone, finite resources face infinite demands. Needs of individuals therefore conflict with needs of communities and nations. For public services to survive, we're told that doctors must harden their hearts and make agonising choices; public services are under siege, so the people they serve must be rationed. For anything more, they have private care as a black market.

Polio eradication in India, by Debabar Banerji

GLOBAL PROGRAMME OF POLIO ERADICATION IN INDIA*
April, 12, 2004

Debabar Banerji,
Professor Emeritus,
Centre of Social Medicine and Community Health,
Jawaharlal Nehru University,
B-43 Panchsheel Enclave,
New Delhi 110017
*This study is commissioned by the West Bengal Voluntary Health Association. The usual disclaimers apply.

SUMMARY

Questioning the claims of Kaiser Permanente

Dr Alison Talbot Smith, Dr Shamini Gnani, Prof Allyson M Pollock, Sir Denis Pereira Gray

Public risk for private gain? by D. Price & A. Pollock

Price D, Pollock AM.
Public risk for private gain? The public audit implications of risk transfer and private finance.


London: UNISON 07 July 2004.

The key claim by government that private finance deals in the public sector are value for money has still not been evaluated, according to a report published today by public sector union UNISON.

The World Bank-false financial and statistical accounts in malaria treatment

The World Bank has an annual budget of US$20 billion, and is the largest organisation operating with a mission to reduce poverty worldwide. Malaria destroys about 1 million lives a year; the disease is the leading parasitic cause of death for Africa’s children and impoverishment for their families. Here we examine how these factors meet in the new Global Strategy & Booster Program, which is the Bank’s plan for controlling that disease in 2005–10.1 We believe this plan is inadequate to reverse the Bank’s troubling history of neglect for malaria. In the past

What is happening at the World Health Organisation?

WHAT IS HAPPENING AT THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION?
The Coming Election of the WHO Director-General

by VICENTE NAVARRO

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