Young people have plenty of reasons to make their voice heard in policy-making: the youth’s share in world population has never been as big as it is today. However, in political circles we see a lack of attention for their opinions. How do youngsters in Congo, Palestine and the Philippines handle this?
The People’s Health Movement pays tribute to Fidel Castro, a historic figure who has been the primary architect of a social project that has proven that the right to health can be largely achieved even in a resource-poor country, and that it is largely dependent on political will.
Filipinos suffer from dismal access to health services. According to the Philippine government, access to health care in the Philippines has made significant steps forward through its policies that combines the expansion of the social health insurance with the augmentation of Public Private Partnerships. In this paper, we will examine whether the narrative holds true in practice in the Philippines.