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united for health
Viva Salud is a Belgian NGO furthering the right to health and sovereign development
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Right to Health
Paper : Why public health care is better
Today, when private actors see the health care system more and more as a market, we deem it important to defend and promote public health care. Why ?
VIDEO - Health care in Cuba, the Philippines and Belgium - a world of difference
Can health be a source of profit? We invited a Filipina and a Cuban health worker to talk about health care in their own country.
Action for Philippine children victims of vaccination scandal
The Dengvaxia scandal has caused a big stir in the Philippines. Dengvaxia is the name of a vaccine against dengue, a potentially deadly tropical disease. Sadly enough, the vaccine is not risk-free.
A radical change is needed for the health of the planet and the people
Capitalism is bad for our health. During an international conference, supported by TWHA, this concept was not only proven but also illustrated with tons of examples from all over the world.
Geneva Global Health Hub (G2H2): Influencing decision making on global health issues
TWHA is one of the founding members of the Geneva Global Health Hub. This initiative is pooling resources to make health organizations' advocacy more effective in Geneva.
Israeli army threatening health centers
In early November 2015, the Israeli army assaulted a health center in the Palestinian town of Hebron, run by HWC, one of our partner organizations. Soldiers entered and threatened the nurses.
Palestine: "What we really need is dignity"
It is exactly six months now that a ceasefire put an end to 51 days of war in the Gaza Strip. I am sitting with Jabber Wishah in his garden, a few kilometers south of Gaza City.
Civil Society, the State and Social Determinants
Which role for governments and civil society in addressing health inequity?