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Global Notebooks XII: On misinformation and savagery

Manipulating information is an old story that new technologies have pushed to unimaginable heights. Borka from Sarajevo work on journalism at the service of the people, ethical, responsible, informative journalism that fights against inequalities.
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“Untouchable” video

With this video we want to thank our social base and collaborating entities for the support that they have provided for more than 50 years.
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Health, Rights, Action Reloaded!

Towards a participatory process to strengthen movements for the right to health
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More than a pandemic

In times of economic crisis, we have had politicians indifferent to the suffering of others, cutting on acquired rights, faithfully applying imposed recipes, trying to destroy basic public services, including health
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We need strong public health care to contain the global corona pandemic

The corona virus (COVID-19) outbreak has spread from China to over a hundred countries in less than two months. As of March 10th, confirmed cases were above 100.000 and deaths over 4.000.
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The awakening of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the World Bank and the WHO?

“Money alone is not the answer [… ] Strong primary health care is capable of meeting the vast majority of communities’ diverse health needs.” – PHCPI Strategy. Last September 2015, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the World Bank and the World Health Organization (WHO
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Strengthening the Primary Health Care Management Competencies of the Maputo City Council in Mozambique

Mozambique ranks third from last in terms of the UNDP’s Human Development Index 2014. Maputo is the country’s capital and its largest city: it gathers circa 40% of the Mozambique urban population and represents 20.2% of the country’s GDP. Since the passing of the Act 2
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Improving Pharmaceutical Drugs Management in Maputo, Mozambique

One of the key elements in a health system is sound management, that’s the reason why we are working on the strengthening of the capacities of the institutions responsible for the management and the planning of primary healthcare services in Mozambique (and in the rest of co
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Fighting for PHC in Mozambique: is it possible to defend something one lacks?

A few months ago, in a conversation with Dr. Helder Martins, former Mozambican Minister of Health, he commented that Primary Health Care (PHC) does not exist in Mozambique. He argued that, contrary to what happened during the first years after independence, the health system
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New personnel trained for Mozambique’s National Health System

The Closing Ceremony of the five courses conducted by the Health Training Centre of Pemba, in the province of Cabo Delgado, Mozambique, was held on the last 15th of December 2014. We have been collaborating with this Centre in order to improve the capabilities of the workers
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