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SUBSTANTIVE WORK OF WHO, PARTICULARLY IN RELATION TO HEALTH SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT, SHOULD COUNTER THE PRIVATIZATION AGENDA, BUT DOES IT?

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Human Rights: Food for a captive thought   Human Rights Reader 406     Donor countries (the US in particular) continue to push WHO towards working with industry through ‘multi‐stakeholder partnerships’, rather than giving WHO the chance to implement regulatory and fiscal strategies that could make a real difference. (David Legge) Moreover, bilateral donors (and […]

ALTHOUGH ETHICS IS THE PROPER LANGUAGE OF MEDICINE; HUMAN RIGHTS IS THE PROPER LANGUAGE OF PUBLIC HEALTH. (part two of three)

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Food for shaping a thought (2) Human Rights Reader 253 -In public health, we uncritically assume scarcity of resources without asking why scarcity. -WHO comes with technical advice, the World Bank comes with money….countries usually prefer the money. 4. The primary health care (PHC) perspective in right to health (RTH) work 18. Key to adopting […]




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