Tagged: Health and Education

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Photo: Abbie Trayler-Smith/Panos

Oxfam applauds the World Bank’s continuing leadership on Universal Health Coverage and their ongoing collaboration with the World Health Organization, which increasingly highlights inequity as the crux of the problem. However, we caution against ongoing promotion of an ever-increasing role for for-profit companies in delivering health care in poor countries.

Policy Paper
Women fill in a monitoring and evaluation report card. Photo: Cecile Untemaehrer
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A nurse at a hospital in Lilongwe, Malawi. Photo: Abbie Trayler-Smith/Oxfam

Health insurance programs, which are being promoted by some donor agencies and governments in developing countries, are excluding the poorest and most vulnerable people.

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Hovels alongside gleaming wedding halls, Kabul, Afghanistan. Jason P. Howe/Oxfam

The UN General Assembly outcome document agreed today exposes the unevenness and gaps in achieving the MDGs between and within countries.

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Students in Menaka secondary school, Mali. Photo: Ami Vitale/Oxfam

Today, Oxfam joined fifteen other leading civil society organizations to call for the right to education to be recognized and placed at the heart of the post-2015 development framework by member states of the United Nations.

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Photo of a rally.

If left unchecked, austerity policies could put between 15 and 25 million more Europeans at risk of poverty by 2025, bringing the number of people at risk of poverty in Europe up to 146 million.

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While the G20 have put their first nail in the coffin of corporate tax dodging, they squandered this chance to make progress towards a political solution to the Syria crisis, and have failed entirely to confront the growing problem of income inequality.

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