Health and Education
The support required to get 57 million children into primary school fell more than a billion dollars short of its target – that’s the disappointing outcome of the Global Partnershi
Almost half of the world’s wealth is now owned by just one percent of the population, and seven out of ten people live in countries where economic inequality has increased in the last 30 years.
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.
Today EU Finance Ministers discussed tax matters, including money laundering and automatic exchange of information between tax authorities.
Unaccountable government is a substantial obstacle to development.
Universal Health Coverage has risen to the top of the global health agenda. At its core, Universal Health Coverage is about the right to health.
Health insurance programs, which are being promoted by some donor agencies and governments in developing countries, are excluding the poorest and most vulnerable people.
The UN General Assembly outcome document agreed today exposes the unevenness and gaps in achieving the MDGs between and within countries.
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.