Open Lecture Series on international health and the political economy of health in London, with the support of IAHPE

International Health and Political Economy of Health (IHPEH) Research Group OPEN LECTURES SERIES YEAR I – 2017: «Defending the right to health» 9th Feb– Dr Pol de Vos The Cuban Health System: defending the right to health in times of economic hardship 9th Mar – Vivek Kotecha NHS Sustainability and Transformation Plans 23rd Mar – DrContinue reading “Open Lecture Series on international health and the political economy of health in London, with the support of IAHPE”

Call for Support to the Academicians Threatened by Prison in Turkey

Turkish scholars have been subject to heavy pressures and constraints since the declaration of the petition “We’ll not be a part of this crime” launched by the Academicians for Peace initiative in mid-January. In Mersin, a middle-sized city on the Mediterranean Coast, this climate of pressure has been experienced in an accentuated manner as theContinue reading “Call for Support to the Academicians Threatened by Prison in Turkey”

Oppose the persecussion of turkish academics

IAHPE is expressing its serious concern regarding the agravation of the situation in Turkey After Erdogan’s directive (“it is not possible for an accused to get minto the courts by one door and get out from another”) the first three academics being in the court for interogation. See below the facts                 http://monitoring.academicfreedom.info/reports/2016-03-14-bo%C4%9Fazi%C3%A7i-university-mimar-sinan-university-fine-arts-ni%C5%9Fanta%C5%9F%C4%B1-university Sign and diffuseContinue reading “Oppose the persecussion of turkish academics”

Giovanni Berlinguer loss. Statement by Feride Aksu-TaniK, President of IAHP in Europe

We would like to express our deep sadness because of Giovanni Berlinguers’ passing away. One of the founding members of our Association he inspired and mobilised us to share is values on health polixcies and medical ethics.  We promise to follow his way of struggle for right to health and introduce him and his valuesContinue reading “Giovanni Berlinguer loss. Statement by Feride Aksu-TaniK, President of IAHP in Europe”

IAHPE express its solidarity to the greek people

We know that austerity measures killed Greek people. We declare our solidarity and support to Greek people in their struggle against neoliberal health policies. Individually and as an organization we are ready to provide technical and political assistance in re-establishment of a public health care system in Greece. The executive board  of IAHPE

Turkey Passes Bill that Criminalizes Emergency Medical Care

PHR Calls on President Not to Sign the Bill The Turkish parliament passed a bill today that will criminalize emergency medical care and punish doctors with heavy fines and imprisonment for assisting those in need. Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) is urging the president of the Turkish Republic, Abdullah Gul, not to sign the bill,Continue reading “Turkey Passes Bill that Criminalizes Emergency Medical Care”

Urgent Call from Turkish Medical Association

Since May 31st 2013 the peaceful and legitimate demonstrations are tried to be suppressed by the police. The police forces are using chemical gases savagely on the unprotected civil masses. Before complete blockage of health assistance to the injured people and the preclusion of the functioning of health services by the police attacks, that tookContinue reading “Urgent Call from Turkish Medical Association”

Conférence européenne en défense de la santé et de la protection sociale publique et universelle 12 et 13 Mai 2012 à Paris

scroll down for english and spanish version  INVITATION Conférence européenne en défense de la santé et de la protection sociale publique et universelle 12 et 13 Mai 2012 à Paris Chers amis et camarades, L’appel de la conférence européenne consacrée à la défense des dispositifs de santé publique et de protection sociale, qui s’est tenueContinue reading “Conférence européenne en défense de la santé et de la protection sociale publique et universelle 12 et 13 Mai 2012 à Paris”

Attacks on Physician Self-Governance in Turkey

The Turkish governement is completing its attack against the Turkish Medical Association! Following the global trend of the neoliberal policies the turkish governement is rebuilding a totalitarian and antidemocratic legal framework in order to force to silence “enoying voices”, as this of the Turkish Medical Association. The World Medical Association.expressed its concern and has raised strongContinue reading “Attacks on Physician Self-Governance in Turkey”