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WHO faces civil society ire for ties with pharma-backed norm setting body

Rema Nagarajan,TNN | May 25, 2014, 06.23 AM IST   The World Health Organization is drawing flak from public health organizations for its participation in a pharmaceuticalindustry backed conference, which they say aims to serve only business interests.  NEW DELHI: At the… Continue Reading →

Press Release – Health activists protest – Melinda Gates at the WHO Assembly

We the undersigned organizations express our strong protest against the decision of the World Health Organisation (WHO) to invite Melinda Gates (of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation – BMGF) as the keynote speaker at the 67thWorld Health Assembly, that… Continue Reading →

Air pollution killed 7 million in 2012, says WHO #healthcare

Author(s): Vibha Varshney  Date:Mar 25, 2014 Revised estimates double number of deaths attributed to air pollution Photo by Amit Shankar Air pollution is now the world’s largest single environmental health risk. A new estimate by the World Health Organization (WHO) says… Continue Reading →

Statement by Medicus Mundi International and the People’s Health Movement to WHO

 To the 64th Meeting of the Regional Committee of WHO regarding Item 14 on NCDs     Medicus Mundi International and the People’s Health Movement thank you, Mr. Chair, for the opportunity to contribute to this important debate on NCDs.  … Continue Reading →

WHO- contradictions- Gag order on Reproductive Health and Guidance for hormonal contraceptive

Invitees who attended back-to-back World Health Organization (WHO) consultations at the start of February were required to sign confidentiality agreements prohibiting them from talking about the meetings. They had to promise not to divulge anything that was said during the… Continue Reading →

Drug trials : Madhya Pradesh chief secretary fails to report to NHRC

 Feb1, 2012, Asish Gaur TOI INDORE : The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC)’s order to the Madhya Pradesh chief secretary to report to it the details of the controversial human drug trials in Indore, has run into a procedural wall…. Continue Reading →

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