Monthly Archives: November 2013

The Origins of the People’s Health Movement

Thirty five years ago health campaigners achieved a major breakthrough at the UN Alma-Ata Conference on Primary Health Care.  The conference statement signalled a new approach to health care, often described as the ‘primary health care approach’ or the ‘Alma-Ata … Continue reading

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‘UK charities have lost their radical soul’

Continuing the previous two themes, the Guardian has this morning published an interview piece with me in which they look at the depoliticisation of international NGOs in the UK, including how renewed campaigns on structural issues such as tax justice might … Continue reading

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Tax Justice – Are You Serious?

For those who haven’t already signed up, the public forum on tax justice that is taking place on 25 November at London venue Rich Mix looks set to be a prime opportunity for people to debate where campaigning needs to … Continue reading

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Putting the Politics Back In

Tomorrow is the Bond annual conference, and by happy coincidence the overview article that I was asked to write on the trajectory of British international development NGOs – including the Progressive Development Forum – has just been published in the … Continue reading

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