Regulatory Capture and Access to Health in India Case Study

INDIA CASE STUDY Regulatory Capture and Access to Health Care in India Case Study

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Local Production of Drugs and Corporate Capture: Analysis of the Brazilian Case

Local Production of Drugs and Corporate Capture REBRIP

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Policy Recommendations C20 2016 ECSN-BRICSAM

  Civil society organisations from the BRICSAM region (Brazil, Russia, India, Indonesia, China, South Africa and Mexico, brought together through the “Empowering Civil Society Networks (ECSN) from a Multi-polar World” project have developed a joint set of G20 policy recommendations for the 2016 Civil20 Communiqué.  The ECSN policy recommendations are focused on the thematic areas […]

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Policy Recommendations for the Civil BRICS Summit 2016

The representatives of the civil society organisations (CSOs) from Brazil, Russia, China, India and South Africa (as well as developing nations including Mexico and Indonesia) present some of the key recommendations for the forthcoming BRICS Summit and Civil BRICS forum at Goa and New Delhi, India. This note summarises the concerns raised and expectations from […]

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Maternal Health Budgets in India: Case Study of JANANI SURAKSHA YOJANA (JSY)

India’s total spending on health is 4.2 percent of GDP of which public spending on health is just barely above 1 percent. Although the State and Union Governments’ expenditure in absolute terms have increased in the last ten years, from 2004-05 onwards, a stagnation is observed in the Union Governments’ spending on health. Presently, Union […]

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Protect and expand India’s public healthcare system: The inequality imperative

Blog post by Oommen C. Kurian | Research Coordinator, Oxfam India Photo credit: Srikant Kolari  Sharelines  India lost half a trillion dollars in illicit outflows in 10yrs. This money can be used to improve public services. Read more  http://bit.ly/1RoL9a7  @OxfamIndia recommends four crucial points to improve the country’s health systems. Know more. http://bit.ly/1RoL9a7 According to estimates by the International […]

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Bitter Pill: Big Pharma and the BRICS Countries

Blog post by  Oleg Kucheryavenko | Coordinator for Health Policy and Advocacy, Oxfam GB / Global Call to Action against Poverty. This article was originally posted at http://neravenstvo.com/?p=1308&lang=en Recently, there have been shortages of some medicines in the BRICS countries. HIV patients can’t get the drugs they desperately need. Why not? The reason this occurs is that pharmaceutical regulatory […]

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Civil Society Position to BRICS Health Ministers

As a coalition of civil society networks from across the BRICS, our aim is to ensure the voices of poor and marginalized people in our countries are taken into account in global policy-making processes. We encourage others—leaders and governments from BRICS nations, businesses, and think tanks—to join us in taking a stand on the issue […]

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Health Spending and Inequality in Emerging Economies

New research from the Empowering CSO Networks in an Unequal Multi-polar World programme compares the cases of India, China, Russia and Indonesia in terms of levels and structures of health spending, and the impact on inequality in each of these countries. The report finds that in order to reduce inequality and improve the overall quality […]

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Public Health Challenges for BRICS may Impede Growth (Part II)

Guest post by Oleg Kucheryavenko | Coordinator for Health Policy & Advocacy | GCAP Russia Originally posted: http://www.globalhealthcheck.org/?p=1745 During 2014, we both had a chance to work on an exciting project of analysing inequality trends in Russia as part of Oxfam’s programme on Empowering Civil Societies in an Unequal Multipolar World (ECSM BRICSAM). Through the […]

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