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Section A: The global political and economic architecture

A1 The health crises of neoliberal globalization 
A2 Fiscal policies in Europe in the wake of the economic crisis: implications for health 
A3 Social struggle, progressive governments, and health in Latin America 
A4 After the Arab Spring 

Section B: Health systems: current issues and debates

B1 The current discourse on Universal Health Coverage (UHC) 
B2 The National Health Service (NHS): prey to neoliberal lust for markets 
B3 Reform of the Mexican healthcare system: the untold story 
B4 Brazil: the rocky road to a universal healthcare system
B5 South Africa: building or destroying health systems? 
B6 The right to health in Tunisia 
B7 The revival of community health workers in national health systems 
B8 The crisis of maternal and reproductive health 
B9 The global health workforce crisis 
B10 The politics and landscape of medical devices in a global market 

Section C: Beyond healthcare

C1 Social protection: reimagining development 
C2 Non-communicable diseases: is big business hijacking the debate? 
C3 Nutrition and food sovereignty 
C4 Breaking free from gender-based violence 
C5 Talking shit: is Community Led Total Sanitation empowering or divisive? 
C6 Extractive industries and health

Section D: Watching

D1 WHO reform: for what purpose?
D2 A new 'business model' for NGOs? 
D3 Private sector influence on public health policy 
D4 The TRIPS agreement: two decades of failed promises
D5 Cholera epidemic in Haiti 
D6 The International Finance Corporation's 'Health in Africa' initiative 
D7 The ethical cost of offshoring clinical trials

Section E: Resistance, actions and change

E1 Reframing health in Bolivia around the concept of 'living well' 
E2 Social change in El Salvador and the health sector 
E3 Venezuela: the impact on health of social change
E4 Colombia: social struggles against the commodification of health
E5 Peru: social movement against neoliberal reforms
E6 Struggles for health in Europe
E7 The struggle against a destructive mining project in Greece
E8 The Right to Food campaign in India
E9 Aboriginal community-controlled health services in Australia


Regional GHW4 for Latin America : La lucha por el derecho a la salud en America Latina (PHM-ALAMES)