Health and Social Justice

Statement in solidarity with PLHIV demanding access to HIV/AIDS medications

The Delhi Network of Positive People (DNP+), a network of people living with HIV (PLHIV), has been protesting for over a month outside the office of National AIDS Control Organisation (NACO) in Delhi. They are protesting against the ongoing shortage of Anti-Retroviral Therapy (ART) medicines. The shortage has been raging for more than five months …

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JSA statement condemning growing communal violence

We, the members of Jan Swasthya Abhiyan (JSA) are extremely concerned about the ongoing state-led and state-sponsored targeted violence and discrimination which is particularly directed against Muslims, while also affecting groups like Christians and Dalits. This violence has been particularly witnessed in Karnataka and BJP ruled states, as well as in some other states like Delhi …

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Safeguarding Prison Health during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic

Safeguarding Prison Health during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic Appeal from health care and public health professionals to Chief Justices of High Courts and High Powered Committees of states and Union Territories Friday, June 18, 2021 Dear friends and colleagues, We are approaching you to consider endorsing the below appeal addressed to Chief Justices of High Courts across …

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STATEMENT ON NATIONAL HEALTH ACTION DAY – MAY10-2021

STATEMENT ON NATIONAL HEALTH ACTION DAY BY JSA Governments, fulfill obligations to protect peoples health and lives – NOW! Act urgently to ensure rights to healthcare, containment and vaccination for all! Jan Swasthya Abhiyan (JSA), India’s national network of civil society organizations and people’s movements working for health rights, demands that Central and State governments must …

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Call for nominations: IJME Ethics Award 2018

The first Bioethics Award will be conferred on December 5, 2018 at the 7th National Bioethics Conference, jointly organised with the International Association of Bioethics’ 14th World Congress of Bioethics, from December 5 to 7, 2018, at St. John’s National Academy of Health Sciences, Bengaluru, This award is supported by the Elsevier Foundation. click here …

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