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JSA – Maharashtra press briefings on Western Regional Public Hearing

JSA-Maharashtra organised press conferences / press releases in various parts of the state to announce the NHRC JSA public hearings in the Western Region, to be organised in Mumbai on 6-7 January 2016. In Mumbai JSA organised a press conference, where along with JSA activists, some patients who have suffered serious negligence and denial in private hospitals …

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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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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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Statement and Background Paper on COVID19 ( Corona Virus) by JSA and AIPSN

From 30 January 2020, when the first case of COVID-19 was reported, till today, March 15, 2020, the number of confirmed cases in India has risen to 107, and there have been two deaths. The government of India has reacted swiftly to this epidemic by curtailing international travel, screening those coming in from abroad and …

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Register for the National Health Assembly (September 22-23, 2018)

JSA is planning its Third National Health Assembly (NHA) in Raipur, on September 22-23. The NHA is also part of the mobilisation towards the 4th People’s Health Assembly in Dhaka on 15-19 November. The Assembly aims to address the urgent need to defend public systems and prevent the rampant privatisation of public services, including in healthcare. We expect about 1500 activists from across …

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Call for proposals for Self-organised activities during National Health Assembly-3

The structure of the National Health Assembly- 3 program will provide a space for self-organized activities. On the afternoon of the 22nd and 23rd September, organizations and networks are offered the opportunity to organize a workshop/session. Partner organizations/networks are invited to express interest and will be able to submit proposals by 30th July. click here for …

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National Health Assembly to be held at Raipur on 22-23 September, 2018

“The time to make health and healthcare a fundamental right is Now!” We are glad to announce that the Third National Health Assembly would be organised this year on 22-23 September at Raipur, Chhattisgarh. Around 1000 activists from across the country are expected to join the National Health Assembly with an objective to evaluate and critically analyze current …

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JSA Statement on the High-Level Group on Health constituted by the Finance Commission

Jan Swasthya Abhiyan lodges a strong protest against the constitution of ‘High-Level Group on Health’ and urges the government to revoke this committee. Health is an important public policy matter and any committee constituted to frame policies or provide recommendations related to it should be representative of all interests and sections in the society. The finance …

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National Health Policy 2017: Reactions

The government of India announced the new National Health Policy 2017 after a draft was in circulation for over 18 months. The policy can be downloaded here and the  situation analysis here. There have been several reactions to the new policy that have been contributed to by JSA members and associated friends which have been …

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