Webinar: the corporate takeover of health

Thursday 15 October from 7pm

Register your place for this webinar, part of the Edinburgh World Justice Festival featuring:

  • Nick Dearden, Director of Global Justice Now
  • Umunyana Rugege, Executive Director of Section 27 South Africa
  • Natalie Rhodes, People's Health Movement UK (tbc)

The coronavirus pandemic has reminded us how essential a public health service and access to medicines is for a well functioning society. Yet corporate power is undermining publicly funded health systems and access to affordable medicines around the world – from controlling the price of life saving treatments through the use of monopolies, to using trade deals to protect patents and push up medicine prices. Hear from campaigners who are standing up to - and beating - the might of big pharma around the world.  

How can we stop corporations controlling heatlhcare and pharmaceuticals around the world? What is our vision of global health justice and how do take action to bring hope for a healthcare systems around the world that puts people before profit?