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The Movement for Health Care Rights in India - A talk by Dr. Abhay Shukla

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Date:
Friday, May 29, 2009
Time:
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Event Type:
Speaker
Organizer/Author:
San José Peace and Justice Center
Email:
Phone:
408-297-2299
Address:
48 South 7th Street, San Jose, CA 95112
Location Details:
San José Peace and Justice Center
48 South 7th Street, San José
(½ block north of SJSU campus)

The Movement for Health Care Rights in India:
Common Themes with the Demand for Single Payer Health Care in the U.S.

A talk by Dr. Abhay Shukla


Dr. Abhay Shukla has coordinated the People's Health Movement - India (Jan Swasthya Abhiyan) during 2003-2008 and is one of its national joint convenors. He participated in preparing the draft National Health Act.

A physician by training, Dr. Shukla is currently coordinator of the independent public health organisation, SATHI-CEHAT based in Pune. He is a member of the advisory group for community action for the National Rural Health Mission, and member of the core group of NGOs of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) in India.

Among his many publications, he is author of The Rights Approach to Health and Health Care.


Reception at 6:30 pm
Talk begins at 7 pm
Suggested donation: $5 - $10 (students & uninsured free)

Sponsored by San José Peace and Justice Center, Friends of South Asia, Health Care for All, Our Developing World, South Asians for Collective Action

Added to the calendar on Thu, May 21, 2009 10:53AM
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