Advocacy issues

Our team works to tackle the root causes of poor health

We speak out to challenge the structures and systems that keep people poor, and to hold those responsible to account.

We live in a world in which wealth and power are concentrated in the hands of a privileged few. The wealthy can use their influence to shape policies and practices that suit them, meanwhile, others struggle.

Health Poverty Action USA campaigns to break this vicious cycle through actions that address the root causes of poverty and tackle inequality.

Explore our current campaigns below!

Drug Policy Reform

Explore our work campaigning on drug policy

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Vaccine Justice: Share the Science

Health Poverty Action is part of the People's Vaccine Alliance which demands a people's vaccine that is available to everyone, free of charge. We support the global movement towards local vaccine production in Global South countries. We demand for open sharing of the science and technology, in addition to international and national intellectual property laws that support local production.

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Join our re-education movement!

With calls growing to bring the truth about Britain’s legacy of colonialism into classrooms, now teachers, students and parents can take matters into their own hands with our free lesson plan exploring colonialism and the roots of global poverty aimed at 16-18-year-olds.

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The Power of Language

Activists and campaigners! The language we use to talk about the issues we work on impacts how people, think, feel and act on them. Explore our resources to find out how we can tackle the root causes of poverty and build a global movement for change through our communications.

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