The universal health coverage agenda opens the door for privatization of public health systems. There are alternatives!

From private coverage to public care
We believe re-imagining public health care is the only way forward in building truly universal health outcomes.
 
A specialized AySA team is removing an old valve in Rivadavia y Libertad, Barrio de congreso, Buenos Aires, August 2012 © AySA
Water remunicipalisation works!

After the failures of privatization, municipalities worldwide are taking back public control of their water systems and democratizing services

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Jan Swasthya Abhiyan convention calls for universalisation of health care for all © RajeevChaudhury, 2012
Questioning corporatization

Researchers, activists and practitioners are asking whether public services can run on private sector principles. Is ‘new public management’ a trap?

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What's New

July 3, 2014
Book launch at AHE Conference. "Rethinking Corporatization and Public Services in the Global South" will be presented in Greenwich, UK on July 3, 2014.
June 19, 2014
MSP Conference Videos. All panel presentations and plenary talks recorded at the April three-day event in Cape Town are now available online!
April 14, 2014
New Book. Rethinking Corporatization and Public Services in the Global South draws on original case studies from Asia, Africa and Latin America to critically examine the histories, structures, ideologies and social impacts of corporatization in the water and electricity sectors, interrogating the extent to which it can move beyond commercial goals to deliver progressive public services.

Latest Blog Post

June 30, 2014
Philippines’ public water systems in the face of disasters and climate change . Public water systems, including community-based water systems, were back in operation immediately after the typhoon to re-establish basic services, repair damages to facilities and reconnect people to potable water supply. Beyond these immediate needs, reconstruction and rehabilitation efforts toward building better public water systems (including community-based ones) are now focusing on climate resiliency.
May 22, 2014
A contracorriente: Ciudadanos por una energía comunitaria. En el Estado español cada vez más ciudadanos se están transformando en agentes activos a favor de un cambio de modelo energético basado en energías renovables y democráticas, convirtiéndose así en productores de su propia energía a pesar de políticas retrógradas en el país.
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