Declaration by Public Interest Civil Society Organisations and Social Movements, 18 October

URGENTLY REQUIRED ACTIONS BY MEMBER STATES AND WHO ON THE KEY AREAS

  • Implement equity-based social protection systems and maintain and develop effective publicly provided and publicly financed health systems that address the social, economic, environmental and behavioural determinants of health with a particular focus on reducing health inequities.
  • Use progressive taxation, wealth taxes and the elimination of tax evasion to finance action on the social determinants of health.
  • Recognise explicitly the clout of finance capital, its dominance of the global economy, and the origins and consequences of its periodic collapses.

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  • The statement is available in Portuguese here.

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