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General Election 2019: Don’t politicise health service – NHS boss

Media playback is unsupported on your device Parties should not use the NHS as “a political weapon” in the election campaign, health service bosses say. NHS Providers chief Chris Hopson said “over-dramatising NHS difficulties” or making “disingenuous” funding claims did the service “no favours”. Both the Tories and Labour are vowing to spend billions to […]

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Brazil’s Election Could Deal A Crushing Blow To Combating Climate Change

The rise of far-right authoritarian Jair Bolsonaro in Brazil’s presidential race has caused concerns about what he could mean for the health of the world’s fourth-largest democracy and its most marginalized communities ― especially black Brazilians, the indigenous, women and LGBTQ people who are the targets of his most violent rhetoric. But a Bolsonaro victory, which […]