Health is my right: stop commercialization of health sector


World Health Day-SUPRO 7 April 2010, World Health Day. To observe the day Sushashoner Jonny Procharavizan-SUPRO organized various campaign activities in different 45 districts and in Dhaka. This year SUPRO’s theme and slogan on world health day was-Health is my right: Stop commercialization of health sector and enhance competence of the public health sector.

On the occasion Sushashoner Jonny Procharavizan-SUPRO organized a human chain in front of south plaza of national parliament building where about 250 participants from different like minded NGOs, Dhaka Campaign group, and students’ forum joined and expressed solidarity with the popular demands for ensuring health rights for all.
World Health Day-SUPRO The programme started with the speech by Mr. Shahidullah, Deputy Director of SUPRO when he spoke on the health rights situation of the country.Mousumi Biswas from SUPRO read out the demands of SUPRO. The demands included:

  • Ensuring immediate appointment of doctors and nurses in the vacant posts;
  • Ensuring specialized doctors-nurses in all health centers;
  • Ensuring special budgetary allocation for vulnerable and disaster-prone area;
  • Ensuring increased budgetary allocation in health sector (at least 5% of GDP);
  • Decentralizing the public health care system;
  • Enhancing competence of public health care system; and
  • Halting privatization and commercialization of health sector.

 

 

 

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