India’s health inequality made worse by reduced health budget: Oxfam report

Source: The Business Standard What is the news? Recently, Oxfam India released “Inequality Report 2021: India’s Unequal Healthcare Story”. Oxfam India’s inequality report draws attention to the county’s unequal healthcare story hit further by Covid-19. The report shows that the constant underfunding of the public healthcare system in the last decade have worsened health infrastructure. Key… Continue reading India’s health inequality made worse by reduced health budget: Oxfam report

Oxfam: 11 people die of hunger each minute around the globe

Source: The Hindu What is the news? Findings of the Oxfam report: The Hunger Virus Multiplies Key findings Hunger is a greater threat: Death toll from famine outpaces that of COVID-19, which kills around seven people per minute. 11 people die of hunger each minute and that the number facing famine-like conditions around the globe… Continue reading Oxfam: 11 people die of hunger each minute around the globe

Pandemic has worsened gender inequality in India, says Oxfam

News: Oxfam has released a report titled worsened gender inequality Report 2020 — On Women’s Back”. Facts: About the report: The report is based on data and responses collected from urban and rural women in New Delhi and Rajasthan in the past year. Key Takeaways: Covid-19 induced inequality: The onset of the covid-19 pandemic may… Continue reading Pandemic has worsened gender inequality in India, says Oxfam

India’s health budget spend fourth lowest globally: Oxfam report

News: Oxfam has released a report titled “Commitment to Reducing Inequality (CRI) Index,2020”. Facts: About the index: The index ranks 158 countries measuring their policies and actions in three areas that it said are proven to be directly related to reducing inequality: Public services(health, education and social protection)  Taxation and  Workers rights. Key Takeaways: Topped… Continue reading India’s health budget spend fourth lowest globally: Oxfam report

Oxfam:Time to Care report

News:Oxfam, an international non-profit organisation has released the study ‘Time to Care’ ahead of the 50th Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF). Facts: Report on Global inequality: The world’s 2,153 billionaires have more wealth than 4.6 billion people. The 22 richest men have more wealth than all the women in Africa.  The world’s… Continue reading Oxfam:Time to Care report