Deadly market – the international battle against privatisation of health and care

20 May 2021 VPOD Conference health privatisation

(25 May 2021) The Swiss union VPOD and EPSU organised a webinar to discuss the resistance to the privatisation of health and care services. We discussed the experience of trade union activists and made a strong case that we need to strengthen our public health and social care services. The meeting took place on the eve of the Global Health Summit. Speakers came from Germany, Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, Switserland and the UK. All shared the experience how privatisation impacts on the quality of the service and working conditions. For EPSU the General Secretary spoke. The meeting took place 20 May 2021, online

For more information on the positions for the trade unions and civil society for the Global Health Summit.