• Vol. 29 No. 2, 149–151
  • 15 March 2000

An Open Invitation from the International Poverty and Health Network to All Health Professionals to Combat Poverty


Always and everywhere, the challenge for all health professionals is to understand, from a position of relative comfort, the nature and extent of the problems faced by the poor, the marginalised and the vulnerable. Understanding, once even partially achieved, creates empathy and a responsibility to advocate for redress.

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