‘As the world moves from the Millennium Development Goals to much more extensive Sustainable Development Goals, Sodhi and Karan are to be congratulated in giving us a timely reminder of the complexities involved.’
Saman Yazdani Khan, director of the Centre for Health and Population Studies, Pakistan
'Tracing ambiguities and contradictions in the commodification of medicine, the application of human rights to safeguard the health of poor people is illustrated with clarity and conviction. In an era of deepening divisions between the many and the few this is a critical contribution.'
Lucia D’Ambruoso, lecturer in global health, University of Aberdeen
‘This book is a comprehensive assessment of the health consequences of poverty: it is courageous in its honesty and appropriately demanding of its reader. We must act.’
Stephen Leeder, emeritus professor, The University of Sydney
'Protecting the Health of the Poor is an immensely important and timely volume. It sheds powerful light on movements of resistance and hope.'
Amiya Kumar Bagchi, emeritus professor, Institute of Development Studies Kolkata
‘Presents compelling evidence of diverse health inequities, traversing both political economy and political ecology, that continue to haunt global conscience.’
Rajib Dasgupta, Jawaharlal Nehru University
'A thought-provoking and provocative collection of essays that amount to an urgently needed call for action in promoting global health.'
Nicole Hassoun, Binghamton University