In an E-Alert released Friday, June 19, AI USA stated that current draft health care reform legislation falls far short of fulfilling a human rights vision. AI USA suggests that one reason for this is that single-payer advocates, a crucial human rights constituency, have been largely excluded from the reform process.
Here NESRI’s Human Right to Health Program Director Anja Rudiger interviews Sameer Dossani, Campaign Director for Amnesty International’s Demand Dignity Campaign. She asks him about why Amnesty turned out in force to the Single Payer Right Now! Rally for the Right to Health Care on Friday, June 26th, in Washington DC.