PHM-Canada Declaration on COVID-19 Pandemic

In these unprecedented times, members of People’s Health Movement Canada from across Turtle Island came together to reflect on what health justice looks like during the COVID-19 pandemic. We mourn the suffering and immense loss caused by the outbreak, and we hold in honour our allies and colleagues, in China,…

PHM-USA: For a more equitable society, a just response to coronavirus

Every day in the United States, the coronavirus continues to spread. Even for the strongest of health systems, this health crisis would present a multitude of challenges. But in the US, where healthcare is primarily delivered by profit hungry conglomerates and there is a lack of investment in preventive and…

April 7: International Day of Action for #Health4All

April 7: International Day of Action for #Health4All

In 1950, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared April 7 World Health Day to raise awareness about important health issues such as mental health, maternal and child care, and climate change. For the past five years, however, the European Network Against the Commercialisation and Privatisation of Health and Social Protection…

Coronavirus: Collective action necessary to stop an epidemic

from Hesperian Health Guides While individual action is important, it will not stop an epidemic, only collective action will. We have to start acting like the connections among us are not routes to transmit disease, but the channels through which we can defeat it. Coronavirus is all over the news…

Saúde em Debate: Special edition on the People’s Health Movement

Saúde em Debate: Special edition on the People’s Health Movement

Created in 1976, Saúde em Debate (Health in Debate) aims to disseminate studies, research and reflections that contribute to the debate in the field of collective health, especially those dealing with issues related to policy, planning, management, work and evaluation in health. This Special Issue 1 of 2020 continues this…