Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s
APHA Annual Meeting & Expo is going virtual! But many PHM-NA activists and affiliated organizations will again be at this year’s Meeting to discuss the pressing challenges we face across the globe that threaten the right to health.
Below, you can find a list of sessions and activities that we recommend for anyone active in the struggle for
Health for All. We hope to see you there (virtually)! (All times in Mountain Time.)
The People’s Health Movement and the Right to Health Monday, October 26 – 1:00pm-2:30pm As PHM reaches 20 years of global activism, join PHM activists from across the globe as we reflect on the beginnings of the movement and celebrate the impacts of local and global organizing.
All times in Mountain Time 🆓 denotes sessions that are free & open to the public Poster Sessions
Available on demand 3168.0 Safe abortion mobile app – serving diverse uses across multiple social and legal contexts 3245.0 COVID-19 pandemic: Did complete lockdown saved lives and cost in Maharashtra, India? 4176.0 Resources to prevent violence against HIV affected children Saturday, October 24
10:00am – 2:00pm Racism is a Public Health Crisis: Reimagining and Redefining Public Safety in a Structure of State Sanctioned, Anti-Black Violence Sunday, October 25
4:00pm – 7:00pm Racism Pre-Conference Session – Birthing while Black: The Impact of Obstetric Violence and Responses to Systemic Racism in Maternal Health Monday, October 26
8:30am – 10:00am 3037.0 Community based vision care — multilingual resources for prevention, treatment and referral
10:30am – 12:00pm 3146.0 Critical historical perspectives on the struggles against violence across the Americas:hypercapitalism, genocide, racism and liberation from 1848 to 2020
1:00pm – 2:30pm 3228.0 – The People’s Health Movement and the Right to Health 3:00pm – 4:30pm 3317.0 Answering the need for practical resources on basic eye care prevention and treatment “where there is no eye doctor” Tuesday, October 27
1:00pm – 2:30pm 4198.0 Community engagement beyond the ballot box
4218.0 Buen vivir: An indigenous environmental and climate justice curriculum for Guatemalan youth
4219.0 Preventing Physical Violence Requires Preventing Systemic and Structural Violence
3:00pm – 4:30pm 4279.0 The role of culture in basebuilding community organizing for health equity and racial justice
4300.0 Efforts to support women’s access to medication abortion outside of clinical settings
5:00pm – 6:30pm 4347.0 Informational resources to prevent sexual harassment and violence against women
4350.0 Global Commercial Determinants of Health: An Examination of Corporate Activity, Its Detrimental Effects on Public Health, and Solutions to Curb Industrial Epidemics Wednesday, October 28
8:30am – 10:00am 5135.1 Oral panel on preventing gender-based violence (GBV) in global garment and agricultural supply chains Follow these programs too!
Human Rights Forum Peace Caucus Socialist Caucus Spirit of 1848 Trade and Health Forum