Sign-on letter requesting WHO to intervene for release of Palestinian Activist Shatha Odeh

Sign-on letter requesting WHO to intervene for release of Palestinian Activist Shatha Odeh

  PHM Canada has signed on to a letter (seen below) written by PHM Global to the WHO-DG asking for the release of Palestinian Activist Shatha Odeh. To view the original post and other signatories, please click here. To, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus Director-General World Health Organization Date: 11th July, 2021…

#TRIPSwaiver Now! – Week of action at German consulates across US

#TRIPSwaiver Now! – Week of action at German consulates across US

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is visiting President Biden next week, and it may be our best chance to put pressure on her to support a waiver of the World Trade Organization’s TRIPS rules to unlock the intellectual property barriers now limiting global access to COVID-19 vaccines and treatments. Read more from Public Citizen.…

Israel’s arrest of Shatha Odeh is an attack on the right to health of Palestinians

Israel’s arrest of Shatha Odeh is an attack on the right to health of Palestinians

Statement by the People’s Health Movement9 July 2021 On Wednesday 7 July 2021, the Israeli army arrested Shatha Odeh, director of the Health Work Committees (HWC), at her home in Ramallah. This organisation is one of the most prominent Palestinian non-profit health care providers. Shatha herself is a well respected…

Letter of Concern on Carbon Capture and Storage

Letter of Concern on Carbon Capture and Storage

  PHM Canada signed on to the Environmental Defence Canada’s movement to push back against the ongoing subsidy of the fossil fuel industry through the promotion of Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS). This movement included the sending of messages to our elected officials and the public that said supporting CCS…

Canada Can and Must Share Vaccines Now

Canada Can and Must Share Vaccines Now

  PHM Canada, along with other organizations across the world, signed onto ONE Canada’s joint statement (seen below) calling on the Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau, to act more urgently on his government’s commitment to share vaccines with COVAX. COVAX is a global COVID vaccine distribution initiative to ensure…

Media Release: 180+ Communities, Organisations and Academics Reject Extractive-Heavy EU Green Deal

Media Release: 180+ Communities, Organisations and Academics Reject Extractive-Heavy EU Green Deal

PHM Canada signed onto The Gaia Foundation’s collective statement calling on the EU to abandon its plans to massively expand dirty mining as part of EU Green Deal and Green Recovery plans. To see the full collective statement, please click here. Pour voir la version française, visitez ici. A global…

Vigils for Global Access to COVID-19 Vaccines & Treatments

From Citizens’ Trade Campaign Please join us at an upcoming vigil remembering those who have died of COVID-19 and calling for the global access to vaccines and treatments that’s needed to help save millions of lives and end the pandemic. While increasing numbers of Americans are being vaccinated against COVID-19,…

Export Development Canada Must Stop Fuelling the Climate Crisis

Export Development Canada Must Stop Fuelling the Climate Crisis

  PHM Canada signed on to Environmental Defence Canada’s joint statement (seen below) calling for Canada to align its public financing with our climate commitments. To view the original statement and a briefing, as well as a letter written to the Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade,…

PHM-USA joins in Call for Biden to provide sanctions relief for the people of Iran

PHM-USA joins in Call for Biden to provide sanctions relief for the people of Iran

At least 60,000 Iranians have died as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. While not all of these deaths can be attributed to any one cause, broad-based, suffocating U.S. sanctions have served only to exacerbate a terrible situation. Whatever the result of ongoing Iran deal talks, which include sanctions negotiations,…