Communiqué from PHM-Canada to all members: April 26, 2018

PHM-Canada condemns the recent wave of repression against students and civilians perpetrated by the regime of President Daniel Ortega in Nicaragua, and supports calls for the establishment of an independent inquiry into the violence and for a fully representative and participatory national dialogue.  PHM-Canada expresses its solidarity with the people…

Save the date: 4th People’s Health Assembly

Save the date: 4th People’s Health Assembly

4 April – UPDATE: The call for proposals for self-organized activities is available here.  Sessions should be in line with the broad themes of PHA4 and the People’s Charter for Health. Each activity should be planned for 2 hours, and fees for organizing range from $2500USD (venue of 50 people) –…

PHM-North America calls for A Just Harvey Recovery

PHM-North America calls for A Just Harvey Recovery

PHM-North America is saddened by the ongoing disaster on the Gulf coast of the United States. In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, Southeast Texas and Southwest Louisiana have incurred unimaginable damage. It will take a long time to recover from the damage caused by the storm and flooding, not only…

Update: PHM-NA Regional Meeting

PHM North America held a regional meeting on August 3-4 in Decatur, Georgia. Lots of discussion led to plans for action in some key areas: environmental health justice, reproductive justice, anti-privatization/corporatization of health, and building our own capacity to work better. You can read a summary of the meeting notes…

Building a Movement For Health: a tool for (health) activists

Building a Movement For Health: a tool for (health) activists

By Third World Health Aid. The struggle for health and social justice has a long and proud history that has been driven by diverse social movements involving many individuals and organisations in different contexts. Today, the active role of organised civil society is more necessary than ever. While on average life…

Review of Canadian Environmental Assessment Act

We submitted our arguments in late December 2016 to the federal panel reviewing the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act here … we’re waiting to hear what the panel’s final recommendations are before deciding how to respond in partnership with a broad swathe of environmental organizers across the country.

We support the Standing Rock Sioux’s struggle to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline.

We support the Standing Rock Sioux’s struggle to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline.

People’s Health Movement Canada salutes the water protectors at the Camp of the Sacred Stone in Sioux territory who have gathered peacefully to prevent the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline. In response to this action to protect the health of the land and of the people, United States forces have retaliated…

PHM at the 2016 World Social Forum

PHM at the 2016 World Social Forum

PHM friends from across the globe came together during the World Social Forum (WSF) in Montreal, Canada from August 9-14 to show our solidarity with people who struggle for social justice, equality, and human rights across the globe. PHM-North America coordinated the effort to organize a total of six sessions…