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

NEW! Interactive tool PHM has developed an online tool to learn more about the key practices for movement building identified in the text version: RELATIONSHIPS AND VALUES ORGANISATION AND STRATEGY VISIBLE ACTIONS PARTICIPATION NETWORKING LEARNING FROM EXPERIENCE Check out the new online tool and all of the case studies used…

Review of Canadian Environmental Assessment Act

PHM-Canada submitted our arguments in late December 2016 to the federal panel reviewing the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act here. We are 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…

A vision for healthy trade

            “Trade agreements should generate a race to the top, not to the bottom!” At the 2016 World Social Forum, Health Alliance International, the Health and Trade Network, PHM, and colleagues from across the globe came together to highlight our struggles against unfair and undemocratic…

North America People’s Health Assembly

PHM-Canada and PHM-USA successfully carried out the first ever North America People’s Health Assembly in Montreal on 15 August 2016. Participants from across North America shared an invigorating day with each other discussing issues of common interest, sharing strategies, and developing common health and social justice framings useful for working in alliance…

PHM North America Webinar Series on Climate Action

PHM North America Webinar Series on Climate Action

The People’s Health Movement (PHM) in Canada & in the USA brought together activists who work on the ground, in our communities, to talk about their work in climate justice to raise awareness about the social and health impacts of climate change and to mobilize communities toward achieving climate justice.…

PHM Canada: Mini IPHU on Racism and Health

Beyond Facebook: Learning to think strategically, organize, and mobilize communities to fight racism in health policies and health systems A Summary of Saskatoon’s first IPHU-inspired event. “When we sat down to talk about the idea of offering a half-day IPHU-inspired workshop in Saskatoon, we decided that we should focus on…