PHM Calls for Urgent Action on Covid-19 technologies

PHM Calls for Urgent Action on Covid-19 technologies

14 October 2020 Statement by People’s Health Movement: Urgent Call for Action on Covid-19 technologies The People’s Health Movement supports the call by the Governments of India and South Africa for the World Trade Organization to waive certain provisions of the WTO’s TRIPS Agreement so as to enable countries to…

Reimagining safety in a pandemic: The imperative to dismantle structural oppression in Canada

Reimagining safety in a pandemic: The imperative to dismantle structural oppression in Canada

An analysis of the discourse on safety during the COVID19 pandemic for the Canadian Medical Association Journal by a few members of PHM Canada. Read the full article here. Reimagining safety in a pandemic: the imperative to dismantle structural oppression in Canada Nikisha Khare, Farah Shroff, Blessing Nkennor and Baijayanta…

Campaign Launch: Global Cooperation to End the Pandemic

Campaign Launch: Global Cooperation to End the Pandemic

PHM-USA joins Justice is Global and other partners to call for global cooperation to end the pandemic. We can stop the suffering and the disruptions to people’s lives and our economies due to COVID-19, but we need countries around the world to work together to make that happen. Government leaders…

Mask brigades fill gaps amid state failures during COVID-19 crisis

Mask brigades fill gaps amid state failures during COVID-19 crisis

Casey Adams Mask brigades have sprung up across the country and around the world in response to the PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) shortage. The Seattle Mask Brigade was among the first to form in mid-March, and since then countless others have formed, many of which operate on a similar model.…

Ontario: Immediately halt COVID-19 health data sharing with police!

PHM-Canada has joined a coalition healthcare providers, community members, healthcare researchers, community organizations, communities excessively targeted for criminalization, and healthcare organizations across Ontario who oppose to inappropriate use of police power and privacy violations by law enforcement. The coalition issued a an open letter to government officials to demand an…

Transformation Needed: The Global Distribution of PPE Must Change

Transformation Needed: The Global Distribution of PPE Must Change

Many systems have failed in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, putting people’s health at serious risk. The increased demand from PPE from workers and the public made clear the inadequacy of the global distribution system of PPE. The fallout has lead to shortages of PPE that heighten health risks…

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,…