PHM-USA and HAI condemn US atrocities at southern border, stand in solidarity with migrants and asylum seekers

PHM-USA and HAI condemn US atrocities at southern border, stand in solidarity with migrants and asylum seekers

In the current climate of widespread political, environmental, and economic turmoil, the People’s Health Movement-USA (PHM-USA) and Health Alliance International (HAI) stand in solidarity with the thousands of migrants escaping unlivable circumstances in their home countries. We support their right to a safe and just process for seeking refuge or…

DGH General Assembly 2019 – Healing Justice: Undoing Borders that Divide Us

DGH General Assembly 2019 – Healing Justice: Undoing Borders that Divide Us

The 24th Annual Doctors for Global Health (DGH) General Assembly will be held August 2-4, 2019 in Tucson, AZ, with an optional border tour on August 1. This year’s theme is Healing Justice: Undoing Borders That Divide Us. Speakers, discussions, and sessions will focus on the experiences, health and human rights issues…

PHM-USA condemns inhumane treatment of migrants and refugees

PHM-USA condemns inhumane treatment of migrants and refugees

  Capitalism–in the form of free trade agreements– make living conditions in Centroamérica unbearable. Capitalism–in the form of oil wars–leave thousands and thousands without a home… Migrants and refugees leave harsh and dangerous conditions in their own countries to seek safety and a better life abroad. However, they are increasingly met…

Mini-IPHU highlights health struggles for Seattle immigrant and refugee communities

Mini-IPHU highlights health struggles for Seattle immigrant and refugee communities

Taking up from the model developed by PHM-Canada, PHM-USA held its first “mini-IPHU” in Seattle April 21-22. It was two powerful days of learning, community-building, and organizing for action around the right to health. Over the course of the two days the IPHU had about 45 participants which included members…

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…