PHM Statement on Reproductive Rights & Safe and Legal Abortion in the United States

PHM Statement on Reproductive Rights & Safe and Legal Abortion in the United States

11 May 2022 We, the members of the People’s Health Movement (PHM), a global network committed to the promotion, protection and fulfilment of Health for All including comprehensive primary health care, sexual and reproductive health care and addressing the social, environmental, and economic determinants of health, are compelled to draw…

Clean up the G&R dump on Mohawk Land!

Clean up the G&R dump on Mohawk Land!

Clean up the G&R dump on Mohawk Land!   When it comes to reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples, our federal government must translate more of its words into action. Today, we are calling its attention to a clear manifestation of environmental racism and injustice in the Mohawk community of Kanehstatà:ke, just…

Equitable Health Services, Re-thinking SDGs, and Economic Systems in THE WORLD WE WANT

Equitable Health Services, Re-thinking SDGs, and Economic Systems in THE WORLD WE WANT

For the 2022 Prince Mahidol Awards Conference (PMAC 2022), PHM organized a side meeting to examine different aspects of the world we envisage. During the meeting, PHM premiered three short videos (funded by PMAC) to put forth that vision–one that takes into consideration community-based, publicly funded and provided health services;…

NGOs and Allied Groups United Against Environmental Racism on Indigenous Lands

NGOs and Allied Groups United Against Environmental Racism on Indigenous Lands

PHM Canada signed on to a joint statement (seen below) from NGOs and allied groups calling for the Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau, as well as the Premier of Quebec, François Legault, to address environmental racism occurring on the Mohawk lands of Kanehsata:ke. To view the current demands and…

People’s Health Hearing

People’s Health Hearing

The People’s Health Hearing sought to bear witness to the public health impacts of extractive industries and created a space to connect people’s struggles, and set out a vision for intersectional, transformative climate justice. It became a space for movement building, connecting health and climate activists across the world and…

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…

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…

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,…