Rich countries must join the world in supporting the TRIPS waiver to end the pandemic

Rich countries must join the world in supporting the TRIPS waiver to end the pandemic

Health activists, academics, and civil society from the global north call on our governments to join the world in supporting the TRIPS waiver proposal to ensure equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines across the globe. “The intellectual property (IP) waiver proposal aims to allow countries to choose not to enforce, apply…

Call from the Global South to Rich Countries: Don’t block the TRIPS waiver proposal

Call from the Global South to Rich Countries: Don’t block the TRIPS waiver proposal

Global South urges rich countries: Lift monopolies on COVID-19 medical products PRESS RELEASE16 February 2021 Ahead of critical talks at the World Trade Organization (WTO) civil society and trade unions from the Global South are calling on rich countries’ leaders to stop blocking a proposal to waive certain intellectual property…

PHM Unmasks the Problem: Solidarity through Community Mask Production

PHM Unmasks the Problem: Solidarity through Community Mask Production

The efforts of these activists were not just about the masks themselves but also about building community and care. As governments failed with PPE distribution as the pandemic took hold, communities were taking matters into their own hands. PHM North America spoke to three activists in Massachusetts, Quebec, and Pennsylvania…

Building Campaigns Against Privatization of Health Services – A virtual learning series

Building Campaigns Against Privatization of Health Services – A virtual learning series

  Join PHM-North America for a virtual course to share and strategize with health activists from across the globe and build your campaign to resist privatization of health services!     Building community & campaigns   From examples around the world, PHM-North America has been learning how to build successful…

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…

APHA 2020 Annual Meeting: PHM-NA Recommended Sessions & Activities

APHA 2020 Annual Meeting: PHM-NA Recommended Sessions & Activities

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s APHA Annual Meeting & Expo is going virtual! But many PHM-NA activists and affiliated organizations will again be at this year’s Meeting to discuss the pressing challenges we face across the globe that threaten the right to health. Below, you can find a list of…

A struggle more necessary than ever – PHM 2019 Annual Report

A struggle more necessary than ever – PHM 2019 Annual Report

PHM’s 2019 Annual Report highlights campaigns, movement building, capacity building and continued advocacy around a robust political economy-based critical analysis of health across all regions. Download the report here. PHM’s struggle for health is both more necessary than ever but also more of an uphill battle than ever.