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,…

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…