7 April Day of Action: Our health is NOT for sale #health4all

On April 7, World Health Day, PHM-North America will again join the European Network against the Privatization and Commercialization of Health and Social Protection and PHM-Europe in their April 7 Day of Action against privatization of health. Last year groups across the globe held demonstrations, teach-ins, lectures and other activities…

Save the date: 4th People’s Health Assembly

Save the date: 4th People’s Health Assembly

16 December – UPDATE: The PHA4 was an exciting gathering of health activists from across the globe! A delegation of attendees from PHM-NA were able to attend. You can read their reflections and more news from the PHA here. — 4 October – UPDATE: The programming committee has finalized the program…

Available now: Global Health Watch 5

Available now: Global Health Watch 5

Press release 18 December 2017 In an unequal world, conditions of living that promote ill-health and extreme inequity in access to healthcare services prevents a majority of the world’s population from leading healthy lives. The collapse of public health systems in many parts of the world and the rising commodification…

International Safe Abortion Day statement from PHM Reproductive Justice Caucus

International Safe Abortion Day Launch of the PHM Reproductive Justice Working Group #IResistWePersist #ReproductiveJustice Today September 28th, the newly launched People’s Health Movement Reproductive Justice Working Group stands by grassroots organizations and movements struggling for access to safe abortion as a universal human right and a matter of social and…

PHM-North America calls for A Just Harvey Recovery

PHM-North America calls for A Just Harvey Recovery

PHM-North America is saddened by the ongoing disaster on the Gulf coast of the United States. In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, Southeast Texas and Southwest Louisiana have incurred unimaginable damage. It will take a long time to recover from the damage caused by the storm and flooding, not only…

Update: PHM-NA Regional Meeting

PHM North America held a regional meeting on August 3-4 in Decatur, Georgia. Lots of discussion led to plans for action in some key areas: environmental health justice, reproductive justice, anti-privatization/corporatization of health, and building our own capacity to work better. You can read a summary of the meeting notes…

Building a Movement For Health: a tool for (health) activists

Building a Movement For Health: a tool for (health) activists

NEW! Interactive tool PHM has developed an online tool to learn more about the key practices for movement building identified in the text version: RELATIONSHIPS AND VALUES ORGANISATION AND STRATEGY VISIBLE ACTIONS PARTICIPATION NETWORKING LEARNING FROM EXPERIENCE Check out the new online tool and all of the case studies used…

Review of Canadian Environmental Assessment Act

PHM-Canada submitted our arguments in late December 2016 to the federal panel reviewing the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act here. We are waiting to hear what the panel’s final recommendations are before deciding how to respond in partnership with a broad swathe of environmental organizers across the country.

PHM at the 2016 World Social Forum

PHM at the 2016 World Social Forum

PHM friends from across the globe came together during the World Social Forum (WSF) in Montreal, Canada from August 9-14 to show our solidarity with people who struggle for social justice, equality, and human rights across the globe. PHM-North America coordinated the effort to organize a total of six sessions…