PHA4: Apply for a travel scholarship to attend the PHA4

PHA4: Apply for a travel scholarship to attend the PHA4

The 4th People’s Health Assembly (PHA4) will be in Savar, Bangladesh from November 15-19, 2018. People’s Health Movement-North America has funding to offer three travel subsidies of up to 1000 Euros each to those wanting to make the trip to Bangladesh for the Assembly. The funds will be used to…

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…

Save the date: 4th People’s Health Assembly

Save the date: 4th People’s Health Assembly

13 August – UPDATE Travel scholarships available. PHM-NA can sponsor travel for three people to attend the PHA4. Please apply by August 31. More information and application here. — 1 August – UPDATE: Registration is open now! Registration fees are as follows: – Low Income Countries: 50 EUR – Middle…

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

By Third World Health Aid. The struggle for health and social justice has a long and proud history that has been driven by diverse social movements involving many individuals and organisations in different contexts. Today, the active role of organised civil society is more necessary than ever. While on average life…

April 7: Our Health is Not for Sale

April 7: Our Health is Not for Sale

By Health Alliance International. Day of Action: Our health is not for sale! April 7, 2017 – University of Washington, Seattle, WA The People’s Health Movement (PHM) and Health Alliance International (HAI) were thrilled to join the international Day of Action against privatization of health on April 7, 2017. Privatization of…

PHM-USA supports the Standing Rock Sioux’s struggle against extractive practices on their lands

PHM-USA supports the Standing Rock Sioux’s struggle against extractive practices on their lands

We support the Standing Rock Sioux’s struggle to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline. Hundreds of people, water protectors, have peacefully gathered at the Camp of the Sacred Stone in North Dakota to support the Standing Rock Sioux Nation in protest of construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline. In response to protests, the…

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…