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…

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…

A vision for healthy trade

            “Trade agreements should generate a race to the top, not to the bottom!” At the 2016 World Social Forum, Health Alliance International, the Health and Trade Network, PHM, and colleagues from across the globe came together to highlight our struggles against unfair and undemocratic…

North America People’s Health Assembly

PHM-Canada and PHM-USA successfully carried out the first ever North America People’s Health Assembly in Montreal on 15 August 2016. Participants from across North America shared an invigorating day with each other discussing issues of common interest, sharing strategies, and developing common health and social justice framings useful for working in alliance…

Mini-IPHU highlights health struggles for Seattle immigrant and refugee communities

Mini-IPHU highlights health struggles for Seattle immigrant and refugee communities

Taking up from the model developed by PHM-Canada, PHM-USA held its first “mini-IPHU” in Seattle April 21-22. It was two powerful days of learning, community-building, and organizing for action around the right to health. Over the course of the two days the IPHU had about 45 participants which included members…

PHM North America Webinar Series on Climate Action

PHM North America Webinar Series on Climate Action

The People’s Health Movement (PHM) in Canada & in the USA brought together activists who work on the ground, in our communities, to talk about their work in climate justice to raise awareness about the social and health impacts of climate change and to mobilize communities toward achieving climate justice.…