Statement of Indian Feminists on the Police Violence that Killed George Floyd

Statement of Indian Feminists on the Police Violence that Killed George Floyd

Issued by members of FeministsIndia, an online India-based collective comprising over 750 individuals and groups We, feminists in India, strongly condemn the murder of George Floyd, an African-American, by a white officer of the Minneapolis Police Department, and express our deep solidarity with the people’s resistance against police violence presently…

Transformation Needed: The Global Distribution of PPE Must Change

Transformation Needed: The Global Distribution of PPE Must Change

Many systems have failed in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, putting people’s health at serious risk. The increased demand from PPE from workers and the public made clear the inadequacy of the global distribution system of PPE. The fallout has lead to shortages of PPE that heighten health risks…

PHM-USA Endorses the People’s Strike!

PHM-USA Endorses the People’s Strike!

Fighting for our lives, forging our future. In order to avoid the needless deaths of millions of people and keep corporations and authoritarian governments from stealing our collective future, working and oppressed peoples need to stand together in solidarity, mutual aid, cooperation and joint action. Together we can build a…

PHM-USA: For a more equitable society, a just response to coronavirus

Every day in the United States, the coronavirus continues to spread. Even for the strongest of health systems, this health crisis would present a multitude of challenges. But in the US, where healthcare is primarily delivered by profit hungry conglomerates and there is a lack of investment in preventive and…

April 7: International Day of Action for #Health4All

April 7: International Day of Action for #Health4All

In 1950, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared April 7 World Health Day to raise awareness about important health issues such as mental health, maternal and child care, and climate change. For the past five years, however, the European Network Against the Commercialisation and Privatisation of Health and Social Protection…

Coronavirus: Collective action necessary to stop an epidemic

from Hesperian Health Guides While individual action is important, it will not stop an epidemic, only collective action will. We have to start acting like the connections among us are not routes to transmit disease, but the channels through which we can defeat it. Coronavirus is all over the news…

WTO+20: Commemorating 20 years since the WTO protests in Seattle

WTO+20: Commemorating 20 years since the WTO protests in Seattle

PHM is honored to join the Washington Fair Trade Coalition and many more movements and organizations who advocate for trade justice in commemorating the 20th anniversary of the protests of the 1999 WTO Ministerial Conference in Seattle. We will gather for a day-long event of rally, teach-ins, and speeches to…

APHA 2019 Annual Meeting: PHM-NA Recommended Sessions & Activities

APHA 2019 Annual Meeting: PHM-NA Recommended Sessions & Activities

Planning on going to the APHA Annual Meeting & Expo this year? Many PHM-NA activists and affiliated organizations will be at this year’s Meeting to discuss issues pertinent to public health and the right to health. We’ve put together a list of sessions and activities that we recommend for anyone active in…