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-Canada Declaration on COVID-19 Pandemic

In these unprecedented times, members of People’s Health Movement Canada from across Turtle Island came together to reflect on what health justice looks like during the COVID-19 pandemic. We mourn the suffering and immense loss caused by the outbreak, and we hold in honour our allies and colleagues, in China,…

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…

(English) 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…

Saúde em Debate: Special edition on the People’s Health Movement

Saúde em Debate: Special edition on the People’s Health Movement

Created in 1976, Saúde em Debate (Health in Debate) aims to disseminate studies, research and reflections that contribute to the debate in the field of collective health, especially those dealing with issues related to policy, planning, management, work and evaluation in health. This Special Issue 1 of 2020 continues this…

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…

Civil society assessment: Strengthening public health systems key to achieving health for all

Civil society assessment: Strengthening public health systems key to achieving health for all

The UN High Level Meeting (HLM) on Universal Health Coverage (UHC) will take place on September 23rd, 2019 at the UN General Assembly in New York, USA. The theme of the meeting, “Universal Health Coverage: Moving Together to Build a Healthier World”, will be discussed among political figures, health leaders,…