Mask brigades fill gaps amid state failures during COVID-19 crisis

Mask brigades fill gaps amid state failures during COVID-19 crisis

Casey Adams Mask brigades have sprung up across the country and around the world in response to the PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) shortage. The Seattle Mask Brigade was among the first to form in mid-March, and since then countless others have formed, many of which operate on a similar model.…

Ontario: Immediately halt COVID-19 health data sharing with police!

PHM-Canada has joined a coalition healthcare providers, community members, healthcare researchers, community organizations, communities excessively targeted for criminalization, and healthcare organizations across Ontario who oppose to inappropriate use of police power and privacy violations by law enforcement. The coalition issued a an open letter to government officials to demand an…

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-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,…