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 commends, critiques Global Action Plan on SDG3

Civil society commends, critiques Global Action Plan on SDG3

An incredible amount of human and financial resources are directed towards international health programs. For example, total U.S. global health funding was $11 billion in 2019 alone. A large part of these resources goes to bilateral and multilateral organizations, such as the World Health Organiztaion, UNAIDS or the UN Development…

(English) Declaration of the 4th People’s Health Assembly

(English) Declaration of the 4th People’s Health Assembly

(English) Our vision is of a world in which equity between and within countries is achieved and health for all is a reality. We reaffirm that health results from social, economic and environmental justice.

PHA4: «The current global and political regime…is the greatest threat to the health of people and planet»

PHA4: «The current global and political regime…is the greatest threat to the health of people and planet»

PHA4: report, key issues and demands The People’s Health Assembly (PHA), is organised approximately every 5 to 7 years by the People’s Health Movement (PHM), a global network of grassroots health activists, civil society organisations and academic institutions. The 4th PHA was hosted by PHM-Bangladesh from November 15 to 19, 2018…

PHM-USA joins 600+ groups urging Congress to address climate change

Read the letter PHM-USA joined over 600 groups calling for: 10 January 2018 press release from Friends of the Earth:  More than 600 environmental groups today called on the U.S. House of Representatives to pursue ambitious climate legislation that matches the scale and urgency of the climate crisis.  The groups’ letter calls for…

(English) Lancet series on Canada and Global Health: PHM Canada’s response

PHM Canada members responded to The Lancet series on Canada and global health: In the Lancet Series on Canada’s global health role (April 28, p 1736), Stephanie A Nixon and colleagues perpetuate liberal myths about Canadian nation-building and foreign policy, proffering an uncritical historical assessment of the country’s global health…