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 the struggle for Health for All. We hope to see you there!

Saturday, November 2

8:00am – 5:00pm
102.1 How to achieve real social change: opportunities and challenges for effective partnership and collaboration in Community-based Primary Health Care (CBPHC)
There is a registration fee of $25- $35, no one turned away. 

Sunday, November 3

2:00pm – 3:00pm
2050.2 Perinatal Health Care Access for Incarcerated Pregnant People: Community Based Prison Doulas on Unceded Coast Salish Territory

3:30pm – 6:00pm
272.0 Joint Policy Committee Public Hearings C and D: International Health/Human Rights and Prevention

6:00pm – 9:00pm
2019 Health Activist Dinner
Location: Ocean Harbor Restaurant – 1023 Race St, Philadelphia, PA 19107

Monday, November 4

8:30am – 10:00am
3044.0 – Addressing Shortages in the Global Health Workforce

3045.0 Resisting privatization of health services: Strategies that lead to a successful campaign

10:30am – 12:00pm
3166.0 Whose lives matter? War, the media, and structural inequities & racism

PHM Social
Location TBD

Monday, November 4th – 8:00pm
Join PHM for the rare in-person meetup to see old friends and make new ones!
Location TBD

Contact Patanjali for more details & to be added to a WhatsApp group for updates: | +1 818 395 4538


Tuesday, November 5

10:30am – 12:00pm
4161.0 – Using legal strategies to propel campaigns to success: In practice

1:00pm – 2:30pm
4239.0 Supporting Whole-Child Approaches to Help Children with HIV

4258.0 Local Implications of Militarized Policing: Resisting Deadly Exchange (a Black Caucus of Health Workers Collaboration) 

4279.0 Multilingual Safe Abortion Mobile App to Defend Women’s Health

3:00pm – 4:30pm
4341.0 – Against ‘Health as a Human Right’?: The Political Economy of Rights in the Age of Neoliberalism

5:00pm – 6:30pm
4409.0: Assuring sustainability of global mHealth programs to strengthen MCH services

4409.0 Collaborative and Iterative Process Supports Adaptation, Scalability and Sustainability of Reproductive Health Apps

4426.0 New initiatives aimed at putting war & militarism on the public health agenda (A Peace Caucus Collaboration)

Wednesday, November 6

10:30am – 12:00pm
5089.0 Practical Community-Based Actions: Promoting People’s Health, Protecting Planetary Health and Fostering Climate Change Mitigation

5091.0 Science and Action to Promote Health and Prevent War (a Peace Caucus Collaboration)

12:30pm – 2:00pm
511.0 International Health Luncheon

Follow these programs too!

Human Rights Forum

Peace Caucus

Socialist Caucus

Spirit of 1848

Trade and Health Forum