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…

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…