(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…

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,…

(English) PHM-USA Joins in Calling for US Unalienable Rights Commission to be Disbanded

(English) PHM-USA Joins in Calling for US Unalienable Rights Commission to be Disbanded

(English) Along with over 400 organizations and networks, former senior government officials, faith-based leaders, scholars and educators, and advocates, PHM-USA objects to the Commission on Unalienable Rights and its stated purpose, it’s make-up, and the process by which it commenced and is moving forward.

DGH General Assembly 2019 – Healing Justice: Undoing Borders that Divide Us

DGH General Assembly 2019 – Healing Justice: Undoing Borders that Divide Us

The 24th Annual Doctors for Global Health (DGH) General Assembly will be held August 2-4, 2019 in Tucson, AZ, with an optional border tour on August 1. This year’s theme is Healing Justice: Undoing Borders That Divide Us. Speakers, discussions, and sessions will focus on the experiences, health and human rights issues…