PHM organizes People’s Health Assemblies to bring together activists from across to globe to share stories, build strategies, and plan for action toward achieving health for all. These assemblies began with the first People’s Health Assembly (PHA) in Bangladesh in 2000 and have grown to be organized at regional and country levels.


4th People’s Health Assembly

From November 16-19, 2018 health activists from across the globe gathered in Savar, Bangladesh for the 4th People’s Health Assembly (PHA4). Nearly 1,400 people from around the world attended the assembly, including a delegation from PHM’s North America region.

Follow what happened at the PHA4:

Reports from the North America delegation

PHA4 report, key issues, and demands

Declaration of the 4th People’s Health Assembly


North America People’s Health Assembly

PHM-Canada and PHM-USA carried out the first ever North America People’s Health Assembly (PHA-NA) in Montreal on 15 August 2016. Around 50 people gathered to address cross-border threats to health, including the environmental degradation,  privatization, and capitalism.

Learn more about the PHA-NA

Overview of the Assembly

Final report from the PHA-NA

Video report on the PHA