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A very important meeting was held in Rosario, Argentina, in early June, and PHM Latin America was greatly involved. This is the message they shared with us: "Dear comrades in the Global Steering Council: we send you the final declaration of the meeting 'Madre Tierra Una Sola Salud' - 'Mother Earth only one health', in English and in Spanish, so that you may read it and share it. We also send a report...
Read more on what is happening in Uganda in their brief report from July 2016 to April 2017: Click Here. For any follow up with the activities get in touch with Danny Gotto or Denis Bukenya from PHM Uganda.
PHM Europe members met in Istanbul on June 24-25. Around 25 people participated, from different countries (Belgium, Croatia, France, Germany, Italy, Turkey, UK). Click the link to view the declaration: Final Declaration.  It contains concrete proposals for action especially in solidarity and support of the Turkish Academics for Peace.For PHM Europe members: please look carefully at the proposed online...
The Daily reports for the first 2 days of the WHA70 WHO watch are now available on the GHW website. Check out this link http://www.ghwatch.org/node/45519.
The former Minister of health of Ethiopia, Tedros, was elected as the new DG of the WHO, defeating David Nabarro of the UK by a massive margin. While 133 countries voted for Tedros, only 50 supported David Nabarro. The third candidate, Sani Nishtar from Pakistan, was eliminated in the first round of voting – she received 38 votes. Tedros is the first African to be elected to the post in the organisation 70 years...
PHM Pakistan and HANDS celebrated world health day in remotest areas of Pakistan with communities wherein communities were made aware on the importance of health. 
Great newsletter from PHM UK!! "Equity, ecologically-sustainable development and peace are at the heart of our vision of a better world...."People's charter for Health, 2000   An update for health advocates across the UK   A welcome message from the PHM-UK working groupSince we last wrote to you some time ago a lot has happened both here in the UK and abroad. Events are rapidly...
Linda, the Africa outreach coordinator attended the 3rd congress of ASHGOVNET which focused on “Fostering Capacity for Health Governance and Leadership with a focus upon Health Workforce Development” from 28 to 30 November in Uganda. The Human Resources for Health crisis is major concern in the region and the discussions at the meeting looked at strengthening regional strategies in place such as the...
From November 14 to the 19th Claudio was in Buenos Aires representing PHM in the cuadriennial meeting of the Economic, Social and Cultural Rights Network (escr-net). The purpose of the meeting was to look back at the achievements/shortcomings and set the lines of work for the next four years. Representatives from HR organizations from over 40 countries were in attendance (not only right to health). Presentations and...
The forthcoming WHO Executive Board, meeting in January 2017, will consider a range of new initiatives around health workforce development. This agenda item (Item 8.1) is centred around the report of the UN Secretary-General’s Commission on Health Employment and Economic Growth which reported in September 2016 and the outcomes of a ministerial follow up meeting scheduled for December 2016.A major theme of the...

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