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Chiara Bodini (Italy) and Wim De Ceukelaire (Belgium) are on a PHM solidarity mission in Gaza and were received by Dr. Mahmoud Daher, head of the WHO Gaza office."Gaza is in a situation of protracted emergency, where access to health is under great pressure."They conveyed the solidarity of the movement with the people of Gaza and gave him a copy of the Global Health Watch 4. This is his address in response to health...
Fifteen local health activists met in the evening of March 1, 2015 with the People's Health Movement (PHM) solidarity delegation to Palestine. Among them were people from different local organizations like the Palestinian Medical Relief Society, the Union of Health Work Committees, the Palestinian Red Crescent Society, the Palestinian NGO Network (PNGO) and the Palestinian Center for Human Rights. Also dr. Mahmoud...
Fifteen local health activists met in the evening of March 1, 2015 with the People's Health Movement (PHM) solidarity delegation to Palestine. Among them were people from different local organizations like the Palestinian Medical Relief Society, the Union of Health Work Committees, the Palestinian Red Crescent Society, the Palestinian NGO Network (PNGO) and the Palestinian Center for Human Rights. Also dr. Mahmoud...
  People’s Health MovementSarvodaya Nagarodaya Centre155 A Dr. Danister de Silva MawathaColombo 8National OrganizerLanka Jathika Sarvodaya Shramadana Sangamaya   Press Release- click here for PDF version Modifications suggested by People’s Health Movementto the draft of the proposed National Drugs Act  Main expectation of the National Drugs Policy which is based on three principles is...
Chiara Bodini (Italy) and Wim De Ceukelaire (Belgium) are on a PHM solidarity mission in Gaza and were received by Dr. Mahmoud Daher, head of the WHO Gaza office.They conveyed the solidarity of the movement with the people of Gaza and gave him a copy of the Global Health Watch 4. This is his address in response to health activists abroad: "Gaza is in a situation of protracted emergency, where access to health is...
Logistics for the public webinar on"Globalisation and Global Governance for Health"Date and Time: Sunday 1 March, 2015 at 19:00 UTC (click here to check your timezone)Presenters and discussants: David Legge (Australia) - Ron Labonte (Canada) - Alice Fabbri (Italy)Issues to be discussed:What is globalization (neoliberal globalization) and what is its impact on/relevance to people's health? ExamplesWho takes/...
At the 136th session of the WHO’s Executive Board (EB), member states were asked to consider the establishment of a pooled fund to finance research and development for diseases disproportionally affecting low and middle income countries. The Fund is to be hosted by the UNICEF/UNDP/World Bank/WHO Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases (TDR).  PHM took this opportunity to call on Member...
Medicines policy is high on the agenda of the WHO’s 136th Executive Board (EB) in Geneva, with three specific agenda items covering research and development, intellectual property and quality and safety of medicines. On the issue of medicines quality and safety, Member States received a report of the second meeting of the member state mechanism on ‘substandard, spurious, falsely-labelled, falsified, counterfeit...
PHM and MMI’s statement at the 136th meeting of the Executive Board of the World Health Organization, called upon countries to include an assessment of key actions like technology transfer, local production and pooled regional procurement to promote affordability of vaccines. PHM and MMI also stressed the importance of surveillance and information systems to provide reliable baseline data before deciding on the...
Italy made an astonishing proposal last week at the 136th meeting of the Executive Board (EB) of the WHO, apparently on behalf of the food industry, asking for a review of WHO’s procedures for issuing technical guidelines for implementation of the outcomes of the Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2).One of the key topics discussed during the EB was the outcome of ICN2 jointly organized by FAO and WHO...

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