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Courtesy of: Sebastien Saugues <[email protected]>A video that summarizes PHM activities at the World Social Forum 2016. See link:  Video of PHM Activities
The World Nutrition Cape Town 2016, the 2nd edition of the World Public Health Nutrition Association’s World Nutrition Congress is taking place from the 30th of August to 2 September 2016 and is co-hosted by the University of the Western Cape in Cape Town, South Africa. The theme of the congress is "Addressing the Double Burden of Malnutrition in a Globalised World".This congress is taking place at a time of...
What do the African Union's Agenda for 2063 and the SDGs mean in a changing development landscape on the continent? Fortunate Machingura looks at how the regional dynamics are evolving.The African Union (AU) is often described as a ‘toothless bulldog’ with credibility and legitimacy deficits. But its recent work may be indicative of a changing status. Through the Africa Agenda 2063 (AA2063) – a framework reflecting...
Lot's going on this week. Aside from the World Social Forum, it is also the week of Under Pressure (Montreal's street art festival), and the annual Pride festival too. This list includes World Social Forum events that PHM will be at, but also a list of other suggested events too!  Activities on trade and health In collaboration with the Health and Trade Network, PHM has organized activities...
Peoples Health Movement Tanzania invites you to participate in its Annual Health policy dialogue on 9th August 2016 at COSTECH Conference Hall ground floor from 9:00hrs-12:00hrs. The aim of this policy discussion is to bring all health activists on board to discuss on key health issues based on human rights perspectives. Specifically the focus will be on;  1. Advocating for inclusion/recognition of community...
People against the Coup D’état; Mersin University Administration against the Academics for Peace!Mersin University Administration has been dismissing the Academics for Peace one by one! Two assistant professors among the signatories to the Peace Petition, were notified that their contracts, which are due August 2016, will not be renewed. Nowadays when the importance of merit in public service is ever more...
People’s Health Movement (PHM) held an Africa Regional workshop/International People’s Health University which took place from the 27th to 30 June 2016 at the University of Western Cape (UWC), Cape Town, South Africa. It was attended by approximately 35 PHM members from South Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Benin and Eritrea. The workshop was organised within...
The PHM EU had an extremely fruitful call yesterday evening, with 14 participants from 7 countries. Thanks to all! You can read the full minutes at this link, . Summary of key action points: 1) International opportunities during the PHA in the UKPHM UK is organising a  People’s Health Assembly (PHA) in London on October 7-9, 2016. The first two days will address health issues and struggles in the...
Read this important article quoting PHM: Health For All: Implementing the Right to Health: Perspectives from the Global South
Press Release:  
Western Cape Provincial Health AssemblyThe People’s Health Movement, Section 27 and the Treatment Action Campaign hosted a Western Cape Provincial Health Assembly on the 4th of June 2016. Similar assemblies are being held in other provinces in a nation-wide campaign to strengthen the civil society response to South Africa’s health crisis.Provincial Health Assemblies will bring together civil...

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