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The People’s Health Movement condemns the Israeli parliament for passing a law that is an affront to humanity and in flagrant violation of medical ethics. The law, which provides for the force-feeding of hunger-striking detainees grants impunity to health professionals who cooperate with security force instructions that are contrary to medical ethics and which violate international human rights standards.Force-...
 Peoples Health Movement Tanzania (PHM Tanzania) office conducted a day policy dialogue as part of its annual activities to discuss about the current trend and development in addressing health problems in the country. The policy discussion aimed to bring PHM Tanzania on board at local and national levels in addressing rights to Health, food and nutrition in line with the existing national and global health,...
Dear friends,Daoud al-Ghoul, an IPHU alumni and PHM Palestinian activist was arrested on 25 June. PHM’s Global Steering Council has adopted the following statement:  The People’s Health Movement strongly condemns the arrest and ongoing detention of  Daoud al-Ghoul, a Palestinian PHM activist. Daoud al-Ghoul, 32, the director of youth programs for the Health Work Committees in Jerusalem and the Kanaan...
Civil society groups, members from academic institutions, religious groups, youth, education unions,  individuals came together on the 3rd and 4th of July to 2015 to get an overview of the People's Health Movement and look at the possibility of forming a circle in Zambia. There have been several efforts by International People's Health University (IPHU) alumni to build a movement but this was the first meeting...
Seminar on Health EthicsPHM Sri Lanka Chapter organized a Seminar on Health Ethics as a follow up of the International Conference organized by SOCHARA at St. John’s Medical School in Bangaluru, India. The participants from PHM Sri Lanka, Mr.  Sirimal Peiris and Mr. H.M.Somaratne initiated the seminar with the support of Dr. Vinya Ariyaratne, Executive Director, Sarvodaya, Sri Lanka. The activity took place on...
PHM, TWN and IBFAN and 56 other civil society organisations circulate a Statement calling on the delegates to the WHA to take a strong stand on WHO financing and the proposed framework for engagement with non-state actors. See attached pdf files in English, French and Spanish linked below.Statement in FrenchStatement in EnglishStatement in Spanish
  SICK OF FREE TRADE: real people, real storiesFree trade agreements are anything but free. They give corporations more power than communities to decide how people work, what air they breathe and what water they drink, and how openly corporate acts can be criticised. All of these factors have a direct impact on your health. The government is secretly negotiating the Trans-Pacific Partnership that threatens...
This is the final declaration on health and social protection that PHM activists, together with many other networks and organisations, wrote at the World Social Forum in Tunis. It's a call to act and mobilize. The Forum was an important moment of convergence between organizations of all around the world. Let's make live this declaration!Download the PDF version here Starting from a proposal issued by an initial...
A delegation of the People's Health Movement is in Tunis now to participate in the World Social Forum (24-28 March). PHM activists came from many countries including Egypt, Palestine, Morocco, Italy, Turkey, DR Congo, India. Together with trade unions and NGOs of the health and right sector, they are animating a programme on the struggles for the right to health and social protection.Until now, the workshop we...
The PHM solidarity mission in Gaza met on March 1st with the Palestinian Non Governmental Organisation Network (PNGO), an umbrella organisation that includes more than 130 NGOs in the West Bank and Gaza. Objective of the meeting was to listen to the voices of the health and human rights NGOs and activists on the situation six month after the ceasefire, and to share the solidarity of the global movement with the...

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