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Impacts of trade and investment agreements on health

Several civil society organisations gathered at the launch of the alternative world health report, Global Health Watch 4 at Geneva's Press Club, on 20th of May 2015. The launch was accompanied by a panel discussion on the ‘Impacts of trade and investment agreements on health’ (see the full video here).

Defend the World Health Organization from corporate takeover

Geneva, 19 May 2015: Ahead of the first meeting of the drafting group on Framework for Engagement with Non-State Actors (FENSA), Civil Society Organisations and Social Movements expressed their deep concern on attempts to facilitate corporate takeover of WHO.

Fair taxation for health for all

By Maria Zuniga

WHO Watch at 136th Executive Board Meeting

The 136th Session of the Executive Board of WHO will meet in Geneva from 26 Jan to 3 Feb 2015. See the Official Page.

GHW4: Contents, upcoming launches, where to buy the book

With the world still battling the Ebola outbreak, the evidence of a clear link between the inability of affected countries to deal with the crisis and the collapse of public health systems is becoming stronger.

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PHM calls on WHO's member states in African region to address hard questions related to Ebola epidimic

The 64th Session of the WHO's Regional Committee of Africa will meet in Cotonou, Benin from 3-7 November 2014. The PHM has developed a commentary on selected agenda items in front of this meeting. Among these items is Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

The PHM urges the members of the Regional Committee to insist on full consideration of the following questions:

PHM calls on WHO in the Western Pacific Region to confront the barriers to health development

The Western Pacific Regional Committee of WHO is meeting from 13 - 17 October, 2014 in Manila, Philippines. In consultation with health groups around the region PHM has prepared a detailed commentary on the main agenda items to be addressed during the meeting.