Webinar on: Globalisation and Global Governance for Health

This webinar is organised in the light of PHM's participation in the World Social Forum taking place in Tunis from 24 to 28 March 2015.

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:  1. What is globalization (neoliberal globalization) and what is its impact on/relevance to people's health? 2. Who takes/influences the global health decision? 3. What does PHM do? 4. How to strengthen PHM relevant actions?

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TISA: Leaked document uncovers secret discussions that undermine access to health care

A secret discussion note for the Trade in Service Agreement (TISA) – leaked by Associated Whistle-Blowing Press- uncovers that negotiators discuss reforms to the national health care systems in favour of international trade and the commercialisation of health care. This proposal, made by Turkey, has been discussed by the member states of the EU during the TISA negotiations that took place in Geneva in September 2014.

Press release by M3M with analysis from Public Services International

Press release by PSI with analysis of Dr Odile Frank and Jane Kelsey

And the leak itself

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