News & Analysis

A very important meeting was held in Rosario, Argentina, in early June, and PHM Latin America was greatly involved. This is the message they shared with us: "Dear comrades in the Global Steering Council: we send you the final declaration of the meeting 'Madre Tierra Una Sola Salud' - 'Mother Earth only one health', in English and in Spanish, so that you may read it and share it. We also send a report...
Read more on what is happening in Uganda in their brief report from July 2016 to April 2017: Click Here. For any follow up with the activities get in touch with Danny Gotto or Denis Bukenya from PHM Uganda.
PHM Europe members met in Istanbul on June 24-25. Around 25 people participated, from different countries (Belgium, Croatia, France, Germany, Italy, Turkey, UK). Click the link to view the declaration: Final Declaration.  It contains concrete proposals for action especially in solidarity and support of the Turkish Academics for Peace.For PHM Europe members: please look carefully at the proposed online...
The Daily reports for the first 2 days of the WHA70 WHO watch are now available on the GHW website. Check out this link http://www.ghwatch.org/node/45519.
The former Minister of health of Ethiopia, Tedros, was elected as the new DG of the WHO, defeating David Nabarro of the UK by a massive margin. While 133 countries voted for Tedros, only 50 supported David Nabarro. The third candidate, Sani Nishtar from Pakistan, was eliminated in the first round of voting – she received 38 votes. Tedros is the first African to be elected to the post in the organisation 70 years...
PHM Pakistan and HANDS celebrated world health day in remotest areas of Pakistan with communities wherein communities were made aware on the importance of health.