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PHM background papers contributed to 'The Lancet - University of Oslo Commission on Global Governance for Health'

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Wed, 02/12/2014

The Lancet—University of Oslo Commission on Global Governance for Health' has been released.

This report examines power disparities and dynamics across a range of policy areas that aff ect health and that require improved global governance: economic crises and austerity measures, knowledge and intellectual property, foreign investment treaties, food security,transnational corporate activity, irregular migration, and violent conflict.

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PHM background papers contributed to 'The Lancet - University of Oslo Commission on Global Governance for Health'

Date: 
Wed, 02/12/2014

The Lancet—University of Oslo Commission on Global Governance for Health' has been released.

This report examines power disparities and dynamics across a range of policy areas that aff ect health and that require improved global governance: economic crises and austerity measures, knowledge and intellectual property, foreign investment treaties, food security,transnational corporate activity, irregular migration, and violent conflict.

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PHM background papers contributed to 'The Lancet - University of Oslo Commission on Global Governance for Health'

Date: 
Wed, 02/12/2014

The Lancet—University of Oslo Commission on Global Governance for Health' has been released.

This report examines power disparities and dynamics across a range of policy areas that aff ect health and that require improved global governance: economic crises and austerity measures, knowledge and intellectual property, foreign investment treaties, food security,transnational corporate activity, irregular migration, and violent conflict.

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PHM background papers contributed to 'The Lancet - University of Oslo Commission on Global Governance for Health'

Date: 
Wed, 02/12/2014

The Lancet—University of Oslo Commission on Global Governance for Health' has been released.

This report examines power disparities and dynamics across a range of policy areas that aff ect health and that require improved global governance: economic crises and austerity measures, knowledge and intellectual property, foreign investment treaties, food security,transnational corporate activity, irregular migration, and violent conflict.

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PHM background papers contributed to 'The Lancet - University of Oslo Commission on Global Governance for Health'

Date: 
Wed, 02/12/2014

The Lancet—University of Oslo Commission on Global Governance for Health' has been released.

This report examines power disparities and dynamics across a range of policy areas that aff ect health and that require improved global governance: economic crises and austerity measures, knowledge and intellectual property, foreign investment treaties, food security,transnational corporate activity, irregular migration, and violent conflict.

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PHM Philippines: Fighting for the right to health side by side with victims of tyfoon Haiyan

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Tue, 02/04/2014

PHM Philippines was part of an assembly where around 10,000 people from the towns affected by Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda in Eastern Samar, Western Samar, Northern Samar and Leyte provinces came to Tacloban City last January 24-25 to launch their alliance called People Surge.

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PHM Sri Lanka - Symposium on Human Rights, Independence of Judiciary and Health Rights.

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Fri, 01/17/2014

People’s Health Movement, Sri Lanka (PHMSL) held the above Symposium on 11 January 2014 with their member organizations which was held at the Nagarodaya Centre, Borella, Colombo 8. The hall was fully packed and all the participants listened to the proceedings enthusiastically. Dr Vinya Ariyaratne took the chair.

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PHM Delhi Secretariat internship: reflection

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Thu, 01/09/2014

The Global secretariat of People’s Health Movement (PHM) in Delhi provided me the opportunity to interact with some of the worlds’ great leaders in health advocacy, and also helped me view and analyze many important and pressing issues in health sector from a perspective, which has always been concealed from the public.

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PHM Italy: Solidarity with Migrants

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Thu, 01/02/2014

Solidarity with migrants, immediate closure of all Centres for Identification and Expulsion (CIE)

We are currently witnessing the protest by a group of desperate migrants detained in a Centre for Identification and Expulsion (CIE) in Rome. Some of the migrants have literally sewn their lips together and many others have joined the protest through hunger strikes.

This is yet another protest by migrants, forced to take extreme forms of self-harm which they see as the only way to draw attention to their situation, using media pressure to get the authorities to listen.

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PHM South Africa 2013 action - overview!

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Thu, 01/02/2014

In South Africa, the context of health and ill health in 2013 has remained intensely divided and unequal.  These problems have been highlighted in specific parts of the Eastern Cape where the state of health has been declared a crisis by local organisations and communities. Despite political promises of a new health system, we are still awaiting the government White Policy Paper on the National Health Insurance which was due in January 2012.

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