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PHM watches Africa Regional Committee of WHO: AFRO

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Thu, 09/05/2013

The WHO AFRO Regional committee meeting is currently taking place in Congo Brazzaville. It started on the 2nd and will end on the 6th of September 2013. A team of WHO watchers is attending the meeting and watching the process. The watchers include PHM Ghana, PHM Congo and MMI representatives. This is the first time that that WHO watchers have attended the meeting to watch the process.

 

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PHM watches Africa Regional Committee of WHO: AFRO

Date: 
Thu, 09/05/2013

The WHO AFRO Regional committee meeting is currently taking place in Congo Brazzaville. It started on the 2nd and will end on the 6th of September 2013. A team of WHO watchers is attending the meeting and watching the process. The watchers include PHM Ghana, PHM Congo and MMI representatives. This is the first time that that WHO watchers have attended the meeting to watch the process.

 

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PHM Niger: Engaging young people in the struggle for health!

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Wed, 09/04/2013

PHM Niger is planning for a training on health activism and the Right to Health aiming to set up a Health for All Campaign and engaging young people in the struggle for health in Niger!

Click on the image below for the terms of reference for such training - the document is in French

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PHM Brazil – PHM Brazil in condemnation to discrimination acts and in solidarity with Cuban doctors

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Mon, 09/02/2013

On the last 27th of August, date of the arrival of Cuban doctors to work on the Program More Doctors for Brazil, Brazilian doctors and journalists who were against the coming of these foreign professionals, went to the airports in the cities of Fortaleza and Natal (Northeastern Brazil), to inveigh and offend with discriminatory, xenophobic and racist words, showing explicit prejudice towards the arriving health professionals.

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PHM Brazil – PHM Brazil in condemnation to discrimination acts and in solidarity with Cuban doctors

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Mon, 09/02/2013

On the last 27th of August, date of the arrival of Cuban doctors to work on the Program More Doctors for Brazil, Brazilian doctors and journalists who were against the coming of these foreign professionals, went to the airports in the cities of Fortaleza and Natal (Northeastern Brazil), to inveigh and offend with discriminatory, xenophobic and racist words, showing explicit prejudice towards the arriving health professionals.

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PHM Latin America: Regional PHM Assembly, Cuenca, October 2013

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Tue, 08/27/2013

PHM Latin America organises a Regional Assembly to build the movement in LA and to inspire others in the region! The Assembly is latched on another conference "Bien Vivir y Salud" which is an international get together from activists in the region. For more information: www.saludelospueblos.org. For more information on the PHM LA assembly: http://encuentro.saludelospueblos.org/site/

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PHM Gabon: Promoting health!

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Wed, 08/14/2013

As part of its activities to promote the health of people, the PHM in Gabon has participated on July 29, 2013 to the maintenance of the Hydropump d'Alene-Effoulane

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PHM India: Open letter to Prime Minister on Access to Essential Medecines

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Wed, 08/14/2013
PHM India, including a large number of public health professionals, has sent an Open Letter to Prime Minister on the issue of access to essential medicines in India. The letter reminds him of his announcement during last year's (2012) Independence Day Speech that free medicines would be distributed through government hospitals and health centres. One year after this announcement, there are enough indications that the programme will be silently shelved.
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PHM Australia: Trans-Pacific Partnership rules could block alcohol warnings

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Mon, 07/29/2013

PHM OZ has been following the Trans-Pacific-Partnership discussions. To find out more, read Deborah Gleeson (from PHM OZ)  & Paula O'Brien's article in The Conversation, 24 July 2013
http://theconversation.com/trans-pacific-partnership-rules-could-block-alcohol-warnings-16279

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PHM Australia: Trans-Pacific Partnership rules could block alcohol warnings

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Mon, 07/29/2013

PHM OZ has been following the Trans-Pacific-Partnership discussions. To find out more, read Deborah Gleeson (from PHM OZ)  & Paula O'Brien's article in The Conversation, 24 July 2013
http://theconversation.com/trans-pacific-partnership-rules-could-block-alcohol-warnings-16279

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