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MSP Brasil Recebe Visita Especial

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Wed, 07/02/2014

A médica boliviana Vivian Camacho, integrante do Movimento pela Saúde dos Povos, esteve no Brasil no último mês de abril. Percorreu várias cidades, em vários estados, trocando experiências e promovendo a saúde. Foram muitos encontros potentes, com ativistas do MSP Brasil e outros movimentos que lutam pela saúde, com universidades, com trabalhadores da saúde.
De Fortaleza, Ceará, nordeste do país, onde participou do Congresso da Rede Unida, até Porto Alegre, extremo sul, Vivian participou de diversas atividades, passando também pelo Rio de Janeiro e por São Paulo.

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PHM Brazil Receives Special Visitor

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Wed, 07/02/2014

Bolivian doctor Vivian Camacho, member of the People's Health Movement, was in Brazil last April. She visited many cities in several states, exchanging experiences and promoting health. There were many powerful encounters with PHM activists and other health movements, with universities, and with health care workers. From Fortaleza, northeastern Brazil, where she attended the Congress of the Rede Unida, to Porto Alegre, southern end of the country, Vivian participated in various activities, also passing through the states of Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo.

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PHM Brazil: Workshop: “People’s Health Movement – Tools for Distance Education on Activists Training

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Fri, 03/07/2014

On November 11th of 2013, PHM activists organized the workshop: “People’s Health Movement – Tools for Distance Education on Activists Training” during the World Forum on Human Rights in Brasília, Brazil. This workshop was an opportunity to present PHM’s history, values and struggles to more than twenty people from all over South America, in a relaxed talk about health activism experiences, leading to high interest between the participants.

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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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Declaration by the Peoples’ Health Movement of Latin America and the Caribbean

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Mon, 12/23/2013

We, the participants in the first Latin American Peoples’ Health Assembly, from 19 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean and 13 in other regions, gathered in Cuenca, Ecuador on 7-11 October 2013, in an ambience of fraternity and commitment, to debate our struggle for the right to health in the midst of the crisis in capitalist civilisation.

A dispute between two major directions for the future of humanity and the planet marked the context of the Assembly.

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PHM Chile: Planning for Summer meeting on Health

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Mon, 12/23/2013

During a trip to Chile in December, Claudio Schuftan who is representative on the PHM global steering committee, contacted the PHM Chili focal point Enrique Barilari and asked him to call a meeting of PHM sympathizers. The same had been done last year and resulted in enthusiasm to organize a circle. This year, again a presentation of what PHM is all about was made. Although there were less people attending this time --some 15....and 80 % women-- a good discussion ensued and plans for getting organized were made right there.

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PHM Latin America Health Assembly - Cuenca 2013 - Towards a fulfilling life and harmony between humanity and Mother Earth!

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Fri, 10/25/2013

 

During the week from 7 to 12 October 2013 in Cuenca, Ecuador, we again had the opportunity to come together and share solidarity and hope, and what it means to be part of our People’s Health Movement in Abya Yala*. From different parts of the continent, the Andes, the valleys, the highlands and the Amazon, hundreds of hearts dedicated to defend the right to health were reunited.

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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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Fact-finding mission in El Salvador

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Mon, 06/03/2013

Report from Baj who attended the National Roundtable against Metalloc Mining in El Salvador:
I had the immense pleasure last weekend of attending the fact-finding mission organised by the National Roundtable against Metallic Mining in El Salvador (Mesa nacional frente al minería metálica).  The three days were very busy, but very educational, with many good alliances
and connections made.  I will summarise each day, and then highlight take-home points.

1.  DAY ONE

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