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On April 5 a picket rally was held outside the WHO Western Pacific Regional Office in Manila. The rally focused on the failure of the Universal Health Coverage debate to promote publicly funded health systems, instead promoting private health insurance.According to one of the rally organisers, Dr Delen de la Paz, it was also to ”protest the issue of the government’s neglect of public health facilities, the...
It has been forty-two years since Palestine witnessed the origin of Land Day on March 30th when the Israeli occupation forces seized thousands of dunums from the Palestinian Galilee occupied land. A strike stretching from Al-Mothalath (Arab Triangle) to Al-Naqab in protest against the attempt to empty the area and Judaize it under plans they called: The development of Galilee. The occupation authorities tried to...
Between 12 and 14 February, Health Poverty Action, an affiliated organization of PHM organized an IPHU in Kenia, Nairobi attended by several PHM activists. The faculty also included PHM activists from Africa and Europe.The HPA/PHM presented useful topics on Health and Human Rights Advocacy work and presented a good learning space. Since both HPA and PHM all do work with similar objectives this workshop provided a...
Between 12 and 14 February, Health Poverty Action, an affiliated organization of PHM organized an IPHU in Kenia, Nairobi attended by several PHM activists. The faculty also included PHM activists from Africa and Europe.The HPA/PHM presented useful topics on Health and Human Rights Advocacy work and presented a good learning space. Since both HPA and PHM all do work with similar objectives this workshop provided a...
Public Information and Advocacy Skills TrainingTowards Strengthening the People’s Health Movement-PhilippinesBackground:The year 2016 until this first half of the year saw the People’s Health Movement-Philippines and its member organizations discussing and refining the People’s Health Agenda which was presented to the new government and health authorities. A series of renewed engagements ensued from dialogues with...
PHM Monthly Meeting 06.03.2018This meeting was held at the usual venue of Nagarodaya Centre on Danister de Silva Mawatha, Borella, Colombo 8.The meeting was composed of two parts. During the first part, Dr. Amila Chadrasiri, Open Government Partnership (OGP) Coordinator of the Ministry of Health made a presentation titled “National Health Performance Framework”.  He had been invited by Sravodaya OGP Section on...