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Working for Health for ALL: health justice activities at the USSF

Date: 
Thu, 06/28/2007

The People's Health Movement (PHM) is a global coalition of grassroots organizations working for the right to health and challenging the prevailing system of health care delivery that is failing to serve most of the poor worldwide. The People's Health Movement - USA Circle (www.phm-usa.org) is organizing various outreach activities as a way to build awareness of and support for the Right to Health in our country.

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PHM USA
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“Sicko” at the US Social Forum

Date: 
Sun, 06/24/2007

The US Social Forum in Atlanta is now only days away and the US Circle of the Peoples Health Movement (PHM), has been busily organizing workshops and events on health justice for the thousands of activists expected to attend.



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PHM USA
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People’s Health Movement activities at the US Social Forum

Date: 
Tue, 06/12/2007

People’s Health Movement USA has been very busy organizing Health Justice activities at the upcoming US Social Forum. We have been taking advantage of the opportunity to build greater unity of vision and strategy among US health and health care organizations by jointly planning exciting events on health justice in the US. We urge you to attend any or all of these workshops.


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PHM USA
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Groups Decry Impact Of IP And Health Terms In US Trade Agreements

WASHINGTON, DC - Public health activists are condemning recent terms agreed to by Colombia, Peru and Central American countries in bilateral trade negotiations with the United States, that bind those countries to offer patent protections that exceed standards in multilateral agreements. The groups now are hoping for a more favourable outcome in two sets of negotiations currently underway between the United States and countries that have been ravaged by the HIV/AIDS virus - Thailand and the countries of the Southern African Customs Union (SACU).

Author/Source: 
Martin Vaughan for Intellectual Property Watch
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U.S. Launch of Global Health Watch

A special U.S. launch of the Global Health Watch took place on December 13th in Philadelphia, at the office of the Philadelphia-based Kensington Welfare Rights Union (KWRU) and the national Poor People’s Economic Human Rights Campaign (PPEHRC-USA), member organizations in the People’s Health Movement-US.

Author/Source: 
People’s Health Movement – US Circle
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