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El Salvador will have new health policy

Date: 
Tue, 07/21/2009

For many years, Salvadorans have suffered the grave deficiencies of the National Health System, however, this situation could turn 360 degrees over the short to medium term due to the creation of new health policies.

Author/Source: 
Claudia Solórzano (translated from Diario Co Latino, Tuesday July 21, 2009)
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ACTION ALERT: DEMAND SAFETY FOR HONDURAN DOCTOR LUTHER CASTILLO

Just weeks ago, Dr. Castillo was named director of International Cooperation in the Honduran Foreign Ministry. Since 1999, he has directed the Luaga Hatuadi Waduheñu Foundation ("For the Health of our People" in Garifuna), dedicated to bringing vital health services to isolated indigenous coastal communities.

TAKE ACTION NOW!

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Our enthusiastic greetings of solidarity

Date: 
Thu, 01/01/2009

San Salvador, El Salvador, 1 June 2009

Dr. María Isabel Rodríguez, Minister of Health
Dr. Violeta Menjívar, Deputy Minister for Services and Programmes
Dr. Eduardo Espinoza,
Deputy Minister for Sector Policies

Dear Colleagues:

Author/Source: 
María Zúñiga and Arturo Quizhpe
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2nd Bimonthly Briefing of News from Latin America and the World. -April, 2009

ComunicándoNos

1-15 April 2009

Fortnightly collection of articles and news put together by the ComunicándoNos Team in the Peoples’ Health Network-Latin America. Translated and edited by Susan C. Greenblatt

INTERNATIONAL:

Global Campaign to Support Women and Breastfeeding
by Marta Trejos

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First Bimonthly Briefing of News from Latin America and the World. -March, 2009

The PHM-Latin America Communications Team -ComunicándoNos- is proud to launch a biweekly bulletin of news and information from Latin American.  We will be translating and posting these bulletins as we get them, with the hopes of providing clear, concise information about the movement in Latin America to our English-speaking visitors.  We welcome your comments and suggestions.

WORLD:

ACCESS TO CLEAN WATER STILL NOT A RECOGNIZED HUMAN RIGHT

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Team -ComunicándoNos-
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Brazil: Launching the Global Health Watch 2

A special programme for launching of the Global Health Watch Report was organized on 7th November 2008 in the 54th Main Book Fair in Porto Alegre. The presentations were jointly organized by the School of Public Health of Rio Grande do Sul and other members of the PHM-Brazil, including the organisations such as: GAPA (AIDS Support and Prevention Group) and ABRASBUCO (Brazilian Association of Collective Oral Health). This was the first time an activity about the Watch took place in Brazil.

 

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Ecuador: Launching the Global Health Watch 2

15-16 October 2008, Andina University, Quito, Ecuador

THE RIGHT TO HEALTH in the New Ecuadorian Constitution: Successes, challenges and future perspectives

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“To promote the spirit of Alma Ata, conditions are better than ever”

Date: 
Wed, 11/05/2008

The 30th anniversary of the 1978 Alma Ata Declaration was marked by a celebration in Brussels on October 17, 2008. During the program, two PHM activists were interviewed on the significance of Alma Ata and the way forward in the struggle for the right to health. Here are some excerpts from this interview with Arturo Quizhpe from Ecuador and Wim De Ceukelaire from Belgium.

What do you remember from Alma Ata and how did you learn about it?

Author/Source: 
intal
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Call for international action to protect the lives of indigenous people in the south of Colombia

Date: 
Sun, 10/19/2008

With feelings of pain, indignation and sadness, the organisations and individuals who make part of the International People's Health Movement in Latin America and the World are making an urgent call for the mobilization of support for the lives and integrity of the original ommunities and people from the south of Colombia in the Cauca Valley by denouncing, before the international community, the criminal acts committed by the Government of President Álvaro Uribe.

Author/Source: 
Movimiento para la Salud de los Pueblos

Manifesto to Public Opinion on the Yellow Fever outbreak in Paraguay

Date: 
Mon, 02/18/2008

The National Movement for the Right to Health joins with the indignation and protest of the population of Laurelty for the complete dysfunction and ineptitude with which the National Authorities have managed the situation since the outbreak of yellow fever was unleashed in our country.

Author/Source: 
Movimiento por el Derecho a la Salud
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Swimming against the tide

Date: 
Wed, 09/19/2007

A Eureka Films production : the Cuban Health system. Produced & directed by Tom Fawthrop


Online Videos by Veoh.com

Author/Source: 
Eureka Films
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Life and Health First

Date: 
Sun, 06/10/2007

"No police nor law can break the will of an entire resolved town to resist until all their forces are drained" (Gandhi)

Author/Source: 
Arturo Quizhpe Peralta

Plan Colombia: Chemical Warfare against the People

Translation by: Susan Greenblatt, MPH
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Acción Ecológica
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