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Fight against Typhoid Fever in Zimbabwe - Public meeting

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Tue, 03/12/2013

Members of PHM (Zimbabwe) rallied behind the Ministry of Health and Child Welfare (MOHCW), Zimbabwe College of Public Health Physicians, an affiliate of the Zimbabwe Medical Association, (ZIMA) and the Community Working Group on Health public policy dialogue series that was held on the 26th of January 2012 in Harare, and focused on the persisting and increasing burden of Typhoid Fever and diarrheal diseases in the country.

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The Right to Health and Budget Analysis

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Tue, 03/12/2013

The principle that health is a basic and a fundamental human right can never be overemphasized. For any country to be successful it must guarantee that every individual in that country has access to health, which is affordable and available.
Participation by the community in Health matters and budget formulation give a greater depth to the discussion and understanding of the health issues in the country and facilitates achievement of the same goal.

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PHM Zim Brief January 2013

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Tue, 03/12/2013

At Independence in 1980, Zimbabwe adopted the Primary Health Care Approach in line with the Alma Ata Declaration of 1978. The implementation of the PHC approach resulted in decentralization of health service provision from central level (cities and town) to administrative wards at district level in rural communities.

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PHM regional news - State of the movement January 2013

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In preparation for the Steering Council meeting taking place 27-28 January 2013, Bangkok, Thailand, regional representatives prepared reports on activities that took place within their region since PHA3.

A summary has been developed which was presented during the SC meeting.

CLICK HERE for the summary of the regional reports.

PHM Africa Activities - December 2012

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Tue, 01/15/2013

What’s happening in Africa?

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PHM Africa Activities - November 2012

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Mon, 12/10/2012

There are a number of growing and active People’s Health Movement country circles in Africa linked to the various PHM programmes that are in place. Country circles and interest has grown in at least 20 African countries with membership ranging from interested individuals, loose networks and PHM circles with organised committees.

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The People's Health Movement of South Africa condemns the Lonmin massacre

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Tue, 08/21/2012

The brutal massacre of at least 34 Lonmim Mine workers, who were mowed down by automatic rifle fire from the South African police at Marikana in the North West province, has sent shock waves throughout South Africa and the world. The backdrop to this tragedy is the terrible working conditions in the mining industry and the desperate poverty and inequality that continues to plague South African society.  

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Bloggers and articles on the People's Health Assembly

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Fri, 07/13/2012

Various participants blogged on PHA3 – among others, Rob Yates (on the UHC forward blog – two blog posts,  here and  here) and Fran Baum (Fran Baum blogs from the People's Health Assembly and 

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Video reports from the Third People's Health Assembly

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Thu, 07/12/2012

South African National Health Assembly

Opening ceremony

Day 2 - July 7, 2012

Day 3 - July 8, 2012

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Climate and Health Summit

On December 4, 2011, Health Care Without Harm is co-organizing the First Climate and Health Summit, which will take place parallel to the UNFCCC meetings at the Tropicana Hotel in Durban, South Africa.

The event will bring key health sector actors from around the world together to discuss the impacts of climate change on public health and solutions that promote greater health, as well as economic equity between and within nations.

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More than rice and water

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Thu, 10/27/2011

Medico-partners to help victims of drought in East Africa.

Medico-partner: Dr. Ravi M. Ram (PHM Kenya) and Omondi Otieno, E. (ACV)

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Minutes of PHM/Kenya meeting, 22 March 2011

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Tue, 03/22/2011

Minutes of the PHM/Kenya meeting on 22 March 2011

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Civil Society Meeting in Nairobi, Kenya (April 2010)

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Sat, 04/17/2010

This report describes the discussions and feedback from the PHM civil society meeting held in Nairobi, Kenya, on 17 April 2010. The event marked a launch for PHM/Kenya.

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People's Health Movement South Africa - Statement on the Public Sector Strike

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Mon, 08/30/2010

The South African Chapter of People's Health Movement South Africa (PHM SA)* supports the demands of public sector workers for a wage increase of 8,6 percent and a housing allowance of R1000. We call on the government to meet these demands, and to negotiate openly and honestly with the workers' representative in an atmosphere of mutual respect.

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