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Revitalising primary health care: Challenges for WHO in the new millennium

A People's Health Movement (PHM) Dialogue paper

PHM
12 May 2007

A People's Health Movement (PHM) Dialogue paper

Core principles

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Towards a world convention for R&D?

Interview with Mrs Nicoletta Dentico, DNDi - (Drug for neglected diseases -
http://www.dndi.org)
Member of the Group of Experts on the Intergovernmental Working Group on Public health, Innovation and Intellectual Property (IGWG)
Interview conducted during the 120th meeting of the WHO Executive Board (Jan 22-26) to which N. Dentico and this author participated as civil society observers.
Interview by Garance Upham, Safe Observer International, NGO Forum for Health, PHM Disability and Economics Circle)

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Garance Upham
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To the new leadership of the WHO: A renewed commitment or more empty promises?

Alison Katz, a long-time staff member at the World Health Organization and activist with the People’s Health Movement, sent the open letter below to Dr. Margaret Chan, the new Director-General of WHO. Alison’s letter provides a passionate and articulate summary of the choices facing WHO if it is to meet its promise of "Health for All."

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PHM web editor
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WHO Chief's Stand on Generic Drugs Slammed

BANGKOK, Feb 2 (IPS) - Civil society and humanitarian groups slammed the new head of the World Health Organisation (WHO), on the sidelines of a meeting here, after she appeared to favour the interests of pharmaceutical giants over the plight of the sick and the poor in the developing world.

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Marwaan Macan-Markar
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Interview: Dr Federico Montero, PHD, Coordinator of the Disability and Rehabilitation Team (DAR) in WHO's Department of Injuries

Dr Montero attended the PHM's People's Health Assembly 2 in Cuenca.
He just left the WHO to return to work in Costa Rica. He has agreed to be a co-convenor of the PHM's Disability and Economics Circle. Dr Montero is a PWD himself.

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Garance Upham
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PHM's letter to incoming WHO director general Dr. Margaret Chan

The following letter was sent to Dr. margaret Chan to congratulate her with her election as WHO's new director general.

PHM
19 November 2006

The following letter was sent to Dr. margaret Chan to congratulate her with her election as WHO's new director general.

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Letter to the Executive Board of the WHO

This letter was sent to each member of the WHO´s executive board.

Hani Serag
02 November 2006

This letter was sent to each member of the WHO´s executive board.

To: The Executive Board
World Health Organization (WHO)

Dear Executive Board member,

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Hani Serag
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What is happening at the World Health Organization? The coming election of the WHO Director-General

Vicente Navarro is Professor of Health and Public Policy, School of Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University; Director of the Public and Social Policy Program, Pompeu Fabra University – The Johns Hopkins University; Founder and Past President of the International Association of Health Policy; and Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Health Services.

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Vicente Navarro
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Dr. Shigeru Omi's answers to PHM's questions

Dr. Shigeru Omi's answers to the inquiries from the People’s Health Movement to the Candidates for the position of WHO’s Director General.

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PHM Global Secretariat
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Dr. Nay Htun's answers to PHM's questions

Dr. Nay Htun's answers to the inquiries from the People’s Health Movement to the Candidates for the position of WHO’s Director General.

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Dr. Alfredo Palacio's answers to PHM's questions

Dr. Alfredo Palacio's answers to the inquiries from the People’s Health Movement to the Candidates for the position of WHO’s Director General.

PHM Global Secretariat

01 October 2006
Dr. Alfredo Palacio's answers to the inquiries from the People’s Health Movement to the Candidates for the position of WHO’s Director General.

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PHM Global Secretariat
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Dr. Pascoal Manuel Mocumbi's answers to PHM

Dr. Pascoal Manuel Mocumbi answers to the inquiries from the People’s Health Movement to the Candidates for the position of WHO’s Director General.

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Prof. Pekka Puska's answers to PHM's questions

Prof. Puska's answers to the inquiries from the People’s Health Movement to the Candidates for the position of WHO’s Director General.

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PHM Global Secretariat
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Dr. Margaret Chan's answers to PHM's questions

PHM Global Secretariat
11 October 2006

Dr. Margaret Chan's answers to the inquiries from the People’s Health Movement to the Candidates for the position of WHO’s Director General.

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Dr. Julio Frenk's answers to PHM's questions

Dr. Julio Frenk's answers to the inquiries from the People’s Health Movement to the Candidates for the position of WHO’s Director General.

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