People’s Health Assembly
david sanders David Sanders (1945-2019) and the struggle for right to health

David Sanders, who passed away on August 30, was passionate about participatory socialist democracy as a way to improve health and reduce inequality.

“Trade unions play a vital role in the struggle towards health for all”

Liberian trade unionist and health activist, Poe, talks about the need for a holistic concept of access to health, beyond the present model of selective healthcare intervention decided by donor organizations

A Tribute to Comrade Dr. Amit Sengupta

Amit Sengupta, a medical graduate from the Maulana Azad Medical College in Delhi, played a leading role in many progressive movements, the most significant of which was the Peoples Science Movement (PSM) in India and the global Health Movement.

The struggle for health is the struggle for a more caring world: Dr Amit Sengupta

Amid the global health and economic crisis perpetrated by the neoliberal economic model, Dr. Amit – in the words of Bertolt Brecht – reminds us that in the dark times, there will be singing, about the dark times.

Europe and Health PHA4: Austerity measures are the biggest impediment to access to healthcare in Europe

On the sidelines of the fourth People’s Health Assembly (16- 19 November 2018) in Bangladesh, activists from Europe speak about the issues related to health in the region.

Health for all people PHA4: Health assembly calls for people’s lives above profit

Apart from the issue of neoliberal economic structures that hinder access to healthcare, it emphasized the need for revitalization of primary healthcare for achieving universal health care.

Military occupation and Palestine health crisis PHA4: Military occupation is the foremost reason for health crisis in Palestine

Recent reports warn that Gaza is facing a catastrophic humanitarian crisis because of the Israeli blockade of the coastal city.

David Sanders speaks at opening of PHA 4 “Health for All Now!” – Fourth People’s Health Assembly begins in Savar, Bangladesh

Wealth and income inequalities have to be reduced and corporate power challenged to achieve health for all, say participants at the fourth People’s Health Assembly.

People's Health Assembly 4 All the power to the people: Fourth global health assembly

The health assembly is being organized in the background of a global health crisis marked by inequalities related to a range of social determinants of health and in access to health services within countries and between countries.

PHA4 Fourth People’s Health Assembly to begin on 16 November in Savar, Bangladesh

More than 1200 participants delegates from about 60 countries are expected to participate.

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