Peoples’ Health Movement (PHM)
Candidates in India’s election must prioritize health, suggest activists

Health network Jan Swasthya Abhiyan recently launched the People’s Health Manifesto, calling upon all parties running in India’s election to commit to improve the quality and access to care in the country

Public pharma infrastructure could give the world access to a treasure trove of medicines

Health activists and scientists in Europe met to develop strategies to build regional public pharmaceutical infrastructure as pandemic lessons seems lost on governments and producers

What to expect from the 5th People’s Health Assembly?

Health movements from around the world will debate strategies and tactics at the 5th People’s Health Assembly in Mar del Plata, Argentina, as Javier Milei’s brutal privatization policies attack public services in the country

Kenyan health workers prepare for a new round of industrial action

The workers’ demands include stable working conditions and aligning incomes with living expenses. They are mobilizing at a time when the government is preparing to implement a highly unpopular round of healthcare reform

Gaza’s health set back in time for years to come

A ceasefire is indispensable if Gaza is to be given a chance to rebuild its health system, however, Israeli repression against healthcare infrastructure continues

Israel intensifies assault on healthcare in Gaza. Only 11 hospitals are partially functioning

Attacks on Al-Amal and Nasser Hospital in Khan Younis leave even more people without essential health care, health workers under threat

Public pharma for Europe, a game-changer for access to medicines

A growing number of organizations in Europe is demanding a complete overhaul of regional pharma policies in order to protect people’s health over profits

Measles outbreaks across Europe highlight concerning lag in vaccinations

European countries are facing an increase of measles cases, fueled by faltering vaccination campaigns and weakened primary healthcare services

New round of Universal Health Coverage policies lies ahead despite missed targets

The WHO Executive Board is poised to propose enhanced Universal Health Coverage policies despite disappointing outcomes. UHC-based policies are failing in achieving the goals of increased access to healthcare and financial protection from health expenditure

Will WHO members seize the moment to fight against inequities?

The WHO’s Executive Board is meeting for its 154th session in Geneva from January 22-27. Countries are edging towards the set deadline for finalizing the Pandemic Treaty, yet much more remains to be discussed

Health inequities continue to widen in the UK

A new report indicates that health and social inequities in the UK are having a devastating effect on quality of life and mortality rates. While the health gap between poorer and richer communities has been a concern for a long time, the report shows that its consequences are worse than anticipated

Censorship of grassroots voices at global health conference raises concerns

The People’s Health Movement was removed from the organizing committee of the Prince Mahidol Awards Conference following an article criticizing presence of fossil fuel companies at public health events