Peoples’ Health Movement (PHM)
Kenya health services Healthcare in Kenya remains elusive due to commercialization

A report by the Global Initiative for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights shines light on harmful effects of commercialization of health in Kenya among communities living in informal urban settlements

Israel sentences Palestinian nurse and health activist Shatha Odeh to 16 months in prison

On International Nurses Day, an Israeli military tribunal gave nurse and health activist Shatha Odeh a 16-month prison sentence. was given a 5 year suspended sentence on the condition that she does not provide health servicesfeat

Fighting for health for all today

Health activists from India, the UK, and Brazil discuss what ‘health for all’ means to them and why fighting for it is an urgent necessity

Amit Sengupta’s reflections on the effects of globalization on healthcare

Multilateral and bilateral institutions as well private philanthropy have had an outsized role in shaping the global health policy agenda. In this piece, Amit Sengupta traces the changes globalization has brought to global health governance.

Compromised TRIPS Waiver will prolong pandemic inequalities

As the COVID-19 pandemic turns two, access to medicines movements warn that a recent compromise deal on the TRIPS waiver allegedly outlined by the US, the EU, India and South Africa will not be enough to address existing inequities

Iran says significant progress made on JCPOA, hardest issues remain and other stories

Today we look at the developments in the 8th round of JCPOA talks, the Rohingya genocide case in the International Court of Justice, and more

The clarion call of Health for All!

Roman Vega, Global Coordinator of People’s Health Movement, talks to Peoples Dispatch about the path ahead for the movement as well as measures that need to be taken in order to achieve them

European Union prefers corporate profits over the health of people across the world

By showing reluctance on the patent waiver on COVID-19-related products even after the majority of its population is vaccinated, the EU leadership has once again taken the side of Big Pharma and perpetuated vaccine apartheid

Health systems, pandemic response and social participation: lessons from Latin America

Latin America has been hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, following years of privatization and fragmentation of health systems, and low public investment in health

Corporate takeover of multilateralism deals more blows to right to health

The People’s Working Group on Multistakeholderism published new report on corporate takeover of multilateral institutions, reducing people’s chances of safeguarding essential human rights

Rebuilding healthcare system is top priority for incoming government in Honduras

Carmen Madrid of the People’s Health Movement in Honduras talks about how the healthcare system was wrecked by the 12-year rule of the National Party and how it can be revived

Africa covid As vaccinations lag behind, COVID-19 cases exceed 9.2 million in Africa

To understand the systemic issues hampering Africa’s efforts against the pandemic, Peoples Dispatch interviewed Dr. Ahmed Kalebi, president of the East African Division of International Academy of Pathology (IAP), and members of the People’s Health Movement, Prof. Leslie London and senior lecturer Lauren Paremoer from the University of Cape Town

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