Baba Aye from Public Services International (PSI) looks back at the major discussion points and highlights of the 75th World Health Assembly
Although they have played a key role for securing access to health care in epidemic conditions, including the Ebola epidemic and COVID-19 pandemic, community health workers are still under-recognized and underpaid
In this episode, we take you to Geneva where the member states of the World Trade Organization met to discuss a proposal to waive certain intellectual property on COVID-19 vaccine production during the pandemic. We also look at Bolivia where dozens of intellectuals, experts and political leaders from across the world participated in the “Re-encounter with Pachamama” on April 22, Earth Day.
On the International Day for Universal Health Coverage, Public Services International brought together Community Health Workers from India, Pakistan and Nepal for the launch of the campaign “Community Health Work is Work”
During the pandemic, Amazon emerged as the first trillion-dollar corporation ever while its CEO Jeff Bezos became the first person to amass over USD 200 billion. Meanwhile, its workers across the world have complained of denial of rights
Even as the new agreement between ASEAN nations and its free trade partners establishes the largest trading bloc in the world, it is vehemently being opposed by labor unions, trade justice groups and women’s movements
On Public Service Day, we spoke to Jammu Anand of the Nagpur Municipal Corporation Employees Union in India. He spoke about the different crises being faced by the public sector right now.
On Public Service Day, workers around the world are demanding greater investments and the rolling back of neoliberal policies. These policies have undervalued the essential services provided by those employed in this sector
There is a huge lacuna in ensuring adequate compensation for health workers who acquire the illness, despite a broad based demand from the international trade union movement