Blog posts

Wed, 18/09/2019

What's the link between the occupation of a hospital in Colombia, a popular health committee in DR Congo and a South African patient movement that advocates for access to medicines? To address this question, Viva Salud participated in a four-year action-research led by the People's Health Movement, that helped to understand how to make activist practice more effective and build a global social movement for health for all.

Tue, 30/07/2019

The government must go beyond health insurance program and strive to achieve the people’s aspiration for a free, comprehensive and progressive health care system.

Thu, 02/05/2019

Blog by Aneta, member of intal

4th People’s Health Assembly (PHA4) – a gathering of 1400 grass roots health activists, civil society organizations and academic institutions from around 73 countries took place in Savar, Dhaka, Bangladesh in November last year. Intal Globalize Solidarity and Viva Salud were actively present there.

Wed, 26/12/2018

Gatherings, be it informal or academic, on global health always seem to have the weird undertone of outright optimism and slumbering scepticism. In this blog, I share my reflections after attending  the Global Symposium on Health System Research in Liverpool and the People's Health Assembly in Bangladesh.

De inkomhal van het PHA gebouw in Bangladesh is versierd met slogans.
Wed, 12/12/2018

The bill aims to institutionalize and enforce state obligations to provide protection to human rights defenders and to establish legal remedies for violations of the rights of the human rights defenders.

Wed, 28/11/2018

One Billion Rising is a global campaign to raise awareness and to demand a stop to violence against women, LGBT, and children.

Wed, 17/10/2018

The continuing imposition of martial law in the Philippine island of Mindanao has heightened political persecution of organizations critical of President Duterte's rule.