Blog posts

Mon, 15/06/2015

TWHA Philippine partners held protests to condemn privatization of health care services

Wed, 10/06/2015

Gabriela asserts that the no home-birth policy of the national government will not solve the high maternal mortality rate in the Philippines rather it will compound the long festering problem of lack of basic health services and facilities in the country.

Wed, 15/04/2015

TWHA Philippine partners launched a book that discusses the impacts of privatization on people's access to health.

Fri, 10/04/2015

The number of Filipinos who are calling for their president's resignation due to incompetent governance and callous indifference to their suffering is steadily increasing.

Sun, 01/03/2015

The PHM solidarity mission in Gaza met on March 1st with the Palestinian Non Governmental Organisation Network (PNGO), an umbrella organisation that includes more than 130 NGOs in the West Bank and Gaza. Objective of the meeting was to listen to the voices of the health and human rights NGOs and activists on the situation six month after the ceasefire, and to share the solidarity of the global movement with the people in Gaza. 

Wed, 25/02/2015

Chiara Bodini (Italy) and Wim De Ceukelaire (Belgium) are on a PHM solidarity mission in Gaza and were received by Dr. Mahmoud Daher, head of the WHO Gaza office.

Fri, 23/01/2015

Remco Van de  Pas is currently for a research assignment in Guinea, one of three countries in West Africa affected by Ebola. Together with the national research center for training and promotion of rural health (CNFRSR) of Maférinyah, Conakry, the Institute of Tropical Medicine will explore policies and possibilities to strengthen the public health system in Guinea during the ongoing Ebola outbreak and afterwards.  During his visit, Remco  keeps a journal.  Below you find the fourth and final episode.