Linda Mashingaidze-Shuro from South Africa is coordinator for the People's Health Movement. Africa is her working 'region'. She explains in this video why we must fight for 'Social Protection', the name of a two year campaign in Belgium.
"Mindanao's indigenous people nominated for global rights award": 'Asia's most trusted independent catholic news source' announces that the indigenous people of the southern Philippine region of Mindanao, collectively known as the lumad, have been nominated for an annual human rights award in Belgium.
The People's Health Movement expresses its deepest solidarity with the victims of the US bombing on October 3rd on the hospital of Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in Kunduz, Afghanistan.
To visit a hospital or a health centre in the DR Congo is always a gripping experience: image different zones erected in big halls, joined together by a long covered corridors, clothing strewn about, women with sick young children standing around steaming casseroles...