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PHM Statement on HJI victory

The People’s Health Movement congratulates the Health Justice Initiative (HJI) on their important victory.

UK uses free trade negotiations to impose strict intellectual property rules on India

UK and India trade ministers are meeting ,24 and 25 August, for another session on their 12th round of nego

GHW Podcast Episode 6: Trade and Health

The sixth episode of the GHW6 podcast series features Lauren Paremoer and Ronald Labonté, addressing the issue of new trade treaties and their potential threats to public health. Showing concrete examples, they show how these treaties tighten reins on policy measures governments might take that could inhibit trade, with new rules on how future regulations should be developed, including allowing or even mandating the involvement of corporate actors from other countries.

Monitoring Key Health Concerns at the World Trade Organisation in November 2021: Advancing the TRIPS Waiver

The People's Health Movement will be sending a four-person delegation to the 12th Ministerial Conference (MC12) of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) taking place in Geneva, Switzerland from 30 November to 3 December, 2021. This year the WTO is meeting in the context of an unprecedented health emergency – the COVID-19 pandemic.