India: The Situation and the Peoples Health Movement response to COVID19

The following as statements, letters and articles by JSA (PHM India) on various issues around COVID19. To deal with the matter, JSA has organised itself into 4 working groups to look at different aspects. The groups  are
a) Health Systems Response b) Issues of human rights and ethics, isolation, quarantine and lockdown c) Access to PPE, testing, treatment and vaccine d) Community mobilisation and mitigation.

  1. Statement and Background Paper on COVID19 ( Corona Virus)
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  2. Weekly Update on COVID-19  24th March 2020: The Situation and the Peoples Health Movement response
    Issued by Jan Swasthya Abhiyan (JSA – PHM India) and All India People’s Science Network (AIPSN).
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  3. Open letter to the Prime Minister demanding for urgent steps for mitigation of impact of Covid-19 on the poor and vulnerable in relation to food and social security has been coordinated by the Right to Food Campaign.
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  4. Statement on breach of privacy and confidentiality of persons suspected of or diagnosed with COVID-19.
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  5. Statement on violation of human rights in the backdrop of Isolation and Quarantine.
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  6. letter to the PM addressing issues of scaling up access to free testing and treatment for COVID19.
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  7. Statement for restoration of 4G Internet in Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh in the current context of COVID-19. CLICK HERE
  8. Statement Against closing Essential Health Services During lockdown
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  9. Advisory for workers, cleaning hands in low resource settings and protection in crowded places.
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  10. Note on Government Responsibilities During Lockdown
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  11. Press Release: Retract notifications, that criminalize/use coercion against the movement of migrants
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  12. Statement on the Economic package announced by FM with respect to COVID19 pandemic and lockdown
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  13. Statement On the Personal Protection Equipment for Healthcare Workers during COVID19 Pandemic
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  14. Letter to Secretary Health on Health Systems Preparedness for COVID19 Pandemic
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  15. Weekly Update 2 April: The Situation and the Peoples Health Movement response to COVID19
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  16. Recommendations for Prisons in light of the COVID19 pandemic
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  17. Press Release: COVID19 Epidemic on World Health Day
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  18. Proposed Extension of Nationwide Lockdown : Concerns and Demands
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  19. Weekly Update 13 April: The Situation and the Peoples Health Movement response to COVID19
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  20. Response to Prime Minister’s Address on 14 April 2020
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