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. 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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  2. 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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  3. Statement on breach of privacy and confidentiality of persons suspected of or diagnosed with COVID-19.
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  4. Statement on violation of human rights in the backdrop of Isolation and Quarantine.
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  5. letter to the PM addressing issues of scaling up access to free testing and treatment for COVID19.
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