International People’s Health University

The International People’s Health University (IPHU) aims to contribute to ‘health for all’ by strengthening people’s health movements around the globe, by organising and resourcing learning, sharing and planning opportunities for people’s health activists, particularly from Third World countries. IPHU is a program of the People’s Health Movement, globally.

The IPHU

  • organises short course opportunities for health activists from around the world but particularly from Third World countries;
  • presents a range of learning opportunities; a growing collection of resource materials; and a wider network of resource people to progressively enhance its programs;
  • sponsors research into the barriers to Health for All and strategies to support the people’s struggle for health.

IPHU Savar November 2018

The International People’s Health University of the People’s Health Movement jointly with Gonoshasthaya Kendra, PHM Bangladesh, Third World Network  and SAMA Resource Group for Women and Health with Naripokkho presented “THE STRUGGLE FOR HEALTH”; a short training course for young health activists from 6 to 13 November in Savar, Bangladesh.

This course was held in the lead up to the 4th People’s Health Assembly which was held at Gonoshasthaya Kendra from 15-19 December.

The Resources Page developed during the IPHU includes an overview of the program, downloads of presentations, and photographs from the course.

IPHU Cape Town November 2019

The International People’s Health University (IPHU) of the People’s Health Movement (PHM), jointly with PHM-South Africa and the Third World Network, announces “THE STRUGGLE FOR HEALTH AND ACCESS TO AFFORDABLE MEDICINES”, a short training course for young public health professionals including health activists from 2-9th November (excluding travel dates) in Cape Town, South Africa.

Online Course Announcement: The Struggle for Health and Access to Affordable Medicines

Online Course Announcement: The Struggle for Health and Access to Affordable Medicines (with a focus on Middle East and North Africa) Six week course starting from November 10, 2020 The … Read more

إعلان عن الدورة التدريبية عبر الإنترنت: النضال من أجل الصحة والحصول على الدواء

(مع التركيز على الشرق الأوسط وشمال إفريقيا)  دورة تدريبية مدتها ستة أسابيع تبدأ من 30 أكتوبر 2020  تعلن الجامعة الدولية لصحة الشعوب  The International People’s Health University (IPHU) التابعة لحركة … Read more

Mini-IPHU on Right to Health successfully organised by PHM Cameroon

The People’s Health Movement, Cameroon organised a mini-IPHU from 11-12 December in Bamenda, a short course for young public health professionals and advocates on ‘’Right to health’’. For more Click … Read more

Announcement: Applications for South Asian IPHU, February 2020 NOW OPEN

International People’s Health University (IPHU) on Struggle towards Equity in Health in memory of Dr Amit Sengupta[i] Organised by PHM Global [ii] and Sama Resource Group for Women and Health[iii] … Read more

Course Announcement: The Struggle for Health and Access to Affordable Medicines (Cape Town, November 2019)

The Struggle for Health and Access to Affordable Medicines – Cape Town November 2019 The International People’s Health University (IPHU) of the People’s Health Movement (PHM), jointly with PHM-South Africa … Read more

Applications for IPHU Savar November 2018 NOW OPEN

The International People’s Health University of the People’s Health Movement jointly with Gonoshasthaya Kendra, PHM Bangladesh, Third World Network  and SAMA Resource Group for Women and Health with Naripokkho announce “THE … Read more

South Africa International People’s Health University – SAPHU (SOUTH AFRICA)

Region: Africa Year: 2016 Source: material collected as part of the PHM global action-research project “The contribution of civil society organisations in achieving health for all” Author(s): PHM South Africa … Read more

Mini International People’s Health University – IPHU) (CANADA)

Region: North America Language: English Year: 2016 Source: story for the PHM website Author(s): Lori Hanson; Baijayanta Mukhopadhyay (PHM Canada) Summary: Members of PHM Canada had been discussing the idea … Read more

RESOURCES