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People's Health Movement South Africa

Health for All Now

People's Health Movement South Africa offers community health activists a voice in dialogue with expert analysis. This channel offers conversations on different health related topics from a perspective that challenges inequality, and promotes health for all.
Occasionally English South Africa Society & Culture · Government
24 Episodes
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The 5% continent - Greed, Divides, and Solidarity : SOLIDARITY

Moderator : Maaza Seyoum Partnerships & Communications Lead African Alliance Guests: Dr. Githinji Gitahi Group CEO of AMREF Health Africa Dr. Catherine Kyobutungi Exec Director if the African Population and Health Research Centre (APHRC) Muhammed Lamin Saidykhan Management Strategist / Movement Co-ordinator at Africans Rising
8 Dec 2021 1 hr 47 min

Omicron: the Science and the politics

In this episode, Peter Van Heusden talks about 'What we know and don't know about this new variant" and Lauren Paremoer (PHM SA) addresses 'The politics of the new variant and vaccine apartheid.'
2 Dec 2021 54 min

The 5% continent - Greed, Divides, and Solidarity : GREED

How greed and self-interest have expanded the gulf between the Global North and the Global South and given rise to VACCINE APARTHEID and VACCINE INEQUITY. Moderator: Maaza Seyoum Partnerships & Communications Lead: African Alliance Guests: Dr Kamran Abbasi British Medical Journal - Executive Editor for Content Dr Fifa Rahman Civil…
15 Oct 2021 1 hr 51 min

The Right to Health and Equitable Access to Covid-19 Health Technologies

Moderator: Prof. Leslie London | UCT & PHM SA Panelists: Candice Sehoma - Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF); Prof Rodrigo Uprimny – National Univ of Columbia. Member of the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights; Prof. Yousuf Abdoola Vawda - Univ of KZN During the pandemic, we have sharply highlighted…
20 Aug 2021 1 hr 22 min

EACT - Equitable Access to C19 Technologies

Our experiences in Community Monitoring on C19 In this episode: Facilitated by: Dr Lauren Paremoer, member of PHM SA Speakers: Bongelane Nene - Community monitor from Gauteng Caroline Mshengo - Community monitor from Mpumalanga Noluthando Nontobeko Mhlongo - Community monitor from KwaZulu Natal Dr Theresa Mwesigwa - DoH EACT is…
28 Jul 2021 1 hr 40 min

SASRO Webinar - Vaccines, Covid-19, and Access to Healthcare

Since the pandemic was declared by the WHO, there has been a rush to try to find ways to stop the virus. The production of a vaccine that would help both to get immunity, as well as manage the symptoms of the disease. But the race for vaccine is a…
14 May 2021 2 hr 20 min

Fix the Patent Laws

International Solidarity for the TRIPS Waiver Moderator: Kate Stegeman | Advocacy coordinator, MSF Access Campaign, South Africa
11 Mar 2021 1 hr 12 min

Is Equitable access possible if the private sector is allowed to procure vaccines?

This seminar was a platform to share the actions of Civil Society in response to an attempt by Solidarity and Afriforum to promote private procurement and distribution of vaccines for COVID-19 in SA. Solidarity and Afriforum lodged court papers to compel government to allow the private sector, NGOs and provinces…
5 Mar 2021 1 hr 22 min

Covid-19 vaccines: the new apartheid?

This webinar was organised and hosted by the International Labour, Research and Information Group (ILRIG) on 25th February 2021. Moderated by Dr. Dale McKinley from ILRIG, the three panelists were: Fatima Hassan - Health Justice Initiative Dr. Lydia Cairncross - People’s Health Movement Dr. Benjamin Kagina - Vaccines for Africa…
26 Feb 2021 1 hr 44 min

Covid-19 vaccine explained

What is a vaccine? What is a Covid-19 vaccine? How to debunk vaccine myths? What is a patent? What is the role of community health workers? What can we learn from the HIV access to medicines campaign? All these, and more, are answered in plain normal language in this podcast…
13 Dec 2020 1 hr 36 min

Barriers and enablers to equitable access to COVID-19 health technologies in South Africa

This episode presents the situational analysis conducted in October 2020 to gain insight into the current situation with respect to access to quality health technologies (PPE, diagnostic tests, ventilators) for COVID-19 in South Africa, as well as potential barriers and enablers to access to health technologies currently under development (vaccines,…
11 Dec 2020 1 hr 18 min

Palliative care | The Lived Experience during Covid 19 and the way Forward

A space to hear the voices of people living through the Covid 19 experience in different scenarios and bearing witness to the suffering and to learn from these lived experience as to how we need shape future interventions and strengthen our healthcare system to deal with a medical emergency or…
22 Oct 2020 1 hr 08 min

The struggle for permanent employment of CHWs | Lessons from Gauteng

This webinar was about struggle tactics used by the Gauteng CHWs who were recently offered permanent contracts by the Gauteng Health Department. The battle to archive permanent employment was not easy for them. It's been a winding road for our comrades in Gauteng. However, they did not give up. The…
19 Sep 2020 1 hr 42 min
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