• All PSI affiliates are invited to comment on the document “Putting People over Profit” which outlines PSI’s priorities for the implementation of the PoA until 2022. These comments should be channelled through the elected representatives on the respective regional executive committee.

  • PSI has launched a global campaign for the Human Right to Health that aims at building a mass global movement that could influence concrete policies towards attaining Universal Public Health Coverage (UPHC). #PublicHealth4All

  • PSI launches a video series featuring 16 stories from nine countries – Philippines, Japan, Indonesia, Italy, USA, Chad, Lebanon, Guatemala and Brazil - to praise the work of public servants around the world.

    See website: http://oneday.world-psi.org

  • PSI urges all affiliates to call on the governments of their countries to take immediate action to stop the targeting of health workers in conflict zones in general and Gaza in particular.
    Health workers are #NotaTarget.

  • Liberian nurses removed from the payroll system

    Many trained and qualified nurses in Liberia, most of whom are members of PSI affiliate NAHWUL, are on a continuous struggle to get their names on the nation’s payroll system, while others, whose names have been wrongly erased from the system, race against time to resolve the “ghost” status tagged to their names in the system.

  • Tunisian fisherman, arrested for saving migrants lives, freed in Italy

    PSI commends the judicial decision in Palermo, Italy, to free the six Tunisian Fishermen imprisoned since the beginning of September. The fishermen, described as ‘suspected smugglers’ by the EU Frontex agency, were detained after saving the lives of 14 migrants stranded on the mediterranean.

  • Four-day working week for all is a realistic goal this century, unions say

    Advances in technology mean that a four-day working week is a realistic goal for most people by the end of this century, the leader of the UK's trade union movement has said. She gets support from the biggest trade union in Norway, Fagforbundet, saying “our backdrop is the same” and there is a great “need for reorganizing our working hours”.