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  • PSI commiserates with WHO on the killing of Epidemiologist fighting Ebola

    25 April 2019

    19 April was a bad Friday, as Dr Richard Valery Mouzoko Kiboung, a Cameroonian epidemiologist working with the World Health Organization was killed by armed militants in civilian clothing, at the Butembo University Hospital, in North Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

  • Global Unions' statement on UNCSW63

    25 April 2019

    Statement by Global Unions following the 63rd UN Commission on the Status of Women reaffirms that a human rights-based approach is critical for achieving gender equality.

  • Missing the mark on gender equality

    25 April 2019

    Governments don’t do enough to ensure womxn’s rights to social protection and public services. A joint response from trade unions, and feminist, womxn’s rights and social justice organisations to the CSW63 Agreed Conclusions.

  • "We require a strong and well-resourced public sector"

    19 April 2019

    On 18 April, PSI Deputy General Secretary David Boys took part in the Forum on Financing for Development at the United Nations in New York, where he spoke on behalf of the CSO FFD group. Watch his intervention here.

  • Right to Health - Volume 2, Issue 1 2019 (Jan-Mar)

    17 April 2019
    Coverpage of PSI Right to Health quarterly
    Get the latest global news on health and social care services. People over Profit! #PublicHealth4All. Right to Health Quarterly Volume 2, Issue 01 (Jan-Mar 2019).
  • UN report says global tax system needs urgent reform

    09 April 2019

    The fourth edition of United Nations “Financing for Sustainable Development Report 2019” says a failure to reshape both national and international financial systems will undermine the SDGs and limit our ability to end extreme poverty and combat climate change.

  • People over profit: End policies that undermine Health for All

    05 April 2019
    A young woman holds a People over Profit banner at a demonstration

    PSI’s vision is one of a better future, based on social and economic justice, and efficient, accessible public services around the world. Campaigns to influence policy internationally and nationally is thus central to our work. PSI General Secretary Rosa Pavanelli shows how Right to Health Quarterly, serves as our voice to advance the goal of universal public healthcare.