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PHM Scotland Newsletter (July 2018)

Below you'll find a great range of events, reports, articles and blogs that we've seen over the last month we think you might like.

News: Glasgow 'blindsided' as destitute refugees face mass evictions

News: Glasgow 'blindsided' as destitute refugees face mass evictions

HUNDREDS of asylum seekers are to be locked out of their homes in a shock move officials fear will cause a humanitarian crisis on Scotland’s…

heraldscotland.com
Event: 4th People's Health Assembly

Event: 4th People's Health Assembly

An invitation to civil society, trade unionists, academics and health activists across the world

phmovement.org
The Quality Trust Fairness Fifteen (Local Manifesto)

The Quality Trust Fairness Fifteen (Local Manifesto)

We are delighted to present our new Local Manifesto (which is a​n updating and​ distillation of the key asks from our Make My Council Fair campaign pack) which will allow people to work with their local council or elected Mayor to tackle inequality and poverty where they live.

equalitytrust.org.uk
Research: Intersectionality and why it matters to global health

Research: Intersectionality and why it matters to global health

To illustrate the added value of intersectionality, we consider two global health issues prioritised on the SDGs agenda: cardiovascular disease and migration.

sciencedirect.com
News: National calamity we don’t hear about – the death of local democracy | John Harris

News: National calamity we don’t hear about – the death of local democracy | John Harris

From health to schools to housing, we need an urgent rethink, says Guardian columnist John Harris

theguardian.com
Blog: How can patient advocates work together to reduce health inequalities? - The BMJ

Blog: How can patient advocates work together to reduce health inequalities? - The BMJ

Health inequalities are a serious issue across the UK, Europe, and the rest of the world. The rate of improvement in healthcare provision doesn’t match the rate of access and outcomes for people from a range of backgrounds. We need strong united patient advocacy to help solve this global challenge.

blogs.bmj.com
News: Calls for tax reform as 'rich get richer'

News: Calls for tax reform as 'rich get richer'

HMRC data shows the income of people earning more than £150,000 has gone up by 89% under the Conservatives.

bbc.co.uk
News: How to Get Rid of the Super-Rich

News: How to Get Rid of the Super-Rich

By leveraging the power of the public purse against corporations that pay their top execs outrageously more than their workers, we could help jump-start a democratic “New Economy.”

thenation.com
Blog: Degrowth and Christiania – I saw how Copenhagen's collective living experiment work

Blog: Degrowth and Christiania – I saw how Copenhagen's collective living experiment work

The residents of Freetown Christiania have lived by degrowth values for decades.

theconversation.com
Event: Human rights and community development conference

Event: Human rights and community development conference

This free event will bring together community development practitioners, paid and unpaid, to discuss the importance of human right-based approaches in their work.

scdc.org.uk
Event: Putting homelessness on the global agenda - Mel Young and Peter Barr

Event: Putting homelessness on the global agenda - Mel Young and Peter Barr

Part of ScotlandsFest 2018, a week-long festival of stimulating conversation, readings and debate. For more information, please visit www.luath.co.uk/scotlandsfest-2018 Putting homelessness on the glo

eventbrite.co.uk
Event: Radical roads to tackling inequality with Henry McLeish and Neil Findlay

Event: Radical roads to tackling inequality with Henry McLeish and Neil Findlay

Part of ScotlandsFest 2018, a week-long festival of stimulating conversation, readings and debate. For more information, please visit www.luath.co.uk/scotlandsfest-2018 What are the roads to an equal,

eventbrite.co.uk
Event: Keir Hardie and the Politics of today with Pauline Bryan and Gordon Munro

Event: Keir Hardie and the Politics of today with Pauline Bryan and Gordon Munro

Part of ScotlandsFest 2018, a week-long festival of stimulating conversation, readings and debate. For more information, please visit www.luath.co.uk/scotlandsfest-2018 Pauline Bryan, editor of What W

eventbrite.co.uk
Event: Scotland, racism and denial with Neil Davidson, Nasar Meer and Kokumo Rocks

Event: Scotland, racism and denial with Neil Davidson, Nasar Meer and Kokumo Rocks

Part of ScotlandsFest 2018, a week-long festival of stimulating conversation, readings and debate. For more information, please visit www.luath.co.uk/scotlandsfest-2018 Neil Davidson and Nasar Meer, e

eventbrite.co.uk
Event: Brexit and Health Briefing

Event: Brexit and Health Briefing

We are told that extensive planning is under way to prepare the health service for a no-deal Brexit scenario in England. But what about Brexit’s implications for health and social care in Scotland – h

vhscotland.org.uk
Event: Autumn Activist Gathering

Event: Autumn Activist Gathering

Join us in Edinburgh for Friends of the Earth Scotland's Autumn Activist Gathering. Whether you’re new to activism or a seasoned campaigner, join us to help map the way ahead to a Fossil Free Scotland

eventbrite.co.uk
Event: Take One Action 2018 Film Festival Dates Announced!

Event: Take One Action 2018 Film Festival Dates Announced!

Take One Action connects people, movies and creative action for a better world – starting from Scotland.

takeoneaction.org.uk
Event: Global Conference on Primary Health Care

Event: Global Conference on Primary Health Care

On 25-26 October 2018, the world will come together to renew a commitment to strengthening primary health care to achieve Universal Health Coverage and the Sustainable Development Goals.

who.int