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PHM Scotland Newsletter (March 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.

Event: On the way to April the 7th! One year to say no to the commodification of health

Event: On the way to April the 7th! One year to say no to the commodification of health

7 April is heading quickly towards us. Let's get prepared as of now! World Health Day on the 7th of April will be the occasion to launch the campaign « one year for a non-commercial health for all

europe-health-network.net
Event: Glasgow Workers' Memorial Day (28/04/18)

Event: Glasgow Workers' Memorial Day (28/04/18)

A short gathering to remember those who have died at work and refresh our resolve to fight for safe and healthy working conditions for working people.

drive.google.com
Event: Edinburgh’s Workers’ Memorial Day (28/04/18)

Event: Edinburgh’s Workers’ Memorial Day (28/04/18)

A short gathering to remember those who have died at work and refresh our resolve to fight for safe and healthy working conditions for working people.

drive.google.com
Report: The Struggle for Health

Report: The Struggle for Health

The brochure deals with global governance in health, the social determination of health, the privatization of health care systems and elements of reflection on the organization of struggles for health.

rosalux.eu
Report: Every child, every chance – The Tackling Child Poverty Delivery Plan 2018-22

Report: Every child, every chance – The Tackling Child Poverty Delivery Plan 2018-22

The first Child Poverty Delivery Plan due under the Child Poverty (Scotland) Act 2017. Outlining action for the period 2018-22. Published by Scottish Government

gov.scot
Report: Health inequalities manifesto 2018

Report: Health inequalities manifesto 2018

To achieve a world with good mental health for all, we must tackle huge inequalities. Here are our key priorities for doing this.

mentalhealth.org.uk
Report: Poverty and low pay in the UK: the state of play and the challenges ahead - IFS

Report: Poverty and low pay in the UK: the state of play and the challenges ahead - IFS

we are setting out and discussing the latest evidence on poverty in the UK and in particular the challenges posed by the rise of in-work poverty

ifs.org.uk
Research Paper: Global Health Watch: Challenging entrenched ideas in global health

Research Paper: Global Health Watch: Challenging entrenched ideas in global health

New report compels us to think differently and push for radical social change

drive.google.com
Research paper: Exploring importance of evidence in local health & wellbeing strategies

Research paper: Exploring importance of evidence in local health & wellbeing strategies

As evidence generators, we need to respond to the changes in the health delivery landscape if we are to continue to support public health decision-makers to make informed and judicious evidence-based choices.

academic.oup.com
News: 'Intense' child poverty in affluent areas

News: 'Intense' child poverty in affluent areas

A study suggests up to one in four children in areas not thought deprived are living in poverty.

bbc.co.uk
News: Intention to retain the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights in Scotand

News: Intention to retain the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights in Scotand

Joint statement welcoming intention to retain EU Charter of rights in Scots law

scottishhumanrights.com
News: One in three children in poverty by 2031

News: One in three children in poverty by 2031

The Scottish government commissioned projections as part of work to draw up a poverty action plan.

bbc.co.uk
News: Activists are being charged under terrorism laws for the first time in Britain

News: Activists are being charged under terrorism laws for the first time in Britain

On Monday a group of fifteen people will appear in court in Chelmsford, charged with terrorism offences. Their crime? Blocking the take-off of a plane deporting people from Britain against their will.

independent.co.uk
News: Minimum wage: football clubs and Wagamama among worst underpayers

News: Minimum wage: football clubs and Wagamama among worst underpayers

Name and shame list reveals 9,200 underpaid employees within total of 179 firms

theguardian.com
Blog: USS is the tip of the iceberg. Our pensions system is a hot mess

Blog: USS is the tip of the iceberg. Our pensions system is a hot mess

There’s a quiet crisis brewing in the UK pensions system – one that will affect us all unless we stand up and demand change.

opendemocracy.net
Blog: Fossil fuel subsidies need to go - what about poorer people relying on cheap energy?

Blog: Fossil fuel subsidies need to go - what about poorer people relying on cheap energy?

Reforms to fossil fuel subsidies must be combined with effective anti-poverty policies.

theconversation.com
News: Dream home? India's privatised city – in pictures

News: Dream home? India's privatised city – in pictures

Built almost entirely by companies, Gurgaon has no public space. Arthur Crestani’s Bad City Dreams contrasts the glossy ideal sold by developers with urban reality

theguardian.com
News: New Climate Change Plan has potential to improve public health

News: New Climate Change Plan has potential to improve public health

We welcome the Scottish Government’s 'Climate Change Plan: Third Report on Proposals and Policies' for meeting greenhouse gas emission reduction targets 2018-2032.

healthscotland.scot
Event: 'Is a basic income good for your health?'

Event: 'Is a basic income good for your health?'

How will a basic income affect the health of individuals, families and communities? Will reducing poverty have an impact on mental health? Will enhancing income security improve family wellbeing?

gcph.co.uk
Event: Development, Democracy and Dark Matter Conference 17/04/018

Event: Development, Democracy and Dark Matter Conference 17/04/018

The conference is aimed at communities, community development organisations
and practitioners alongside intermediaries, enablers and policy makers from across
Scotland. We want to highlight the challenges, innovations, and the current and
evolving policy and legislative environment around putting communities in control.

scdc.org.uk