In Belgium we organize formations and campaigns and mobilize our supporters. We also support and reinforce combative social organizations which stand up for a real social change for the right to health. Together we are stronger to weigh on the state policy.
Cuba is more exposed than other countries to the effects of climate change on public health. Cuba has understood that well. That is why it pursues a strong climate policy with an ambitious action plan for the next 100 years. And our Cuban partner plays an active role in this.
In Congo we support the developing of a strong movement in favour of the right to a good health which struggles for healthy life conditions and social justice and can weigh on the local and national policy.
The Philippines have many natural resources. Nevertheless due to economical inequality there are enormous differences in the people’s health conditions. Social movements which want this to change are silenced. We support and reinforce combative social organizations which in these difficult conditions defend the right to health and a real social change.
The Israeli occupation is affecting every aspect of the Palestinians’ life, including their health. In spite of the seemingly hopeless situation they continue to stand up against the occupation and to struggle for their rights. The young people also, both fragile and resilient. In Palestine we help our partners organize them in movements and encourage them to act in favour of the right to health.
Viva Salud is active in the People’s Health Movement (PHM), a worldwide network for the right to health. It struggles for a wider basic healthcare and for social, economic and ecological conditions which grant a better health. PHM brings together health activists, social orgaizatios and academicians and is currently present in more than 70 countries, particularly in those with low and medium income.