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Un triunfo más del pueblo colombiano: el fin de la reforma de la salud

Tras 24 días consecutivos de protestas en las calles de Colombia contra las políticas neoliberales defendidas por el gobierno de Iván Duque, el pueblo colombiano ha logrado uno de sus más importantes triunfos políticos. Esta vez, la movilización social y el Comité Nacional de Paro lograron que se hundiera en el Congreso de Colombia el proyecto de Ley 010 de reforma a la salud, que pretendía privatizar aún más el sector en el país.

FESPROSA en campaña para que Argentina produzca en su territorio la vacuna contra la covid-19

En el final de marzo, la Federación Sindical de Profesionales de la Salud (FESPROSA) lanzó, en conjunto con otras organizaciones, una campaña para garantizar la vacunación contra la covid-19 para todos los argentinos y argentinas. Un poco más de un mes después, el balance es que la iniciativa ha dado importantes resultados y que el tema entró en la agenda pública.

World leaders and the people speak up for Covid-19 patents waiver

More than 170 former heads of states and governments and Nobel laureates called on US president Joe Biden to fully support a temporary waiver of the WTO intellectual property rules, last week. This is part of campaigns by the People’s Vaccine Alliance (PVA) for Covid-19 vaccines to be made “available to all, everywhere, free of charge”. PSI is a member of the PVA.

Canadian Pension Plan dollars are being used to fund Bolsonaro’s water privatization in Brazil

Over $266 million of Canadians’ public pension fund could be used to take water and sanitation out of public control in Brazil. If successful, Canadian workers’ public pension would be funded directly by Brazilians that already suffer from fragile and unequal access to clean water and sanitation.

Global call: vaccines for all!

Public Services International and its affiliates, together with other trade union organizations, social movements and civil society organizations call on workers from all over the world to mobilize this April 7, World Health Day, to demand that governments and agencies act to guarantee universal and immediate access to immunization against Covid-19 for all.

Support to French union actions for a national public energy service for all

PSI has sent a message the French members of EDF's Dialogue Committee on Social Responsibility (CDRS) about the ‘Projet Hercule’, reiterating continued support to the struggle of French energy trade unions to halt the unbundling and further privatisation of EDF. PSI views energy as a vital public service and strategic resource, not a for-profit commodity.