Antonio Capodieci, an Italian emergency room nurse who works at the hospital Maggiore di Bologna, has just released a video in which he shows the raw reality of his nurse colleagues who have been fighting the coronavirus in the hospital aisles for the last few months
“No country can fight the pandemic or manage migration alone. But together, we can contain the spread of the virus, buffer its impact on the most vulnerable and recover better for the benefit of all”, said UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, in a video message on the 3rd of June accompanying the launch of the latest UN policy briefing on the pandemic
The COVID-19 crisis is forcing us to recognise the failures of existing social and economic systems. If we continue with neoliberalism as usual, it will lead to increased inequalities and more extreme poverty. Instead, we can use the rupture to mould new, just, healthy and redistributive systems.
Under the cover of Covid-19, whilst mass actions and gatherings are impossible, the government of India is trying to push through laws to privatise electricity
Trabajadoras y trabajadores del Comité Regional LGTBI de la Internacional de Servicios Públicos (ISP) Interaméricas se reunieron virtualmente con el propósito de debatir la pandemia de coronavirus y como ésta afecta a la población, incluyendo la LGBTI.
The 73rd World Health Assembly (WHA) was held virtually on 18-19 May 2020, due to the measures put in place globally to arrest the COVID-19 pandemic. Heads of state and non-State actors, including PSI, convened to agree on a far-reaching resolution to intensify efforts to control COVID19.
In this article, Judith Kiejda, General Secretary of the New South Wales Nurses and Midwives Association (NSWNMA) and a member of the PSI Executive Board, stresses the need for fundamental steps to strengthen health systems and build a better world from the devastation of the COVID-19 pandemic.