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News
Network: MMI

MMI Network News, August 2016

MMI Network: Events, papers and resources; MMI Network members: Annual Reports; Health systems and health cooperation: MMI updates; Global health governance and policy: MMI updates. MMI ... »Read more

Campaign/Advocacy
equal access
Network: MMI

European "Health Workers for all" project (2013-15): Country and joint activities and results

"The project ‘Health Workers for All and All for Health Workers’ (HW4All) wanted to increase the coherence between development cooperation policies and domestic health policies and practices of ... »Read more

Campaign/Advocacy
medicines and technology
Wemos

Drug trials in Egypt: unethical and unsafe

22 June 2016. Wemos , SOMO and Déclaration de Berne jointly published the report ‘Industry-sponsored clinical drug trials in Egypt: Ethical questions in a challenging context’. The report ... »Read more

Event
networking and cooperation
Network: MMI

Health cooperation: Beyond aid. MMI Network meeting

Berlin, 28-29 September 2016. The 2016 meeting of the Medicus Mundi International Network will take place in Berlin, following an invitation by our German Network member action medeor ... »Read more

Event
emergencies
MM Switzerland

Working in Fragile Contexts and Building up Resilient Health Systems

Basel, 2 November 2016. "To end preventable child and maternal deaths, create an AIDS-Free Generation, and protect communities against infectious diseases such as Ebola, we need effective, ... »Read more

Event
child health
Doctors with Africa

Mothers and children first

Padova, 5 November 2016. "We are all invited to renew our commitment to answer Pope Francis’s call – made during his special audience on May 7, 2016 – to guarantee healthcare access to the ... »Read more

Event
equal access
Africa CHA Platform

Building partnership for FBO Health Systems Strengthening towards achieving the SDGs

Maseru, Lesotho, 27 February - 4 March 2017: 8th Biennial Conference of the Africa Christian Health Associations Platform ( ACHAP ). ... »Read more

Reporting
equal access
MM Spain

Annual Report 2015 of Medicus Mundi Spain

“In 2015 the results of the international action on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) have been assessed – showing a picture of light and shadow. The MDGs indicators have improved ... »Read more

Reporting
emergencies
medico international

Annual Report 2015 of medico international

"medico takes the position that the right to freedom of movement cannot be partitioned. This is why we gave more support than ever in 2015 to those fleeing and to migrant self-organisations. At ... »Read more

Reporting
equal access
i+solutions

Annual Report 2015 of i+solutions

"i+solutions is an independent nonprofit organization with over 10 years’ experience in pharmaceutical supply chain management to more than 60 low and middle-income countries globally. We provide ... »Read more

Reporting
HealthNet TPO

Annual Report 2015 of HealthNet TPO

"2015 has been a year in which humanitarian needs were enormous. In Iraq and Afghanistan we have been directly involved in the refugee crisis. But we have also worked on better health and ... »Read more

Reporting
medicines and technology
EPN

Annual Report 2015 of EPN

"There are so many challenges in the world, so many things are not really working. After 35 years of EPN’s existence, so many people are still suffering and dying because medicines are ... »Read more

Reporting
action medeor

Annual Report 2015 of action medeor

"In the last year action medeor was able to improve the health situation of many people and so help to save precious lives. In many cases, these advances were more than a shortterm solution, they ... »Read more

Reporting
Memisa

Annual Report 2015 of Memisa

The annual report of Memisa is available in French and Dutch language. ... »Read more

Reporting
MM Switzerland

Annual Report 2015 of Medicus Mundi Switzerland

The annual report 2015 of Medicus Mundi Switzerland is available in German ( MMS website ) and French ( MMS website ), published in a special edition of the MMS Bulletin. There is no ... »Read more

Reporting
Cordaid

Annual Report 2015 of Cordaid

"As we strengthened our focus on fragile and conflict-affected states during 2015, we tied our programs and projects to the Global Goals. The organization has emerged from this process more ... »Read more

Reporting
Network: MMI

Annual Report 2015 of the MMI Network

MMI Network: Annual report This is the last annual report that refers to the MMI Network strategy 2011-15 and the three major programs developed by the Network within this framework: ... »Read more

Reporting
CWGH

Annual Report 2015 of CWGH

The annual report 2015 of the Zimbabwean Community Working Group on Health (CWGH) is available in English. Download PDF ... »Read more

Reporting
Health Poverty Action

Annual Review 2014-15 of Health Poverty Action

"Working to strengthen poor and marginalised people in their struggle for health" - The Annual Review 2014-15 of Health Poverty Action is available in English. ... »Read more

Conference Report
global health policy
Network: MMI

69th World Health Assembly and side events

Geneva, 21-28 May 2016. This year's World Health Assembly was again a week full of intenisive debate on key global health issues, both within the formal Committee meetings and in a never ... »Read more

Conference Report
emergencies
MM Switzerland

Promoting access to health in fragile contexts: What role for international cooperation?

Geneva, 28 May 2016. The Network Medicus Mundi Switzerland in cooperation with the Swiss Red Cross (a member of MMS) and Cordaid organized a public side event to the General Assembly of the ... »Read more

Conference Report
Network: MMI

General Assembly of the MMI Network

Geneva, 28 May 2016. The General Assembly of the MMI Network took place in week of the 69th World Health Assembly (WHA), on Saturday morning, 28 May 2016, at the ICRC Museum in Geneva, ... »Read more

Conference Report
Doctors with Africa

Pope Francis received CUAMM: health is not a consumer good, but rather a universal right

"On Saturday, 7 May, in the Vatican’s Paul VI audience hall in Rome, Doctors with Africa CUAMM met with Pope Francis in a special papal audience. Joining us were more than 9,000 people ... »Read more

Article
global health policy
Health Poverty Action

Power and privilege - taking a look at ourselves

"Two years ago Health Poverty Action worked with others on a report that argued the development sector, through its focus on aid, was obscuring the facts about how poverty is created. It ... »Read more

Article
EPN

EPN strategy for 2016-2020

"The strategy of the Ecumenical Pharmaceutical Network for 2016-2020 builds on the achievements of the previous strategy period while also addressing the factors that compromised success in ... »Read more

Article
equal access
medico international

Resilience: Fit for Disaster

“Sustainable development”, at least, was driven by the idea to actively and politically shape the world. Conversely, the concept of resilience is only about making people fit for survival. The ... »Read more

Article
diseases control
Doctors with Africa

Let's unite to end Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis (TB) is one of the world’s most deadly infectious diseases, striking men, women and children alike. Medici con l’Africa CUAMM is working hard to do its part in combating ... »Read more

Article
close-to-client care
Health Poverty Action

Developing culturally appropriate health systems – key principles

Health Poverty Action has 30 years of experience in working to improve the health of marginalised groups. We consistently find that cultural barriers provide a fundamental obstruction to ... »Read more

Article
equal access
Doctors with Africa

Health for all: The Walk

How long does it take for a pregnant woman to reach a clinic? In the “most boring film” THE WALK, a Cordaid film team joined Chanceline who lives in a remote rural area of ... »Read more

Project
Health Poverty Action

Myanmar: Reaching those with no other support

"One of the world’s least developed countries, Myanmar has a long history of conflict which has prevented the development of an integrated healthcare system, as well as other infrastructure. The ... »Read more

Project
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Wemos

Health Systems Advocacy Partnership stands for mutual learning

"The Health Systems Advocacy Partnership was launched in Uganda during the project kickoff session in Kampala on 18 March 2016. The strategic partnership consists of Amref Flying Doctors, ... »Read more

Project
diseases control
Cordaid

Quick malaria response saves lives

On top of the continuing conflict, the vulnerable South Sudanese state of Upper Nile now also has to deal with a serious outbreak of malaria. Fortunately, the medical staff of ... »Read more

Project
equal access
Wemos

Partnership for affordable medicines and health workers in East Africa

On November 12 2015, Amref Health Africa, the African Centre for Global Health and Social Transformation (ACHEST), Health Action International (HAI), Wemos and the Dutch Ministry of ... »Read more

Project
HealthNet TPO

Women in War

"Millions of women are victim of violence in conflict areas. Rape is often used as a weapon to disrupt communities. Because of this, women lose their honour, their right to property and are ... »Read more

Project
diseases control
EPN

EPN members

"EPN counts 92 Anglophone and Francophone members (and still growing!) from over 30 countries, who are categorized as full members or associate members. Full members are organizations that are ... »Read more

Project
diseases control
Emergenza Sorrisi

Emergenza Sorrisi: Missions

The section "missioni" (in Italian only) of the website of this MMI Network member  provides an overview of upcoming and past surgical missions of Emergenza Sorrisi to assist children ... »Read more

Project
diseases control
Doctors with Africa

Diabetes and Hypertension: Better diagnosis among TB patients in Luanda

People with diabetes have a risk of developing tuberculosis (TB) 3 to 5 times higher than that of the general population. Moreover, diabetes can worsen the clinical course of TB and TB can ... »Read more

Resource/Tool
research
Doctors with Africa

Doctors with Africa CUAMM: Field research

"Field research, or operational research, is becoming more and more important for our organization. An integral part of our strategic plan, it complements our work on the ground, where it is ... »Read more

Resource/Tool
medicines and technology
action medeor

EURMED initiative for medical donations

"The EURMED initiative was founded in 2014 by action medeor , Banco Farmaceutico and International Health Partners. It aims to ensure the efficient and effective use of donated medicines and ... »Read more

Resource/Tool
diseases control
Network: MMI

Thematic guide: Ebola voices (2014-16)

Could we dream that Ebola is a wakeup call for strengthening of WHO and global health governance - can something useful emerge from tragedy? (Tweet by Ilona Kickbusch, 9 August 2014) ... »Read more

Resource/Tool
global health policy
Network: MMI

MMI global health updates on Twitter

Global health policy and governance, people-centred health systems, health cooperation: The updates by Medicus Mundi International are now followed by over 1000 interested Twitter users. Join in ... »Read more

Resource/Tool
research
Network: MMI

NGO Research Toolbox

This NGO Research Tool Box was developed by Nicole Moran as part of a Master Thesis in International Health at the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute and in coordination with the ... »Read more

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