Sharing knowhow and joining forces towards Health for All

Medicus Mundi International – Network Health for All (MMI) is a network of organizations working in the field of international health cooperation and global health. Latest additions to our electronic platform:

Event
close-to-client care
ITM - IHP Network

40 years after Alma-Ata: Primary Health Care in 2018 and beyond, in South and North

Antwerp, 23 October 2018. This year the international public health community celebrates the 40th anniversary of the “Health for All by 2000” Declaration on Primary Health Care (PHC) ... »Read more

Event
communities and users
MMI Secretariat

Calling for a New Global Economic Order - the forgotten element of the Alma-Ata Declaration. MMI (proposed) contribution to the Global Conference on Primary Health Care

Astana, 25-26 October 2018. In autumn, the world will come together in Astana, Kazakhstan at the Global Conference on Primary Health Care "to renew a commitment to primary health care to ... »Read more

Event
close-to-client care
MM Switzerland

«Health for All» by 2030: On the Right Track, or on the Verge of Failing?

Basel, 7 November 2018, MMS Symposium 2018. "Health is a fundamental human right. However, today inequality, poverty, exploitation, violence and injustice still prevent one billion people from ... »Read more

Event
global health policy
MMI Secretariat

In the public interest? The role of international health cooperation in strengthening or weakening national health systems. MMI (proposed) session at the 4th People's Health Assembly

Dhaka, 15-19 November 2018. The Fourth People’s Health Assembly (PHA4) will be hosted by the People's Health Movement (PHM) and Gonoshasthaya Kendra (GK) at its campus in Savar, Dhaka. ... »Read more

Event
social determinants
MM Spain

International Conference on Social Determinants of Health

Maputo, 5-7 December 2018. "We want Mozambique to become a country of reference in championing Primary Health Care and to do so with scientific rigor, promoting international events for ... »Read more

News
diseases control
Cordaid

Joint healthcare and humanitarian Ebola response in DR Congo

Cordaid, 8 August 2018. One week after the Ebola outbreak in the Equateur Province was declared over, a new outbreak of the deadly virus hit DR Congo. This time it emerged in the country’s ... »Read more

News

Welcome to our new Network member: Medics without Vacation

"Medics without Vacation comprises about 600 doctors and nurses. During their holidays they spend two to three weeks treating patients in African hospitals. Helping people who otherwise have ... »Read more

News
MMI Secretariat

Annual Report 2017 of the MMI Network

In addition to the institutional report, we have again received great contributions by MMI Network members. Their "short stories" provide a good picture of realities and challenges in the ... »Read more

Conference Report
gender equality
MMI Secretariat

#AidToo: Sexual exploitation in international cooperation. Prevent, respond adequately – and most of all: address the root causes

Geneva, 26 May 2018. After the scandals of sexual abuse and exploitation by staff of organizations working in humanitarian aid and development cooperation reported and discussed in early 2018, ... »Read more

Conference Report
networking and cooperation
MMI Secretariat

“Moving health cooperation beyond aid”. General Assembly of the MMI Network

Geneva, 26 May 2018. The Annual General Assembly of the Medicus Mundi International Network took place again in the middle of “International Geneva”, close to the Palais des Nations where ... »Read more

Conference Report
medicines and technology
MM Switzerland

Digital health, eHealth, mHealth: Breakthrough for public health or creating new dependency? A critical look at the current hype. Side event to the Geneva Health Forum 2018

Geneva, 11 April 2018, 18:15-20.15 hrs. In a satellite session to the Geneva Health Forum 2018 hosted by the Networks Medicus Mundi International and Medicus Mundi Switzerland, we ... »Read more

Campaign/Advocacy

Join the Network!

Medicus Mundi International – Network Health for All (MMI) is a network of organizations working in the field of international health cooperation and global health. The Network promotes access to ... »Read more

Reporting
communities and users
MM Switzerland

Annual Report 2017 of Medicus Mundi Switzerland

The Annual Report 2017 of the Network Medicus Mundi Switzerland is available in German and French .   ... »Read more

Reporting
child health
DWA Cuamm

Annual Report 2017 of Doctors with Africa CUAMM

The Annual Report 2017 of Doctors with Africa CUAMM is available in Italian language. ... »Read more

Reporting
communities and users
CWGH

Annual Report 2017 of the Community Working Group on Health, Zimbabwe

"The CWGH will continue strive to be the leader in organizing and championing communities' right to health and equitable health services in the country. The right to health is also ... »Read more

Reporting
Wemos

Wemos: highlights 2017

" 2017 was a great year for Wemos ! We’re proud to present to you our highlights of last year." ... »Read more

Reporting
MM Spain

Annual Report 2016 of Medicus Mundi Spain

The Annual Report 2016 of the Federation of Medicus Mundi Spain ( FAMME ) is available in Spanish . ... »Read more

Article
health promotion
MM Spain

The strain of the growers. Senekela Sisibere

Life is not easy for widows in Africa where a very traditional society puts too strong a pressure on them. Sometimes, a woman that becomes a widow soon becomes the wife of her ... »Read more

Article
diseases control
DWA Cuamm

Getting out Among the People. Awareness-Raising and Fighting HIV in Tanzania

Francesca takes her place at the center of a small basketball court, where about twenty colleagues await her from the Ngokolo health center, where she has been working since the start of ... »Read more

Article
diseases control
CWGH

Recurrent Typhoid and Cholera Outbreaks in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe continues to experience frequent outbreaks of cholera and typhoid – archaic diseases that were completely eliminated in other parts of the world – resulting in thousands ... »Read more

Article
global health policy
EASP

Migration of Healthcare Professionals: An Opportunity for Shared Development

This report sets out the lessons learned from the European action Migration of Healthcare Professionals: An Opportunity for Shared Development (MPDC), carried out between 2013 and 2016 ... »Read more

Article
human resources
EPN

Until every church health facility has qualified pharmaceutical staff

Here is the reality: The lack of trained pharmaceutical personnel in the church health sector has been an ongoing problem. Many Church Health Facilities (CHFs) in sub-Saharan Africa ... »Read more

Article
governance, leadership, accountability
MM Italy

Aiming for Autonomy: A Journey through Cultures

It is more than 50 years now since Renato Monolo Hospital has been established in Kiremba, Northern Burundi. Back then, the Diocese of Brescia, Italy, wanted to offer a gift to its ... »Read more

Article
human resources
medico international

"We have been doing this work for so many years and we are still called volunteers"

South Africa is celebrated for its ARV roll out programme – the biggest worldwide – which brought down AIDS related death rates, but without the approximately 70,000 community health ... »Read more

Article
global health policy
Health Poverty Action

The Alternatives – Policies Towards a Life in Full

“Equity, ecologically‐sustainable development and peace are at the heart of our vision of a better world ‐ a world in which a healthy life for all is a reality; a world that respects, ... »Read more

Article
global health policy

The WHO We Want: Engaging with non-state actors

Being an International Health Policy correspondent via the much appreciated link of the ITM Health Policy Unit with Medicus Mundi International gave me the my first ever experience ... »Read more

Article
human resources
action medeor

A new midwifery school in Bo district, Sierra Leone

Due to the high demand for trained midwives in Sierra Leone, action medeor and the local partner organization Caritas Bo, in close consultation with the Ministry of Health and ... »Read more

Article
child health
Redemptoris Missio

What's up with Smart?

Two months have passed since I arrived in Kenya. I already know that work in Kithatu Health Centre is not boring at all. Every day is different from the previous one. New patients and ... »Read more

Article
health promotion
MM Switzerland

Health in the Cities: Reimagining Health in Urban Populations

The world is becoming increasingly urban. More than half of the global population lives in cities and this number is only expected to rise. Undoubtedly, there will be many ... »Read more

Article
global health policy
Wemos

Global Health Cafés

Together with the media platform ViceVersa and other civil society organizations, Wemos started in 2017 a cycle of public venues with the aim to raise awareness on critical global ... »Read more

Resource/Tool
equal access
MMI Secretariat

Health Cooperation: Its relevance, legitimacy and effectiveness as a contribution to achieving universal access to health. MMI discussion paper

This paper on health cooperation and its relevance, legitimacy and effectiveness was discussed at the MMI workshop “ Health cooperation beyond aid ” in Berlin, on 29 September 2016, and ... »Read more

Project
close-to-client care
Medics w.out Vacation

Medics without Vacation: Our actions

"Our doctors and nursing staff operate and treat patients in African hospitals who otherwise would not have any chance of recovery. Our people teach the African staff new techniques hands ... »Read more

Project
MMI Secretariat

MMI Network: who works where?

MMI Network members (and their members) are invited to present an overview of their projects or individual project descriptions and reports in the " who works where " section of the MMI ... »Read more

Project
global health policy
Wemos

Wemos: Our work from a bird’s-eye view

"In this 1,5-minutes film we explain what Wemos does to achieve a healthier world in which everyone has access to health care." (2018) ... »Read more

Project
child health
DWA Cuamm

The first 1000 Days for Mothers and Children

Cuamm, January 2018. "Our commitment to improving the health of women and children in Africa is continuing, expanding, and deepening. The second phase of our program “Mothers and Children ... »Read more

Project
equal access
Health Poverty Action

Health Povery Action: On the Ground

"Health Poverty Action works in partnership with poor and marginalised communities across Africa, Asia and Latin America to support them in their struggle for health. We have built up long-term ... »Read more

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