Sharing knowhow and joining forces towards Health for All

2009

Cultural approaches to HIV and AIDS
Bern, 6 May 2009. The aidsfocus.ch conference on “Culture and condoms. Integrating approaches to HIV and AIDS” looked at the complex inter-relationships of culture and HIV/AIDS. Based on
WHO: Impact of the global financial and economic crisis on health
Geneva, 19 January 2009 | WHO | "In view of the concerns being expressed by Member States and other partners regarding the health impacts of the current financial and economic crisis", WHO held a
Making Health Interventions Work: From validation to application
The 13th Symposium of the Swiss Tropical Institute held on 17th April 2009 focused on the development of health interventions and their translation in to practice. The symposium provided a
Contracting between faith-based and public health sector in Sub-Saharan Africa: An ongoing crisis? The case of Cameroon, Tanzania, Chad and Uganda
The Medicus Mundi International Network launched the report "Contracting between faith-based and public health sector in Sub-Saharan Africa: An ongoing crisis?" at a side event to the Network's
Quest for Quality. Private not-for profit health institutions address the human resources crises
20th May 2009, technical meeting organised by Medicus Mundi International and Cordaid as a side event to the 62nd World Health Assembly.
Realizing the Right to Health
Geneva, 22 June 2009. Following the recent publication of the book "Realizing the Right to Health", edited by Mary Robinson and Andrew Clapham, there will be a launch event and an international
Chronic Diseases in Developing and Newly Industrialized Countries: A new challenge for Global Health
Basel, 10th November 2009. 8th Symposium of the Medicus Mundi Switzerland Network . Death rates caused by infectious diseases have been overtaken by chronic diseases in all parts of the world
Universal coverage, beyond the numbers. Access for all to quality health services
Brussels, 26 November 2009. Presentations and background material of a seminar organized by be-cause health, the Belgian platform for international health co-ordinated by the ITM Antwerp.
Environmental Health: Here and There
Basel, 10-11 December 2009. To commemorate the merger of the Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine (ISPM) with the Swiss Tropical Institute (STI), the 14th STI Symposium is built around the
Medicus Mundi Italia. 40 anni di impegno nella cooperazione sanitaria internazionale
Brescia, 2 December 2009. In a simple ceremony at its headquarters, Medicus Mundi Italy launched today the book “Medicus Mundi Italy. 40 years dedicated to international health care cooperation”
Contracting between the public and the faith-based sector in Uganda: Kampala workshop and declaration
Kampala, 10 December 2009 | In May 2009, the Medicus Mundi International Network launched the report "Contracting between faith-based and public health sector in Sub-Saharan Africa: An ongoing
The future of the global AIDS response
Bern, 14 April 2010. The global economic crisis that has induced cutbacks in the spending of Government and international donors also threatens efforts for an effective response to HIV and AIDS.
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