Sharing knowhow and joining forces towards Health for All


MMI Assembly and Board meeting
Geneva, 20 May 2010. As in the previous years, the Annual Assembly of the Medicus Mundi International Network took place in Château de Bossey near Geneva. This year's General Assembly was a
Responsible governance for improved human resources for health: making the right choices
Amsterdam, 15-16 March 2010. Human resources for health (HRH) are a vital component of any health system and are central to attaining the health-related Millennium Development Goals. In many
Sex, Youth and Health
Basel, Switzerland, 16 April 2010. The annual Spring Symposium of the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (formerly the Swiss Tropical Institute) will focus on Adolescent Sexual and
63rd WHA: "Agreements as a gift to public health"
Geneva, 21 May 2010. The agenda of this year's World Health Assembly included, among other items, the implementation of the International Health Regulations (2005); the global strategy and
WHO Code of Practice on the International Recruitment of Health Personnel: If adopted, ensuring impact?
Geneva, 18 May 2010, Side event to the World Health Assembly. "This event explores the role of various stakeholders in promoting and monitoring compliance with the proposed Code due to be adopted
Second Global Forum on Human Resources for Health
Bangkok, Thailand, 25-29 January, 2011. At the second global forum on human resources for health the Global Health Workforce Alliance (GHWA) presented its progress report on the Kampala
MMI Network Meeting: Kick-off event for the Network Strategy 2011-2015
Amsterdam, 5 November 2010, MMI Network meeting as a starting point for the implementation of our Network Strategy 2011-2015 . The meeting hosted by our Dutch member Wemos was a full day event:
We Can End Poverty. UN Millennium Development Goals Summit
New York, 20-22 September 2010. "With only five years left until the 2015 deadline to achieve the Millennium Development Goals, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called on world leaders to
First Global Symposium on Health Systems Research
Montreux, Switzerland, 16-19 November 2010. "No other $ 5 trillion economic sector would be happy with so little investment in research related to its core agenda: the reduction of health
Health Systems Research and NGOs: building up mutually beneficial partnerships
Antwerp, 11 November 2010. At this workshop, NGOs working in the field of international health cooperation and research institutions discussed past and ongoing cases of research partnerships,
Health justice worldwide
Berlin, 17-18 September 2010. "Worldwide, there are great disparities in people’s health, both between rich and poor countries and within individual countries. Poverty causes ill-health and
Sleeping sickness: Towards new chemotherapeutic tools
Basel, 9-10 December 2010. Annual Autumn Symposium of the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute. "This year's event focuses on Human African Trypanosomiasis (sleeping sickness). Invited
10 years of MDGs: Progress to date and the road ahead
Basel, 3 December 2010. Adopted by world leaders in 2000, the eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) are the most broadly supported, comprehensive, yet specific development goals the world has
Fight against malnutrition: Key to health in developing countries
Basel, 9 November 2010. The developing countries are faced with a crisis on two fronts: food prices skyrocketed in 2007/2008 and the food situation has deteriorated once more as a result of the
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