Sharing knowhow and joining forces towards Health for All

2012

MMI Board meeting with a focus on health research
Basel, 16 March 2012. The Board meeting of the Medicus Mundi International Network hosted by the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute included a re-launching event of a wider MMI research
Annual Assembly of the Medicus Mundi International Network
Geneva, 25 May 2012. As usually, the Annual Assembly of the Medicus Mundi International Network took place in the week of the World Health Assembly . We met at the Ecumenical Institute Château
A critical shift to chronic conditions Learning from the frontliners
Geneva, 18-20 April 2012. "Chronic diseases are of growing importance. While non-communicable diseases currently seem to be capturing the agenda, both
Health systems strengthening and conflict transformation in fragile states
Amsterdam, 11 October 2012. Medicus Mundi International Network expert meeting hosted by Cordaid at the Royal Tropical Institute (KIT) Strengthening health systems in fragile states is often
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Innovation for health needs in developing countries: Strengthening the global R&D system
Geneva, 4 May 2012. "The issue of Research and Development illustrates a broader challenge for global governance, which is to ensure the sufficient provision of global public goods – particularly
Events around the 65th World Health Assembly
An informal calendar of side events to the 65th World Health Assembly compiled by Medicus Mundi International before the first comprehensive WHA journal was published. Will not be updated any more
WHO reform: Democratic pathways for a sustainable leadership in global health
Geneva, 23 May 2012, Briefing for delegates and other members of the public health community attending the 65th World Health Assembly In 2011, the World Health Organization (WHO) set out to
Creating perspectives for life: Mother and child health in developing countries
Basel, 6 November 2012. This year's Swiss Health Cooperation Symposium organized by the Network Medicus Mundi Switzerland focused on mother and child health. Mother and child health is one of
Increasing burden of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in Africa; the challenge of sustainability in scaling up FBOs response
Lusaka, Zambia, 25-28 February 2013. The Africa Christian Health Associations’ Platform ( ACHAP ) in collaboration with the Churches Health Association of Zambia (CHAZ), the Christian Health
Primary Health Care and cooperation: A utopia? Jubilee Assembly 50 years of Medicus Mundi Spain - 50 years of Medicus Mundi International Network
Barcelona, 7-8 June 2013. The Jubilee events of the Federation of Medicus Mundi Spain (MM Spain) started with a scientific conference on “Primary Health Care and Cooperation: A utopia?”. The
Mothers and children first: initial steps
Rome, 15 December 2012. DWA Cuamm will bring together stakeholders and institutional delegates from Uganda: Christine Ondoa, Minister of Health; Jane Aceng, general manager of Ministry of
A generation at risk: psychosocial support for Africa's children
Basel, 4 December 2012. "Over 16 million children worldwide have lost one or both parents to HIV and AIDS, and most of them live in sub-Saharan Africa. In addition to those affected by chronic
Is health really for everyone?
Florence, 24 November 2012. Is health really for everyone? How is social crisis affecting Italy and Europe? What kind of healthcare models are we tending towards? In an open meeting, experts in
The Global Fund and Civil Society
Bern, 12 December 2012. The Global Fund and Civil Society will be in the focus of the thematic part of the Annual Meeting 2012 of aidsfocus.ch, the Swiss platform HIV/AIDS and international
Local Pharmaceutical Production and Access to Medicines
Bonn, Germany, 21 February 2013. Insufficient access to essential medicines is a common health burden in developing countries and topic of the international pharmaceutical conference on
Primary Health Care and NCDs in Eastern Europe and Central Asia: Where do we stand and where to go?
Basel, 10 April 2013. Over the past two decades health systems in Eastern Europe and Central Asia have undergone substantial changes in relation to their financing and the way how services
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