Sharing knowhow and joining forces towards Health for All


HIV/AIDS and vulnerable groups – no one left behind
Berne, 7 May 2015. "We experienced an exciting conference on the issue of “HIV/AIDS and vulnerable groups – no one left behind” . In a very impressive way, experts from Switzerland and other
Community Participation in Public Health: What’s the Added Value in Research and Implementation
Basel, 23 April 2015. "Since the early 1970s, participatory approaches involving community members have been used in the public health sector as a strategy to improve the quality of health
A luta continua! Strengthening or weakening health systems? Workshop at the Annual Assembly of MMI
Geneva, 23 May 2015. "A luta continua" ("the struggle continues") was the rallying cry of the FRELIMO movement during Mozambique’s war for independence. The phrase is Portuguese but was used by
The Future of the Swiss Engagement against Malaria
Basel, 22 April 2015. Malaria remains an important public health challenge and a main cause of morbidity and mortality in many countries. Therefore it is the major goal of the Swiss Engagement
Mobility of Health Professionals in the EU - Ethical Recruitment and Policy Coherence
Brussels, 05 May 2015 – What role can ethical recruitment play for fair distribution of health workers? What role has Europe in ensuring that freedom of movement of health workers in the
68th World Health Assembly and related events
Geneva, 17-28 May 2015. The World Health Assembly is the supreme decision-making body for WHO. It generally meets in Geneva in May each year, and is attended by delegations from all 194
Global HRH Governance: WHO Global Code of Practice - initial achievements and future challenges. Side event to the World Health Assembly featuring the report on the Code review
Geneva, 20 May 2015. The WHO Global Code of Practice (Code) on the International Recruitment of Health Personnel was adopted by the 63rd World Health Assembly on 21 May 2010. This
Fit for Catastrophe?
Frankfurt a.M., 5-6 June 2015. "On its 10th anniversary the foundation medico international wanted to have a critical look at the concept of resilience that in the past years emerged as a
Packed room at the side event
"Network Health for All" - Annual General Assembly
Geneva, 23 May 2015. The General Assembly of the MMI Network took place at the Red Cross Museum in the morning of 23 May. It focused on the adoption of a new Network Strategy for the years
Drug resistance: From mechanism to management
Basel, 10-11 December 2015. "Drug resistance is emerging globally as a major public health and economic problem. It is both urgent and highly complex, affecting key aspects of human and animal
MMI Network meeting in The Hague
The Hague, 7-8 October 2015. The MMI Network meeting in autumn 2015 was hosted by i+solutions and Cordaid.  
Geneva Health Forum 2016: Sustainable and affordable innovations in healthcare
Geneva, 19-21 April 2016. "The Geneva Health Forum (GHF), a biennial event launched in 2006 and held in the Spring, combines plenary and parallel sessions attended by hundreds of participants,
A challenge for Switzerland: Achieving health for all in a changing world
Basel, 28 October 2015. "The UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have changed the frame of reference for development policy worldwide. By applying a new strategy for international
Exploring the migration-development nexus. Global health aspects of the implementation of the WHO Code Of Practice
Brussels, 9 December 2015. "We would like to invite you to a debate on policy coherence for development in the context of the implementation of the WHO Global Code of Practice on the
Ebola: A game change in global health
Geneva, 21 January 2016. "Crisis often allows change. Do we have indications of a change in global health in the aftermath of Ebola? What proposals have been put forward? What is expected
138th session of the WHO Executive Board
Geneva, 25-30 January 2016. The WHO Executive Board is composed of 34 members technically qualified in the field of health. Members are elected for three-year terms. The main Board
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