Sharing knowhow and joining forces towards Health for All

2018

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
The World Health Organization at the crossroads
Berlin, 21 March 2018. "The WHO’s financial dependence from big donors – rich member states as well as corporate linked Philanthropic Foundations as the Bill&Melinda Gates foundation –
Gender Based Violence: Approaches and challenges at community and advocacy level
Berne, 2 May 2018, MMS/aidsfocus.ch conference 2018. "Gender Based Violence (GBV) is a main issue in international health cooperation. GBV is not only a human rights violation, but it also has
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
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“’Imagine, having to rely on your mobile telephone for light while attending a mother giving birth.’ Elisa Veini talked to midwives & nurses in Malawi and wrote a blog about their stories.” (photo: Wemos)
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“’Imagine, having to rely on your mobile telephone for light while attending a mother giving birth.’ Elisa Veini talked to midwives & nurses in Malawi and wrote a blog about their stories.” (Wemos)
71st World Health Assembly and related events - MMI participation and contributions
Geneva, 21-26 May 2018. This year's World Health Assembly (WHA) will again a week full of intensive debates on key global health issues, both within the formal Committee meetings and in a
Governing Digital Health: Beyond ownership and regulation
Geneva, 26 April 2018. “Digital health technologies, solutions and approaches to decision-making are transforming the delivery of healthcare, and involve a complex web of stakeholders, such as
“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
#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,
Ensure Health Workers for All
Geneva, 20 May 2018, 13.00-14.30 hrs. Civil society plays a key role in pushing for effective policies and holding governments and the private sector accountable on human resources for health.
"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
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)
The role of international health cooperation in strengthening or weakening national health policies and systems. MMI workshop at the 4th People's Health Assembly
Dhaka, 15-19 November 2018. The Fourth People’s Health Assembly (PHA4) was hosted by the People's Health Movement (PHM) and Gonoshasthaya Kendra (GK) at the BRAC BDM campus in Savar, Dhaka.
Astana Global PHC Conference: A future for Primary Health Care?
25-26 October, Astana, Kazakhstan. The aim of the Global Conference on Primary Health Care was to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the Declaration of Alma-Ata (1978) and to renew a commitment
Antibiotic Resistance: From Research to Action
Phnom Penh, Cambodia, 5-7 December 2018, 59th Colloquium of the Institute of Tropical Medicine Antwerp . "Antibiotic resistance is a global public health threat. It is a multidisciplinary
What collective learning for Universal Health Coverage?
Antwerp, 15-17 October 2018, International workshop at the Institute of Tropical Medicine (ITM) . "Many low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) have signaled their intention to be part of the
One Health for Humans and Animals - How Do We Get Zoonoses under Control?
Basel, 6-7 December 2018, Swiss TPH Winter Symposium. "More than 60% of human infectious diseases have an animal origin. Join us to explore, learn and share with international zoonoses research
Health cooperation beyond aid: What key topics for 2019?
Basel, 6 November 2018. The Board of the Medicus Mundi International Network and its working group on Effective Health Cooperation invited all MMI Network members to join them for an open
Health in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
Basel, 23 November 2018. "World leaders are called upon to transform the world by 2030 through a rigorous pursuit of the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), a universal
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Re-igniting Primary Health Care: The Role of ACHAP
Yaoundé, 25 February to 1 March 2019. "In 1978, World Health Organization (WHO) collaborated with the World Council of Churches to formulate the Alma-Ata declaration , which affirmed Primary
Primary Health Care in West Bengal: People-Centred Health Governance
Kolkata, 7-9 February 2019. "WBVHA and Memisa would like to invite you to the conference 'Primary Health Care in West Bengal: People-Centred Health Governance – A fifteen years’ experience
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