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2011

Ecumenical Pharmaceutical Network: 30 years of strengthening pharmaceutical services
In 1981 the World Council of Churches started, within its Christian Medical Commission, a programme to address pharmaceutical issues in Church Health Systems. This programme evolved over the years
In memoriam Piet Sleijffers
Only recently we were informed that the ex-secretary of Medicus Mundi International Piet Sleijffers passed away last year. Piet Sleijffers started his work in 1966 building up the office of
MMI Network News, March 2011
WHO reform (editorial by Thomas Schwarz); Network news, events, resources; In memoriam Piet Sleiffers; International health policy and practice: MMI updates. MMI Network News, March 2011
Set of MMI Network programs confirmed
Based on the MMI Network Strategy 2011-15, an initial set of Network programs was confirmed by the Board of the Medicus Mundi International Network in March 2011: Human resources for health:
MMI Network News, April 2011
Health system strengthening is key for progress in malaria control (editorial); MMI Network: News, events and resources; Global health policy: MMI updates MMI Network News
WHO reform: construction work ahead!
The World Health Assembly is discussing these days the WHO Secretariat's report on WHO reforms , published only a week before the opening of the Assembly. The title of the report is
Time to untie the knots - The WHO reform and the need for democratizing global health
"As representatives of organisations working on campaigns for health and social justice, of academia, governments and multilateral institutions, we gathered in New Delhi from 2nd to 4th May 2011,
Noncommunicable Diseases - joint statement by MMI and PHM at World Health Assembly
Thank you, Chair, for the opportunity to address the Assembly on behalf of Medicus Mundi International and the People's Health Movement. The NCDs (= Noncommunicable Diseases) initiative is too
MMI Network News, June 2011
Time to untie the knots (instead of an editorial); MMI Network news, events and resources; MMI at the 64th World Health Assembly - global health governance and human resources for health;
WHO reform: members only (?)
The WHO reform process that started at the WHO Executive Board meeting in January 2011 and was discussed during the 64th World Health Assembly is under way. The reform process was proposed by
Get involved in global health
The MMI blog. "Why should NGOs dealing with international health cooperation get involved in global health, in high politics, debates on issues such as the reform of the World Health
Wemos selected to host the secretariat of the Health Workforce Advocacy Initiative
The MMI Network member Wemos was selected by the Global Health Workforce Alliance to host the secretariat of the Health Workforce Advocacy Initiative : see message below. Congratulations to
MMI Network News, July 2011
Contents: As simple as possible, but not simpler (editorial); MMI Network news, events and resources; International health policy: MMI updates. Network News, July 2011
High honors for Francesco Castelli
The president of Medicus Mundi Italy , Francesco Castelli, was recently awarded with the highest order of the Italian Republic, the "Cavaliere dell'Ordine al merito della Repubblica Italiana".
MMI Network News, August 2011
Update on WHO reform (Editorial); Network meeting and Network events; MMI Network News; Thematic guides on the MMI ePlatform; Global health policy: MMI updates MMI Network News, August 2011
Memisa and i+solutions: Welcome to two strong new Network members
MMI Secretariat | At the extraordinary general assembly of the Medicus Mundi International Network in Brescia, 27 October 2011, Memisa , Belgium, and i+solutions , the Netherlands, were accepted
MMI Network News, September 2011
Health – a human right! (editorial); Mother and Child health - before and after 2015, second announcement of MMI Network meeting in Brescia, Italy, 28 October 2011; MMI Network: News, events and
Protecting the Right to Health through action on the Social Determinants of Health. "Alternative Rio declaration", 18 October 2011
"Urgently required actions by member states and WHO on the key areas: Implement equity-based social protection systems and maintain and develop effective publicly provided and publicly
MMI Network News, October 2011
Social determinants of health - redistribution, regulation and rights (editorial); MMI Network: News, Events and Resources; International Health Policy: MMI Updates MMI Network News, October
Reform process might undermine WHO's constitutional mandate and its core functions. Our statements at the Special Session of the WHO Executive Board on WHO reform, November 2011
The report by the Director General “ WHO Reforms for a healthy future ”, released by the Secretariat of the World Health Organization on 15th October 2011, was the guiding document for a special
What next after the Millennium Development Goals? "Beyond 2015" letter to the UN Secretary General
Directors of 64 organisations (36 Southern and 28 Northern) from 33 countries, among them the Medicus Mundi International Network, sent a letter on behalf of the Beyond 2015 campaign to the UN
MMI Network News, November 2011
Human Rights: Breaking the Silence of Powerlessness (instead of an editorial); MMI Network: News, Events and Resources; International Health Policy: MMI Updates MMI Network News, November 2011
MMI Network News, December 2011
A private story in a public space? (editorial); MMI Network: News, events and resources; International health policy: MMI updates MMI Network News, December 2011
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