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Medicus Mundi International – Network Health for All (MMI) is a network of organizations working in the field of international health cooperation and global health. Latest additions to our electronic platform:

News
Network: MMI

MMI Network News, May 2016

Nick Lorenz: "The best is still to come"; MMI Network: Assembly and members’ events; MMI Network: Annual report and members’ "short stories" MMI Network News, May 2016 MMI ... »Read more

News
close-to-client care
MM Spain

Medicus Mundi Spain is awarded the WHO Sasakawa Health Prize for its work in the transformation of public health systems

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has awarded the Sasakawa Health Prize 2016 to Medicus Mundi Spain (FAMME) for its project entitled “The Transformation of Public Health Systems Based on ... »Read more

Event
Network: MMI

General Assembly of the MMI Network

Geneva, 28 May 2016. The General Assembly of the MMI Network will take place in week of the 69th World Health Assembly (WHA), on Saturday morning, 28 May 2016, at the ICRC Museum in ... »Read more

Event
emergencies
MM Switzerland

Promoting access to health in fragile contexts: What role for international cooperation?

Geneva, 28 May 2016, 12.30-14.30 hrs (sandwich lunch at 11:30 hrs), at the Museum of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Avenue de la Paix 17, Geneva, just next to the Palais des Nations (venue of ... »Read more

Conference Report
Doctors with Africa

Pope Francis received CUAMM: health is not a consumer good, but rather a universal right

"On Saturday, 7 May, in the Vatican’s Paul VI audience hall in Rome, Doctors with Africa CUAMM met with Pope Francis in a special papal audience. Joining us were more than 9,000 people ... »Read more

Conference Report
governance, leadership, accountability
Network: MMI

International health cooperation and Health Systems Strengthening. "Federal Café" debate at the Geneva Health Forum 2016

Geneva, 21 April 2016, 12.30-14.00 hrs. The  “Federal Café” debate at the Geneva Health Forum 2016 hosted by MMI and Medicus Mundi Switzerland shall provided an open space for an ... »Read more

Article
diseases control
Doctors with Africa

Let's unite to end Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis (TB) is one of the world’s most deadly infectious diseases, striking men, women and children alike. Medici con l’Africa CUAMM is working hard to do its part in combating ... »Read more

Article
close-to-client care
Health Poverty Action

Developing culturally appropriate health systems – key principles

Health Poverty Action has 30 years of experience in working to improve the health of marginalised groups. We consistently find that cultural barriers provide a fundamental obstruction to ... »Read more

Article
equal access
Doctors with Africa

Health for all: The Walk

How long does it take for a pregnant woman to reach a clinic? In the “most boring film” THE WALK, a Cordaid film team joined Chanceline who lives in a remote rural area of ... »Read more

Article
maternal health
Memisa

Giving birth is not a game

In October 2015, Memisa launched the online videogame “Giving Birth is not a game” to sensitize the Belgian public about the problem of maternal mortality worldwide, and especially in ... »Read more

Article
medicines and technology
EPN

Scratch-off labels on pharmaceutical packaging

Counterfeit drugs represent a major health risk for the public health and the individual patient. They lower the confidence in medicines, harm the manufacturers, the importers and the ... »Read more

Article
communities and users
action medeor

How to...: Reaching sustainability in a rural health centre in Chiapas, Mexico

Everyone who deals with this topic knows it: Ensuring financial sustainability of social services is very hard work. Especially health services are nearly never fully financially ... »Read more

Campaign/Advocacy
equal access
Network: MMI

UHC Day 2015: MMI take home messages

UHC Day 2015 was again an inspiring event. In addition to the simple promotional slogan along " UHC is right - smart - overdue ", there have been many substantial contributions to the dialogue on ... »Read more

Campaign/Advocacy
global health policy
Network: MMI

Defend the World Health Organization from corporate takeover

Civil Society Statement calling on delegates to the World Health Assembly to defend the integrity and independence of the World Health Organization. In a press conference several Civil Society ... »Read more

Reporting
Network: MMI

Annual Report 2015 of the MMI Network

MMI Network: Annual report This is the last annual report that refers to the MMI Network strategy 2011-15 and the three major programs developed by the Network within this framework: ... »Read more

Reporting
CWGH

Annual Report 2015 of CWGH

The annual report 2015 of the Zimbabwean Community Working Group on Health (CWGH) is available in English. Download PDF ... »Read more

Reporting
Health Poverty Action

Annual Review 2014-15 of Health Poverty Action

"Working to strengthen poor and marginalised people in their struggle for health" - The Annual Review 2014-15 of Health Poverty Action is available in English. ... »Read more

Reporting
Doctors with Africa

Annual Report 2014 of DWA Cuamm

The annual report 2014 of Doctors with Africa Cuamm is available in Italian and English. ... »Read more

Reporting
MM Spain

Annual Report 2014 of Medicus Mundi Spain

The annual report of the Federation of Medicus Mundi Spain is available in Spanish. ... »Read more

Project
Health Poverty Action

Myanmar: Reaching those with no other support

"One of the world’s least developed countries, Myanmar has a long history of conflict which has prevented the development of an integrated healthcare system, as well as other infrastructure. The ... »Read more

Project
equal access
Wemos

Health Systems Advocacy Partnership stands for mutual learning

"The Health Systems Advocacy Partnership was launched in Uganda during the project kickoff session in Kampala on 18 March 2016. The strategic partnership consists of Amref Flying Doctors, ... »Read more

Project
diseases control
Cordaid

Quick malaria response saves lives

On top of the continuing conflict, the vulnerable South Sudanese state of Upper Nile now also has to deal with a serious outbreak of malaria. Fortunately, the medical staff of ... »Read more

Project
equal access
Wemos

Partnership for affordable medicines and health workers in East Africa

On November 12 2015, Amref Health Africa, the African Centre for Global Health and Social Transformation (ACHEST), Health Action International (HAI), Wemos and the Dutch Ministry of ... »Read more

Project
HealthNet TPO

Women in War

"Millions of women are victim of violence in conflict areas. Rape is often used as a weapon to disrupt communities. Because of this, women lose their honour, their right to property and are ... »Read more

Project
diseases control
EPN

EPN members

"EPN counts 92 Anglophone and Francophone members (and still growing!) from over 30 countries, who are categorized as full members or associate members. Full members are organizations that are ... »Read more

Project
diseases control
Emergenza Sorrisi

Emergenza Sorrisi: Missions

The section "missioni" (in Italian only) of the website of this MMI Network member  provides an overview of upcoming and past surgical missions of Emergenza Sorrisi to assist children ... »Read more

Project
diseases control
Doctors with Africa

Diabetes and Hypertension: Better diagnosis among TB patients in Luanda

People with diabetes have a risk of developing tuberculosis (TB) 3 to 5 times higher than that of the general population. Moreover, diabetes can worsen the clinical course of TB and TB can ... »Read more

Resource/Tool
medicines and technology
action medeor

EURMED initiative for medical donations

"The EURMED initiative was founded in 2014 by action medeor , Banco Farmaceutico and International Health Partners. It aims to ensure the efficient and effective use of donated medicines and ... »Read more

Resource/Tool
diseases control
Network: MMI

Thematic guide: Ebola voices

Could we dream that Ebola is a wakeup call for strengthening of WHO and global health governance - can something useful emerge from tragedy? (Tweet by Ilona Kickbusch, 9 August 2014) ... »Read more

Resource/Tool
global health policy
Network: MMI

MMI global health updates on Twitter

Global health policy and governance, people-centred health systems, health cooperation: The updates by Medicus Mundi International are now followed by over 1000 interested Twitter users. Join in ... »Read more

Resource/Tool
research
Network: MMI

NGO Research Toolbox

This NGO Research Tool Box was developed by Nicole Moran as part of a Master Thesis in International Health at the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute and in coordination with the ... »Read more

Resource/Tool
medicines and technology
i+solutions

i+academy

In its i+academy, the Dutch MMI Network member i+solutions offers online courses on various topics related to Supply Chain Management (SCM) of medicines and medical supplies. Have a ... »Read more

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