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MMI Network News, November 2016

Travelling with two business cards (Editorial); MMI Network: Events, news, papers and resources; Health systems and health cooperation: MMI updates; Global health governance and policy: MMI ... »Read more

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MMI Network News, October 2016

Back from Berlin, reflecting about paradigm shifts… (Editorial); MMI Network: Events, news, papers and resources; Health systems and health cooperation: MMI updates; Global health governance and ... »Read more

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networking and cooperation
HealthNet TPO

Transformation of HealthNet

HealthNet, October 2016. " HealthNet has embarked on a transformational journey for accelerated growth to be able to improve the delivery of her mission by providing services to a large group ... »Read more

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diseases control
Doctors with Africa

Aspen Award 2016: Ebola Research

DWA Cuamm, October 2016. "The prestigious Aspen Award 2016 was conferred on to the Fondazione Bruno Kessler in Trento for a study on the Ebola virus. Researcher Stefano Merler said, “The ... »Read more

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global health policy
Network: MMI

Geneva Global Health Hub: "We are building a strong civil society space in Geneva for more democratic global health"

Geneva/Basel, 5 October 2016. The project of a Geneva Global Health Hub (G2H2) has been launched in a civil society side event to the 69th World Health Assembly in May 2016, after more than a ... »Read more

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MMI Network News, August 2016

MMI Network: Events, papers and resources; MMI Network members: Annual Reports; Health systems and health cooperation: MMI updates; Global health governance and policy: MMI updates. MMI ... »Read more

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MMI Network News, June 2016

WHO adopted a "Framework of engagement with non-State actors". Guest editorial by Auriane Guilbaud. MMI Network: News, events, papers and reports; MMI updates: Health systems and health ... »Read more

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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

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close-to-client care
MM Spain

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

In a ceremony at the 69th World Health Assembly, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has awarded the Sasakawa Health Prize 2016 to Medicus Mundi Spain (FAMME) for its project entitled “The ... »Read more

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MMI Network News, April 2016

Towards more effective health cooperation (editorial); MMI Network events; MMI Network news, positions and resources; Global health policy, health cooperation, health systems: MMI updates ... »Read more

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diseases control
Doctors with Africa

World TB Day 2016: Cuamm in the front line in the fight against TB, responds to WHO’s appeal

On occasion of World TB Day on 24 March 2016, the World Health Organization (WHO) has called on countries and partners to “unite to end tuberculosis”. Doctors with Africa Cuamm gladly ... »Read more

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MMI Network News, 22 January 2016

Health workforce 2030: a transformative agenda? (editorial); MMI Network: Events, news, papers, projects, resources; Global health policy, health cooperation, health systems: MMI updates MMI ... »Read more

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MMI Network News, 23 December 2015

HRH and NCDs - two fields of MMI engagement and cooperation (editorial); MMI Network events; MMI Network news, papers and resources; Global health policy, health cooperation, health systems: MMI ... »Read more

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Doctors with Africa

DWA CUAMM: Remembering Don Luigi Mazzucato

On 6th November 2015 Doctors with Africa CUAMM announced the death of Don Luigi Mazzucato, director of CUAMM from 1955 to 2008, and an old and true friend of Medicus Mundi International:  ... »Read more

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MMI Network News, 24 November 2015

Thinking about the SDGs – to be followed by the doing! (editorial); MMI Network: News, events, papers and resources; MMI Network: Who works where? (projects and partnerships); Global health ... »Read more

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MMI Network News: Beyond resilience

Beyond resilience (editorial); MMI Network: Events and resources; Global health policy, health cooperation, health systems: MMI updates MMI Network News, September 2015 MMI ... »Read more

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MMI Network News, July 2015

The heat is on (editorial); MMI Network: Events and resources; Global health policy, health cooperation, health systems: MMI updates MMI Network News, July 2015 MMI Network News: ... »Read more

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MMI Network News, June 2015

World Health Assembly - a mixed bag of progress and reforms (guest editorial); MMI Network: Events and resources; International Health Policy: MMI Updates MMI Network News, June 2015 ... »Read more

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MMI Network News, 29 April 2015

A luta continua! (editorial); MMI Network - annual report and members’ short stories; MMI Annual Assembly and WHA side event in Geneva; International Health Policy: (no) MMI Updates MMI ... »Read more

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MMI Network News, 27 March 2015

A social contract for global health investments in times of resilience (editorial); MMI Network: Events, news, resources; MMI General Assembly and workshop in Geneva, 23 May 2015; International ... »Read more

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MMI Network News, February 2015

Lobbying at the WHO Executive Board meeting (editorial); MMI Network: News, events and resources; International Health Policy: MMI Updates. MMI Network News: February 2015 MMI ... »Read more

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MMI Network News, January 2015

2015 and beyond: invest in a strong health workforce! Guest editorial by James Campbell; MMI Network: News, events and resources; International Health Policy: MMI Updates. MMI Network News: ... »Read more

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MMI Network News, November 2014

A united civil society before a divided global nutrition landscape (editorial); MMI Network members; MMI Network: Events, news, resources; International Health Policy: MMI Updates ... »Read more

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diseases control
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MMI joins the WHO Global Coordination Mechanism on the prevention and control of NCDs (GCM/NCD)

In September 2011, Heads of State and Government adopted the Political Declaration of the High-level Meeting of the General Assembly on the Prevention and Control of NCDs and committed ... »Read more

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MMI Network News, October 2014

"...in international health cooperation" (editorial); MMI Network members; MMI Network: Events, news, resources; International Health Policy: MMI Updates MMI Network News: ... »Read more

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MMI Network News, 24 September 2014

Evidence based change (editorial); MMI Network members; MMI Network: Events, news, resources; International Health Policy: MMI Updates MMI Network News: September 2014 MMI ... »Read more

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MMI Network News, August 2014

Ebola news - stay tuned (editorial); Ebola voices; Ebola response: MMI Network members; MMI Network Events; International Health Policy: MMI Updates   MMI Network News, August 2014 ... »Read more

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MMI Network News, July 2014

Proposed SDGs - a disappointment (editorial); MMI Network: Events, news and resources; International Health Policy: MMI Updates MMI Network News, July 2014 ... »Read more

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MM Spain

European Call to Action: A health worker for everyone, everywhere!

The world is 7.2 million health workers short. This seriously threatens the health of people worldwide. Especially middle and low income countries are severely affected. The partners in the ... »Read more

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MMI Network News, June 2014

What are our governments doing to protect public health in trade and investment negotiations? (editorial); MMI Network: News, events and resources; International Health Policy: MMI Updates MMI ... »Read more

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Network Health for All

Since the revision of the MMI statutes, our official name is now “Medicus Mundi International. Network Health for All”. The Network promotes access to health and health care as a fundamental human ... »Read more

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MMI Network News, May 2014

The World Health Organization and multi-stakeholder governance. To be or not to be? (editorial); MMI Network: Geneva events; International Health Policy: MMI Updates. > MMI Network News, ... »Read more

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human resources
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HW4All online collaboration platform launched

Amsterdam/Basel, 10 March 2014. The project «Health workers for all and all for health workers» that includes several MMI Network members as well as the MMI secretariat launched today its online ... »Read more

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MMI Network News, March 2014

Health workers for all - a global problem (editorial); MMI Network Events 2014 (what we know so far...); International health and global health policy: MMI updates   MMI Network News, ... »Read more

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MMI Network News, January 2014

Editorial: Who’s afraid of NCDs? MMI Network: Events, news and resources. International health and global health policy: MMI updates MMI Network News, January 2014 ... »Read more

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governance, leadership, accountability
Cordaid

Openness in development aid reaches new level

The Hague, 17 January 2014. The Dutch member of the MMI Network Cordaid has put all her project data online and brought openness in development aid to a new level. "Worldwide, 213 ... »Read more

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MMI Network News, December 2013

Editorial: Nothing to add (at this time). MMI Network: News and resources. International health and global health policy: MMI updates MMI Network News, December 2013 ... »Read more

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child health
Cordaid

2013 Cordaid Healthcare Award: the winner

The Dutch Lion Heart Foundation won the Cordaid Healthcare Award 2013. Cordaid awarded a prize of € 10.000 to the organization that showed outstanding implementation of innovative ... »Read more

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MMI Network News, November 2013

Instead of an editorial: Looking back to the HRH Forum. MMI Network: Events and resources. International health and global health policy: MMI updates MMI Network News, November 2013 ... »Read more

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MMI Network News October 2013

Why health insurance schemes in low- and middle-income countries are leaving the poor behind (guest editorial); MMI Network meeting in Brussels; MMI Network events, news, and resources; ... »Read more

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global health policy
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MMI Network News, September 2013

Editorial: Dealing with complexity can be rather complicated: MMI Network: Events, news, resources; International Health Policy: MMI Updates. MMI Network News, September 2013 ... »Read more

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MMI Network News, August 2013

The 2013 World Health Report: Several missed opportunities, one imminent danger (guest editorial); MMI Network: Events, news, and resources; International Health Policy: MMI Updates. MMI ... »Read more

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global health policy
Network: MMI

Global Health Watch 4: Call for case stories

The Global Health Watch (GHW) is an alternative World Health Report that incorporates the voices of marginalized people and civil society into discussions around social justice and global health. ... »Read more

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MMI Network News, June 2013

WHO Global Code of Practice - lost in translation? (editorial); MMI Network: News and resources; International Health Policy: MMI Updates MMI Network News, June 2013 ... »Read more

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global health policy
Network: MMI

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 ... »Read more

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MMI Network News, May 2013

Global health democracy (starts at home); MMI Network events 2013: Act now to get involved! MMI Network: News and resources; International Health Policy: MMI Updates MMI Network News, May 2013 ... »Read more

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MMI Network News, April 2013

Editorial: One Million Community Health Workers until 2015 (this is NOT a satire); MMI Network: Events, news and resources; International Health Policy: MMI updates MMI Network News, ... »Read more

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MMI Network News, 26 February 2013

The political context of Universal Health Coverage (editorial); MMI Network: Events, news and resources; International Health Policy: MMI updates MMI Network News, 26 February 2013 ... »Read more

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MMI Network News, January 2013

The post-2015 development agenda - what good is it for health equity? (instead of an editorial); MMI Network: Events, news and resources; International Health Policy: MMI updates MMI Network ... »Read more

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È Africa - Contest and masterclass addressed to young European artists

"Tell us a story, about a faraway place, where the earth is red and the horizon seems endless. The story begins here, in a little hospital in the Tanzanian district of Iringa. Even the hustle and ... »Read more

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EPN

EPN's new Executive Director: Rev. Baraka Kabudi

On 1 st January 2013, the board of the Ecumenical Pharmaceutical Network (EPN) appointed Rev. Baraka Kabudi as the new Executive Director of EPN. Donna Kusemererwa will be leaving the EPN ... »Read more

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Emergenza Sorrisi

A "new" Network member:

From 1 January, 2013 Smile Train Italia N.P.O. has changed its association's name becoming Emergenza Sorrisi - Doctors for Smiling Children. Have a look at the organization's new presentation in ... »Read more

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child health
Cordaid

2012 Cordaid HIV and AIDS award: and the winner is...

Cordaid and Review Partners congratulate the Youth Empowering Initiative (YEI) for winning the 2012 Cordaid HIV and AIDS Award The Hague, December 2012. Over the past four years Cordaid has ... »Read more

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MMI Network News, December 2012

Different understandings of global health (editorial); MMI Network: News and events; International Health Policy: MMI updates MMI Network News, December 2012 ... »Read more

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MMI Network News, November 2012

Well-being for everyone. From selective development to an inclusive post-2015 agenda (editorial); MMI Network: News and events; International Health Policy: MMI updates. MMI Network ... »Read more

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In memoriam Hélène Besson (1932-2012)

Hélène Besson was an active member of Medicus Mundi France in Paris. During the eighties she regularly attended the General Assemblies of Medicus Mundi International, and in 1982 she was chosen as ... »Read more

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MMI Network News, October 2012

Health system strengthening and conflict transformation (editorial); MMI Network: Events, news, debates and resources; International Health Policy: MMI Updates MMI Network News, October 2012 ... »Read more

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medico international

Medico international, CWGH and Health Poverty Action joined the Medicus Mundi International Network

Amsterdam, 10 October 2012. At the Extraordinary Assembly of the Medicus Mundi International Network, Medico international , the Community Working Group on Health (CWGH) and Health Poverty ... »Read more

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MMI Network News, September 2012

Health and Conflict Transformation (Editorial); MMI Network events, Amsterdam, October 2012; MMI Network: News, events, resources; International Health Policy: MMI updates MMI Network News, ... »Read more

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global health policy
Network: MMI

Action towards achieving a sustainable health workforce and strengthening health systems

Basel/Amsterdam, September 2012. Representing the Medicus Mundi International Network, Remco van de Pas, Wemos , participated as an invited speaker in a technical discussion on implementing the ... »Read more

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MMI Network News August 2012

Health beyond 2015 (editorial); MMI Network news, events and resources: sharing knowhow and joining forces towards Health for All; International health policy: MMI updates MMI Network News, ... »Read more

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child health
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MMI Network joins Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health

Basel, 3 July 2012. The Medicus Mundi International Network becomes a member of the Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health (PMNCH), a WHO led global health partnership that "joins ... »Read more

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ACHAP attains status of an international faith based NGO with mandate in Africa

Nairobi, May 2012. The Africa Christian Health Associations’ Platform (ACHAP) has yet again achieved another organizational development milestone by attaining the status of an international faith ... »Read more

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MMI Network News June 2012

"Universal coverage is the ultimate expression of fairness" (editorial); MMI Network news: Sharing knowhow and joining forces towards Health for All; Global Health: MMI updates MMI Network ... »Read more

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HealthNet TPO

Welcome to HealthNet TPO

The Annual General Assembly of the Medicus Mundi International Network in Geneva, on 25 May 2012, admitted HealthNet TPO as a new Network member. Welcome! Meeting participants were mainly ... »Read more

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MMI Network News, May 2012

Rights related to maternal health - action required (editorial); MMI Annual Report 2011 - Members first! MMI Network news: Sharing knowhow and joining forces towards Health for All; Global health: ... »Read more

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MMI Network News, April 2012

We all are family, aren't we? (editorial); Medicus Mundi International Network: Events 2012; MMI Network: News and resources; International Health Policy: MMI updates MMI Network News, April ... »Read more

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global health policy
Network: MMI

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 ... »Read more

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human resources
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MMI Network News, February 2012

Advocacy for health workforce issues (editorial); MMI Network: events and resources; Global health: MMI updates MMI Network News, February 2012 ... »Read more

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Redemptoris Missio

Twentieth anniversary of Medicus Mundi Poland, 1992-2012

In order to celebrate its 20th anniversary, Medicus Mundi Poland , the Foundation Redemptors Missio, published a short video clip. Anniversary events will be announced later on. Congratulations ... »Read more

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MMI Network News, January 2012

WHO, its reform and its relevance (editorial); Network events; Network news and resources; International Health Policy: MMI updates MMI Network News, January 2012 ... »Read more

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global health policy
Network: MMI

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 ... »Read more

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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 ... »Read more

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global health policy
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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 ... »Read more

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i+solutions

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 ... »Read more

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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 ... »Read more

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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 ... »Read more

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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 ... »Read more

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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 ... »Read more

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MM Italy

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". ... »Read more

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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 ... »Read more

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human resources
Wemos

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 ... »Read more

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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; ... »Read more

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diseases control
Network: MMI

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 ... »Read more

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global health policy
Network: MMI

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 ... »Read more

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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 ... »Read more

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global health policy
Network: MMI

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: ... »Read more

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global health policy
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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 ... »Read more

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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 ... »Read more

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child health
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MMI Network News: January 2011

New emphasis on maternal, newborn and child health: more than just another example of international rhetoric! (editorial by Giovanni Putoto, Doctors with Africa CUAMM); MMI Network: news, ... »Read more

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MMI Network News: December 2010

Noncommunicable diseases: Let us get involved! (editorial by Bettina Schwethelm, Medicus Mundi Switzerland); Debate: Getting involved in NCD?; Thematic focus: Noncommunicable diseases; MMI ... »Read more

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MMI Network News: November 2010

Universal health coverage and its caveats (editorial by Remco van de Pas, Wemos); MMI Network news, events and resources; feedback to last MMI Network News; International health policy: MMI ... »Read more

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MMI Network News: October 2010

NGOs contribute to health systems strengthening - a matter of course, isn’t it? (editorial); MMI Network: Events, news and resources; International health policy: MMI updates. MMI ePlatform ... »Read more

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research
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MMI Network News September 2010

Are NGOs an interesting partner for research institutions? (editorial); MMI Network events; MMI Network news and resources; International Health Policy: MMI Updates MMI ePlatform ... »Read more

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MMI Network News August 2010

MMI Network news, events and resources; International health policy: MMI updates. ... »Read more

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MMI Network News: July 2010

Everybody’s business (Editorial); MMI Network news, events and resources; International health policy: MMI updates. ... »Read more

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MMI Network News: June 2010

WHO Code of Practice: let us regard the glass as half full (Editorial). MMI Network: reports from Geneva, May 2010. MMI Network news and resources: stand by until July... ... »Read more

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global health policy
Network: MMI

Code of Practice on international recruitment of health personnel adopted by World Health Assembly

Geneva, 20 May 2010. In only the second time in its history, the United Nations’ World Health Assembly voted tonight in Geneva at 8 pm to adopt a voluntary code directing nations to employ more ... »Read more

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MMI Network News, May 2010

Learning from the baby milk code (editorial); Geneva events, May 2010; Network news and resources added to the MMI electronic platform; International Health Policy: MMI updates. ... »Read more

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MMI Network News April 2010

City facts (editorial); MMI Network events; Network news and resources added to the MMI electronic platform; International health policy - MMI updates ... »Read more

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