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Integrating antiretroviral treatment into primary health care: Exploring a diagonal approach
Programmes aimed at fighting single diseases have helped many, but they have also weakened public health systems. This does not have to be the case. ...
Is "Value for Money" the best Approach for Improving Weak Health Systems?
Basel, 9 April 2014. The aid community now systematically refers to the “Value for Money” (VfM) concept in relation to health programmes. Still, the ...
Personalized Medicine - The Public Health Perspective
Basel, 11-12 December 2014. "Progress over recent decades in various fields of –omics, systems biology and bioinformatics provides unprecedented ...
The risk of birth
Due to the shortage of funds, developing countries are often forced to decide whether to invest into the training of medical midwives or the instruction ...
Growing demand for training in results based financing
For the past decade Cordaid has continuously been seeking to improve public service delivery through results based financing. In both ...
Making Health Interventions Work: From validation to application
The 13th Symposium of the Swiss Tropical Institute held on 17th April 2009 focused on the development of health interventions and their translation in to ...
Questions and answers on Universal Health Coverage …and some more comments and open questions. MMI discussion paper
Basel, 13 August 2013. Like many other actors in global health, the Medicus Mundi International Network (MMI) is overwhelmed by the attention given to the ...
A shelf matters!
Lokang Peter Dario is Pharmaceutical Assistant at Omeo Dispensary in Eastern Equatoria, South Sudan. When he was entering the small pharmacy of ...
Great Achievements for CUAMM in Tanzania
Padova, 14 September 2017. "From the 6th to the 8th of September an important meeting about Nutrition took place in Dodoma, Tanzania. This event was defined ...
SRC Concept Nutrition
"Is malnutrition an issue in your project area? The International Cooperation management of SRC has approved a concept document on how we can strengthen ...
Quest for quality. Interventions to Improve Human Resources for Health among Faith-Based Organisations
Quest for Quality: The report. In order to deal more effectively with the current HRH crisis, Cordaid and its partners realised that it is critical ...
Lighting up St. Paul hospital in Kashikishi
The story repeats itself frequently: In a remote place in Africa there is a poor hospital, the hospital has helpers, helpers install hardware, ...
Implementing standard operating procedures, guidelines and standards
The 2013 edition of EPN 's Pharmalink is now available online. To read about how implementing standard operating procedures, guidelines and standards ...
Treasure memories. A toolkit for solution focused memory work
Memory work helps people living with the HI virus or whose relatives are HIV-positive or have AIDS to confront and cope effectively with their personal ...
German Foreign Minister visited headquarters and warehouse of action medeor
Tönisvorst, 7 September 2017.Last Friday, the German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel visited our headquarters and warehouse. The conversation focused on ...
integrated people-centred health services: New resources
"This growing repository holds WHO documents, scientific publications, implementation reports, toolkits, multimedia and other resources with information ...
Health care approach successful in Congo Brazaville
In Congo Brazzaville, Cordaid and Memisa Belgium introduced performance-based financing (PBF) in health care in 2012. They did so at the request of ...
Training doctors in Africa: "What are Italian students doing down there?"
Since 2005, almost 200 Italian medical students decided to take a step outside of their usual habits and traditional curriculum to go see firsthand ...
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 ...
A year of unexpected smiles
In 2010, thanks to the organization of successful surgical missions and scientifical workshops, Smile Train Italy developed a great position on ...
Faith-inspired health care providers in Africa: targeting the poor?
Faith-inspired institutions (FIIs) state as their mission the aim to provide quality health services to all, and in particular to serve the poor or the ...
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 ...
Health System Strengthening: Role of incentives?
Basel, 27-28 November 2008. In the past year there has been a rapid increase in interest and application of cash transfers and other incentives intended ...
Fight against malnutrition: Key to health in developing countries
Basel, 9 November 2010. The developing countries are faced with a crisis on two fronts: food prices skyrocketed in 2007/2008 and the food situation has ...