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Ageing Societies and Health
A themed issue of the Bulletin of Medicus Mundi Switzerland - with contributions in English, German and French.
Tax, the extractives industry and health in Sierra Leone
Health Poverty Action has launched a report highlighting how making extractive companies in Sierra Leone pay more tax could provide vital support to the ...
Family planning as part of political campaigns
After almost 40 years of silence population control seems to be back in the debate of global development policy. Shaped by population theories ...
Health Cooperation: Its relevance, legitimacy and effectiveness as a contribution to achieving universal access to health. MMI discussion paper
This paper on health cooperation and its relevance, legitimacy and effectiveness was discussed at the MMI workshop “ Health cooperation beyond aid ...
Applying Human Rights to Sexual and Reproductive Health - a Reality for All?
"Sexual and reproductive health is a fundamental human right. At this year’s MMS/aidsfocus.ch conference we addressed the issues of human rights to ...
HIV Test and Treat: Are the 90-90-90 targets set for 2020 within reach?
Bern, 10 May 2017. "Get Tested! Know your HIV Status! Slogans we hear a lot from the ambitious treatment target “90-90-90” introduced by ...
How to Best Apply a Human Rights-based Approach to Sexual and Reproductive Health
Berne, 22 November 2016 / 25 January 2017. "In recent years we have seen a renewed global commitment to a human rights-based approach to development and, ...
10 years after the Doha Declaration: The future agenda at the interface of global public health and IP - an outlook on the next ten years
Geneva, 23 November 2011. To mark the tenth anniversary of the Doha Declaration on the TRIPS Agreement and Public Health, this two-day symposium took stock ...
In this newsletter you will read about Alphonsine...
"I have a nursing background and started working with Health Poverty Action in 2014. I work with 27 Mother Daughter Clubs from remote and hard to ...
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 ...
Symposium and MMI Network meeting
Basel, 5-6 November 2014. This year's MMI Network meeting was hosted by Medicus Mundi Switzerland (MMS) and linked with the 14th annual Swiss Health ...
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 ...
Civil Society call for action on universal health coverage
Healthcare around the World is unaffordable for millions of people. However, states are responsible for delivering universal access to health systems ...
ATM access: pharmaceutical market updates on essential medicines
ATM access is an online platform supported by i⁺solutions that provides access to pharmaceutical market information on HIV/Aids, TB and Malaria and ...
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 ...
Access to quality medicines: priority needs, priority actions for today and tomorrow
Addis Ababa, 21-23 March 2012. The biennial Forum and General meeting of the Ecumenical Pharmaceutical Network (EPN) is an opportunity for EPN members to ...
Promoting access to health in fragile contexts: What role for international cooperation?
Geneva, 28 May 2016. The Network Medicus Mundi Switzerland in cooperation with the Swiss Red Cross (a member of MMS) and Cordaid organized a public ...
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 ...
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 ...
Universal health coverage and global health beyond 2015
Basel, 6 November 2013. How can global health policy be structured to ensure that even the poorest people in developing countries have access to health ...
A future without AIDS - Realising a vision
Bern, 11 April 2013. A world without AIDS is feasible. This conviction is shared by many people and NGOs in the Global North, South and East as well as ...
Applying Human Rights to Sexual and Reproductive Health - A reality for all?
Bern, 4 May 2016. Sexual and Reproductive Health is a fundamental human right. There is a renewed push for sexual and reproductive health and rights due 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 ...
Healthcare in the Development Agenda post 2015
A declaration by Medicus Mundi Spain approved at their Jubilee Assembly in June 2013. The proposal of Medicus Mundi Spain: Universal, Global and Public ...
Cordaid receives nearly 30 million to continue work on SRHR
Cordaid, leading a consortium of specialized agencies, has won a tender bid from the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs to further develop ...
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), ...
Alma Ata takes its revenge
"Thailand and Brazil, countries with deeply different traditions and cultures, have both opted to invest in primary care to guarantee all citizens the right ...
Resilience: Fit for Disaster
“Sustainable development”, at least, was driven by the idea to actively and politically shape the world. Conversely, the concept of resilience is only about ...
Health for development
Farmacèutics Mundi and Medicus Mundi Catalunya are carrying out the awareness-raising campaign called “Health for development”. Its goal is to inform ...
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 ...