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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 ...
Aid in reverse - compensation for health worker migration
Exploring the phenomena whereby rich countries have actively recruited health workers from the Global South, causing a catastrophic shortage of ...
The Dutch Human Resources for Health Alliance - an example to follow?
Wemos | "Last year, on World Health Day, a number of Dutch organisations organised an event on the topic of the global Human Resources for Health (HRH) ...
WHO Code of Practice on the International Recruitment of Health Personnel: If adopted, ensuring impact?
Geneva, 18 May 2010, Side event to the World Health Assembly. "This event explores the role of various stakeholders in promoting and monitoring compliance ...
Chances for Change – Dutch measures to improve the global distribution of health personnel
The Dutch Alliance for Human Resources for Health is concerned about the global maldistribution of human resources for health (HRH), which particularly ...
Mapping pharmaceutical human resources in church health services
Medicines are essential tools for the treatment, prophylaxis or diagnosis in medicine. To handle medicines adequately pharmaceutical professionals are ...
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 ...
Until every church health facility has qualified pharmaceutical staff
Here is the reality: The lack of trained pharmaceutical personnel in the church health sector has been an ongoing problem. Many Church Health ...
Addressing Non-Communicable Diseases by investing in health workers
"With this letter, we also want to highlight the crucial role that health workers have in the prevention and control of NCDs and the need to set ...
Quest for Quality. Private not-for profit health institutions address the human resources crises
20th May 2009, technical meeting organised by Medicus Mundi International and Cordaid as a side event to the 62nd World Health Assembly.
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 ...
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 ...
Second Global Forum on Human Resources for Health
Bangkok, Thailand, 25-29 January, 2011. At the second global forum on human resources for health the Global Health Workforce Alliance (GHWA) presented ...
WHO Global Code of Practice on the International Recruitment of Health Personnel: Stoking up the fire for Code implementation
Geneva, 22 May 2013, Civil Society side event to the 66th World Health Assembly
Do not resolve the Swiss health personal crisis at the expense of the poorest
Basel, 16 January 2012. Together with a broad coalition the Network Medicus Mundi Switzerland launched today a manifesto that addresses the worldwide need ...
The Health Worker Crisis - an analysis of the issues and main international responses
The report "The Health Worker Crisis - an analysis of the issues and main international responses" produced by Health Poverty Action gives an overview ...
Caring for carers - a relevant concern? Globally sustainable and fair personnel policies for the Dutch health care sector
Globally sustainable and fair personnel policies for the Dutch health care sector: What does it mean in practice? The Netherlands-based organisation ...
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), ...
A new midwifery school in Bo district, Sierra Leone
Due to the high demand for trained midwives in Sierra Leone, action medeor and the local partner organization Caritas Bo, in close consultation ...
"We have been doing this work for so many years and we are still called volunteers"
South Africa is celebrated for its ARV roll out programme – the biggest worldwide – which brought down AIDS related death rates, but without the ...
Migration of Healthcare Professionals: An Opportunity for Shared Development
This report sets out the lessons learned from the European action Migration of Healthcare Professionals: An Opportunity for Shared Development ...
Responsible governance for improved human resources for health: making the right choices
Amsterdam, 15-16 March 2010. Human resources for health (HRH) are a vital component of any health system and are central to attaining the health-related ...
MMI Network joins Global Health Workforce Alliance
We are delighted to learn that our membership application to the Global Health Workforce Alliance has been accepted. As a member of the Alliance, the ...
Thank you migrant health workers
HPA, 20 February 2017. "From delivering babies to performing surgery, migrant health workers are at the heart of our NHS. Over 36% of doctors in the UK ...
Employers and employees in Health Care: We too advocate fair health worker policy
" Wemos and the European Public Service Union (EPSU) are collaborating to draw the  principles of ethical recruitment of migrant health workers ...
Annual report 2011 of Smile Train Italia: A year of Smiles
In 2011 Smile Train Italia and its volunteers have succeeded to give back new smiles to more than 1,650 babies affected with facial malformations, giving ...
Essentials of Pharmacy Practice Course
“She is now very competent and assists patients in the dispensary. She is able to carry out her responsibilities with confidence.” This is a ...
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 ...
Global Health Cafés
Together with the media platform ViceVersa and other civil society organizations, Wemos started in 2017 a cycle of public venues with the aim to ...
Exploring the migration-development nexus. Global health aspects of the implementation of the WHO Code Of Practice
Brussels, 9 December 2015. "We would like to invite you to a debate on policy coherence for development in the context of the implementation of the WHO ...