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Mothers and children first: initial steps
Rome, 15 December 2012. DWA Cuamm will bring together stakeholders and institutional delegates from Uganda: Christine Ondoa, Minister of Health; Jane ...
Mothers on the Margins
"Every year between 230,000 and 398,000 women die before, during or just after childbirth. 99% of these women are in developing countries. These figures are ...
Creating perspectives for life: Mother and child health in developing countries
Basel, 6 November 2012. This year's Swiss Health Cooperation Symposium organized by the Network Medicus Mundi Switzerland focused on mother and child ...
Mother and child health - before and past 2015. MMI Network meeting and conference
Brescia, Italy, 27-28 October 2011. The Medicus Mundi International Network appreciated very much the kind invitation by Medicus Mundi Italy to hold its ...
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 ...
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, ...
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 ...
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 ...
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), ...
Mothers and children first: the results of the surveys on coverage, quality and equity of health services in Ethiopia, Tanzania, Uganda
Download the results of the surveys by DWA Cuamm on coverage, quality and equity of health services as PDF files: Ethiopia Tanzania Uganda ...
The Walk: Cordaid's contribution to UHC Day 2015
The most impressive contribution to Universal Health Coverage Day 2015 was produced by Cordaid with its "most boring" video "The Walk". Cordaid ...
Improving women’s and children’s health in Africa; FBOs' response towards attainment of MDG targets
Accra, 21-24 February 2011. The 5th Biennial Africa CHAs Conference was hosted by the Christian Health Association of Ghana (CHAG) in ...
Thematic guide: Maternal, Newborn and Child Health
"Our thematic guide to internet resources leads you beyond the limits of the Medicus Mundi International Network. Any important resources missing? Please ...
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 ...
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 ...
Bridging the gap between communities and formal health services
Despite the indicator of 90% of births attended by skilled health personnel under Millennium Development Goal 5 (to reduce maternal mortality by ...
Miriam's story
Like many other women from Burkina Faso, Miriam lives in Ivory Coast with her husband. Her family had emigrated there to find work. After some ...
Putting People at the Heart of Development. Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in the Post-2015 Era
Brussels, 28 November 2014, Be-cause health seminar. In 1994, 179 governments reached a remarkable consensus at the International Conference on ...
Health for all, but not for me
"We never met, yet we fight for the same cause. We shake hands in this blog post and speak with one voice. Against global inequality, exemplified by the ...
Beira: Researchers on a Neonatology Visit
"A delegation of Italian and Norwegian research workers recently visited Beira Central Hospital and sites where Doctors with Africa CUAMM is ...
Trump decision disastrous for women in Africa
Cordaid , 30 January 2017. Trump’s executive order to stop funding abortion services will negatively impact a whole range of family planning ...
Healthy adolescents - healthy societies
Taking care of adolescents is an investment in a healthy, sustainable future. Doctors with Africa CUAMM is working on this major issue that is ...
10th World Congress of Maternal and Neonatal Health
Rome, 18-20 December 2011. "Maternal and child health is a leading topic in the global agenda, and all the major stakeholders of the international community ...
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 ...
Mothers and children first
Padova, 5 November 2016. "We are all invited to renew our commitment to answer Pope Francis’s call – made during his special audience on May 7, 2016 – ...
Mothers and children first
Padua, Italy, 5 November 2011. "Last year, on 11th November Doctors with Africa Cuamm celebrated its 60th anniversary in the presence of the President of ...
Prima le mamme e i bambini
Mothers and children first. Mothers' access to safe childbirth and neonatal health free of charge. "We continue to work towards strengthening healthcare ...
Mothers and children first
Once upon a time there was Ayen, a 22-year-old woman who had been married for about two years. She had already had three pregnancies: the first had ...