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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Happy End for Zine
Zine is a little boy who came to Italy when he was only 7 months old. He lives in Iraq, born in a poor and humble family, which, as many other in ...
We called her Chantal...
We called her Chantal – her parents had not thought of a name yet, as they weren’t sure she would make it. In fact her twin brother already died a ...
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 ...
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 ...
Another year of smiles
In 2011 Smile Train Italia and its volunteers involved in humanitarian projects have succeeded in giving back a new smile to more than 1,650 children ...
ARV combination suspension for paediatric HIV/AIDS patients
Do not be scared if the following report smells “science”. The project we present is an excellent example of how a clinical problem typical for ...
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 ...
The Sweet Smile of Alexandra
In October 2012 Emergenza Sorrisi – Doctors for Smiling Children N.G.O. and N.P.O. (formerly Smile Train Italia) has completed a humanitarian ...
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 ...
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 ...
How to address the shortages of children's medicines
A significant proportion of the health care resources at any level is spent on medicines and health supplies. Unfortunately in spite of this, ...
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 ...
Reaffirm commitment to the well-being of all children and to their right to survival and development
"Ten years ago, the United Nations General Assembly passed the landmark resolution to build 'A World Fit for Children.' That historic act has helped to save ...
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 ...
Leaving No One Behind - Healthy Adolescents: Smart, Connected, Sustainable Practices
New York, 23 March 2017. This side-event to the sixty-first session of the Commission on the Status of Women is organized by Doctors with Africa CUAMM ...
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 ...
A generation at risk: psychosocial support for Africa's children
Basel, 4 December 2012. "Over 16 million children worldwide have lost one or both parents to HIV and AIDS, and most of them live in sub-Saharan Africa. In ...
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 ...