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Youth today: DO IT!
“Actua” (“Do it!”) is a joint project of four associations in the Navarra province, Medicus Mundi Navarra, Ilundain Foundation, Escuela de Tiempo ...
Strengthening district health systems in Karamoja
In Karamoja in northern Uganda, many children do not live to see their fifth birthday. In an initiative to improve child survival, Doctors with Africa Cuamm ...
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 ...
Medicus Mundi Spain was awarded the WHO Sasakawa Health Prize for its work in the transformation of public health systems
In a ceremony at the 69th World Health Assembly, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has awarded the Sasakawa Health Prize 2016 to Medicus Mundi ...
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 ...
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 ...
Mozambique: A luta continua
A documentary about the tortuous path Mozambique is living in the construction of its public health system. By Medicus Mundi Catalunya . It's been ...
Zimbabwe: CWGH Position Paper on the Budget Allocation for the Health Sector for 2015
"We have shared the position paper with the Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Health and the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Health. The paper ...
"Now I can be somebody. I can think for myself…"
Berne, 9 September 2014, aidsfocus.ch Meeting Point on psychosocial support in the context of violence, HIV, and poverty. How can girls and women who ...
Developing culturally appropriate health systems – key principles
Health Poverty Action has 30 years of experience in working to improve the health of marginalised groups. We consistently find that cultural ...
Health in fragile contexts
Bern, 24 August 2016. In an increasing number of countries the implementation of health programmes is challenged by fragile contexts. At the same time, ...
Healthcare for grannies in Uganda
The “Granny Project” has been funded in 2013/14 by action medeor and implemented by PEFO Uganda in Jinja district Uganda, East Africa as a ...
New MMI Network member: Andalusian School of Public Health (EASP)
The Andalusian School of Public Health (EASP) is glad to join the MMI Network and be part of the efforts for improving global health governance, ...
A new Healthcare Model for Latin America
Medicus Mundi (medicusmundi) Navarra is promoting an intercultural, comprehensive and inclusive healthcare model in Guatemala, Bolivia and Peru ...
20 Years of CWGH: Organizing People’s Power for Health in Zimbabwe
The CWGH is now celebrating twenty years of work in strengthening the understanding of and capacities for community roles in health. This comes at ...
28 Months as project manager with the Brigada Móvel in Morrumbene, Mozambique
Mozambique, one of the South Eastern-African Countries, actually ranks 181 st among the 189 countries in the Human Development Index 2016. Since ...
European people show their faces against Malaria!
The campaign STOP MALARIA NOW! including several members of the MMI Network ended in December of 2011. Two years of activities in Germany, Spain, ...
Universal Health Coverage in fragile states
"Many of the debates on healthcare for everyone (universal health coverage) address the needs of middle-income countries and emerging ...
Supporting Community Responses to Malaria
STOP MALARIA NOW! developed a new Training Manual to strengthen capacities of Community Based Organizations in application processes of the Global Fund to ...
integrated people-centred health services: New resources
"This growing repository holds WHO documents, scientific publications, implementation reports, toolkits, multimedia and other resources with information ...
Dar Naïm's community health insurance scheme
"Dar-Naïm’s community health insurance scheme (Mutuelle Communautaire de Dar-Naïm or MCSDN) was founded in January 2003 and focused on one of the poorest ...
Sustainable healthcare interventions: from blueprint to lasting impact
Basel, 21 November 2014. "At the heart of the Novartis Foundation there has always been a conviction that the projects we are involved in should be as ...
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 ...
Inclusive primary health care in Guatemala
A story from Guatemala, told by Medicus Mundi Navarra, a member of the Federation Medicus Mundi Spain (FAMME). The story is told twice: how it could have ...
Interrelation of Malaria Control Interventions and Community Health Systems Strengthening in Kenya
"Malaria control interventions are mostly being implemented within the structures of the local health system with potential to promote the whole system. In ...
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 ...
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 ...
The past, present and future of EPN
For 30 years, the Ecumenical Pharmaceutical Network (EPN) has been actively supporting church health systems, for the benefit of the patient who needs ...
How to...: Reaching sustainability in a rural health centre in Chiapas, Mexico
Everyone who deals with this topic knows it: Ensuring financial sustainability of social services is very hard work. Especially health services ...