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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 ...
Ageing Societies and Health
A themed issue of the Bulletin of Medicus Mundi Switzerland - with contributions in English, German and French.
Drug resistance: From mechanism to management
Basel, 10-11 December 2015. "Drug resistance is emerging globally as a major public health and economic problem. It is both urgent and highly complex, ...
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 ...
Innovative approaches in the fight against leprosy
The Novartis Foundation has been active in the fight against leprosy for over 25 years. Building on our extensive experience with field project ...
Chronic illnesses - a global challenge
Basel, Switzerland, 25-26 August 2011. Swiss Public Health Conference. Nicolaus Lorenz, Deputy Director of the Swiss TPH and Director of its Swiss Center ...
What does it take to eliminate a disease?
Basel, 29 November 2013. The eradication of smallpox in 1980 has proven that although complex and difficult, eliminating a disease is possible. This ...
Health in the Post - 2015 Agenda
Geneva, 2 May 2013, public seminar at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva: The post-2015 development process will be ...
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 ...
Human Resources for Health: Global Shortage
Worldwide there is a shortage of health personnel. Especially developing countries are affected, where the health systems are already weak. The shortage ...
Maternal health and access to sexual and reproductive rights
Bern, Switzerland, 1 September 2011. One year after the High Level Meeting on the Millennium Development goals, the question arises: Where are we in regard ...
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, ...
Climate Change and Health
The issue no. 114 (November 2009) of the Bulletin of Medicus Mundi Switzerland is a collection of contributions in English and German on Climate Change as ...
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 ...
Is "Value for Money" the best Approach for Improving Weak Health Systems?
Basel, 9 April 2014. The aid community now systematically refers to the “Value for Money” (VfM) concept in relation to health programmes. Still, the ...
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 ...
Global Health: Interconnected Challenges, Integrated Solutions
Geneva, 15-17 April 2014. "During recent decades significant progress has been made to focus policy attention and channel new financial resources towards ...
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 ...
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 ...
Cultural approaches to HIV and AIDS
Bern, 6 May 2009. The aidsfocus.ch conference on “Culture and condoms. Integrating approaches to HIV and AIDS” looked at the complex inter-relationships of ...
Chronic Diseases in Developing and Newly Industrialized Countries: A new challenge for Global Health
Basel, 10th November 2009. 8th Symposium of the Medicus Mundi Switzerland Network . Death rates caused by infectious diseases have been overtaken by ...
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 ...
A critical shift to chronic conditions Learning from the frontliners
Geneva, 18-20 April 2012. "Chronic diseases are of growing importance. While non-communicable diseases currently ...
Advocacy and HIV
Berne, 17 April 2012. Support groups of people living with HIV turn more and more into advocacy groups to stand up for their interests and rights. The ...
Annual Report 2008 of Medicus Mundi Switzerland
The Annual Report of Medicus Mundi Switzerland is available in French and German only. Download directly as PDF file (French version).
No ‘business as usual’ against non-communicable diseases
Basel, 2 November 2017. This year's MMS Symposium will address the challenges of tackling noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) by looking at the determinants ...