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Primary Health Care and cooperation: A utopia? Jubilee Assembly 50 years of Medicus Mundi Spain - 50 years of Medicus Mundi International Network
Barcelona, 7-8 June 2013. The Jubilee events of the Federation of Medicus Mundi Spain (MM Spain) started with a scientific conference on “Primary Health ...
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 ...
Keeping the health system alive in times of war
Cordaid, 30 November 2017. "In Mobaye, on the southern border with DR Congo, Cordaid staff coordinates and implements the results based financing ...
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 ...
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 ...
Medics without Vacation: Our actions
"Our doctors and nursing staff operate and treat patients in African hospitals who otherwise would not have any chance of recovery. Our people teach ...
Strengthening Community Feedback Mechanisms for Improved Health Service Delivery in Zimbabwe
"This documentary produced by the Community Working Group on Health (CWGH) is to showcase the work that we are doing in rural Matabeleland Provinces ...
"Health for All" by 2030: On the Right Track, or on the Verge of Failing?
Basel, 7 November 2018, MMS Symposium 2018. "Health is a fundamental human right. However, today inequality, poverty, exploitation, violence and injustice ...
...behind the headlines intertwined
Burkina Faso is a land-locked country in Western Africa. The Human Development Index ranks it 183rd among 187 countries. Since 2002 the ...
Two cultures united in Right to Health defense
This is a story about a project which started in 1972 bringing Navarra (Spain) closer to a District Hospital in Nemba (Rwanda) and is still ...
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 ...
Universal coverage, beyond the numbers. Access for all to quality health services
Brussels, 26 November 2009. Presentations and background material of a seminar organized by be-cause health, the Belgian platform for international health ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
40 years after Alma-Ata: Primary Health Care in 2018 and beyond, in South and North
Antwerp, 23 October 2018. This year the international public health community celebrates the 40th anniversary of the “Health for All by 2000” ...
40 years after Alma-Ata: What does the future hold?
Bulletin of Medicus Mundi Switzerland, August 2018. "Can an event which occurred in the last century – more precisely, 40 years ago – still retain the ...
What collective learning for Universal Health Coverage?
Antwerp, 15-17 October 2018, International workshop at the Institute of Tropical Medicine (ITM) . "Many low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) have ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
World Health Report 2008 calls for return to primary health care approach
14 October 2008 | WHO | "There are striking inequities within and between countries in health outcomes, in access to care, and in what people have to pay ...
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 ...
Between a rock and a hard place. The commitment of Christian Health Services to Primary Health Care
Powerpoint presentation at a Faith Based Organisations consultation on Primary Health Care, Dar Es Salaam, 18 April 2008: “30 Years of Primary Health Care; ...
30 Years after Alma Ata. The future of Community Health
Basel, 11 November 2008. The Alma Ata International Conference on Primary Health Care in September 1978 was attended by virtually all the member nations of ...
When Beneficiaries Become Agents
"This issue paper presents some of the experiences of the Swiss Red Cross in supporting community-based health care (CBHC) systems in line with the ...