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HIV programming in Church institutions - challenges & responses
Pharmalink is a annual publication of the Ecumenical Pharmaceutical Network (EPN). The 2012 edition on HIV programming is now out. The electronic version ...
Contracting and Perfomance Based Financing
The issue 4/2009 of the journal " Salute e Sviluppo " (Health and Development) published by Doctors with Africa Cuamm contains articles related to ...
Contracting between the public and the faith-based sector in Uganda: Kampala workshop and declaration
Kampala, 10 December 2009 | In May 2009, the Medicus Mundi International Network launched the report "Contracting between faith-based and public health ...
Mapping pharmaceutical human resources in church health services
Medicines are essential tools for the treatment, prophylaxis or diagnosis in medicine. To handle medicines adequately pharmaceutical professionals are ...
Contracting between faith-based and public health sector in Sub-Saharan Africa: An ongoing crisis? The case of Cameroon, Tanzania, Chad and Uganda
The Medicus Mundi International Network launched the report "Contracting between faith-based and public health sector in Sub-Saharan Africa: An ongoing ...
Zimbabwean government urged to unfreeze nurses' posts
Harare, 25 November 2012. Parliamentarians, civil society members and health workers who last week met in Harare at the Community Working Group on Health ...
The role of faith-inspired health care providers in Sub-Saharan Africa and public-private partnerships
The World Bank Publication "The role of faith-inspired health care providers in Sub-Saharan Africa and public-private partnerships (Vol. 1 of 3): Strengthening ...
Survey on the results of MMI's involvement in catholic Bishops conferences
A long history is linking the Medicus Mundi International Network (MMI) with private not-for-profit (PNFP) and mainly faith-based health institutions, be it ...
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 ...
Increasing burden of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in Africa; the challenge of sustainability in scaling up FBOs response
Lusaka, Zambia, 25-28 February 2013. The Africa Christian Health Associations’ Platform ( ACHAP ) in collaboration with the Churches Health Association of ...
Global Conference on Religion and Sustainable Development affirms role of faith actors
Washington DC, 7-9 July 2015. "A highly significant conference brought together 130 attendees to discuss Religion and Sustainable Development. (...) The ...
Helping all Players pull at the same rope
In June 2008, the Medicus Mundi International Network was invited to the 8th Plenary Assembly of the Association of Episcopal Conferences of the Central ...
The role of faith based health services in contributing to universal health coverage in Africa
Nairobi, 23-26 February 2015. The Africa Christian Health Association’s Platform (ACHAP) hosted a successful 7 th Biennial Conference of the Africa ...
8th Biennial Conference of the Africa Christian Health Associations Platform
Maseru, Lesotho, 27 February - 3 March 2017. For updates, see the Facebook page of the ACHAP secretariat and follow #ACHAP2017 on Facebook and Twitter ...
Contracting brought to the universal level of the Catholic Church
The promotion of the integration of private not for profit (PNFP) health facilities in national health systems has been a strategic priority of the ...
Access to medicines - an issue of social justice
"EPN believes access to medicines is a basic human right and every effort should be made to ensure that all actors in the health sector take up the ...
Re-defining our role in global health
Aachen, 21 November 2008 | The workshop organized by MISEREOR and the Medicus Mundi International Network (MMI) brought together some 25 representatives of ...
ACHAP members: National Christian Health Associations
An interactive list of ACHAP members (names only, no addresses or contact information) can be found on the ACHAP website. (last update of "who works ...
Supporting African faith-based organizations to develop health workforce advocacy messages
Nairobi, 16-18 April 2012. Faith-based organizations (FBOs) provide 30% to 70% of health services in African countries and often serve remote and rural ...
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 ...
Sexual health discussed with religious leaders
"For over five years Cordaid and partners have promoted and strengthened sexual and reproductive health care services in Burundi. Now we are joining ...
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 ...
When Bishops Discuss Health. Strategic Repositioning of Church Health Care
Since 2000 a number of successful meetings on health care and the church have been co-organized by Medicus Mundi International in cooperation with Episcopal ...
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; ...
Private not-for-profit health service providers in Uganda: Improving opportunities through strategic positioning and co-operation
In the middle of the nineties it became clear that quite a number of providers in the private not-for-profit health sector in Uganda were unable to cope ...