Sharing knowhow and joining forces towards Health for All

Medicus Mundi International – Network Health for All (MMI) is a network of organizations working in the field of international health cooperation and global health. Latest additions to our electronic platform:

News
networking and cooperation
MMI Secretariat

Health cooperation beyond aid: Pathways for change. MMI essay contest

Basel, 26 July 2017. The working group on Effective Health Cooperation of the Medicus Mundi International Network ( MMI EHC ) is herewith launching an essay contest among Network members, ... »Read more

News
MMI Secretariat

MMI Network News, July 2017

Editorial: Summertime in Europe; MMI Network: Annual report and members’ “short stories”; MMI Network: Reports, News, Events, Updates; (no) MMI updates on health systems and health cooperation and ... »Read more

Conference Report
equal access
MMI Secretariat

Health Cooperation beyond aid

Geneva, 27 May 2017. International health cooperation in today’s world calls for a major renewal. We need less of the classical Official Development Aid (ODA) approach, and more of modern, ... »Read more

Conference Report
global health policy
MMI Secretariat

70th World Health Assembly and related events - MMI participation and contributions

Geneva, 19-31 May 2017. This year's World Health Assembly (WHA) was again a week full of intensive debates on key global health issues, both within the formal Committee meetings and in a ... »Read more

Event
health sector integration
MMI Secretariat

10th European Congress on Tropical Medicine and International Health (ECTMIH 2017)

Antwerp, 16-20 October 2017, 10th European Congress on Tropical Medicine and International Health. "ECTMIH brings together scientists and experts from Europe and from all over the world, ... »Read more

Event
diseases control
MM Switzerland

No more business-as-usual. Changing Health Care and Politics to Tackle 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 of NCDs, the organisation of health ... »Read more

Event
human resources

Fourth Global Forum on Human Resources for Health

Dublin, 13-17 November 2017. "The global community is presented with an unprecedented challenge and an opportunity: to avert a potential 18 million health worker shortfall and shape increasing ... »Read more

Campaign/Advocacy

Join the Network!

Medicus Mundi International – Network Health for All (MMI) is a network of organizations working in the field of international health cooperation and global health. The Network promotes access to ... »Read more

Article
communities and users
CWGH

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 a time when our health and health ... »Read more

Article
child health
DWA Cuamm

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 essential to current international policies ... »Read more

Article
global health policy
MM Switzerland

The MMS Strategy 2017-2019: Health for All in a solidary world

In 2016 the Network Medicus Mundi Switzerland (MMS) has worked on its new strategy – with some remarkable results. To be honest: I was very much convinced of the quality of our former ... »Read more

Article
medicines and technology
action medeor

Strengthening of Medicines Supply Chain in Tanzania and Malawi – setting up pharmaceutical wholesale

The medicines supply chain in developing countries is in the hands of central medical store, usually a governmental or semi-governmental institution, faith-based organizations and ... »Read more

Article
human resources
Wemos

Human Resources for Health: From commitments to action?

Human resources for health were high on the agenda in 2016 – for sure at global level. The 69 th World Health Assembly (WHA) adopted the Global Strategy on Human Resources for Health ... »Read more

Article
social determinants
Health Poverty Action

Ending the drug war to support health and rights for all

Around the world, punitive drug control policies continue to restrict the health and rights of poor and marginalised populations. Since it began over 5 decades ago, the global ‘war on ... »Read more

Article
diseases control
Redemptoris Missio

Rwanda: NCDs Alert

For four months, I had the pleasure to be a part of the medical staff at Nemba District Hospital, in Rwanda’s Northern Province. The aim of my stay as a General Practitioner was working ... »Read more

Article
close-to-client care
MM Italy

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 2007 Medicus Mundi Italy (MMI) is ... »Read more

Article
medicines and technology
Wemos

Unethical clinical trials in Africa

Wemos, 4 July 2017. Clinical trials in Africa are not always conducted according to leading ethical guidelines. This puts clinical trial participants at risk of being physically harmed ... »Read more

Article
diseases control
MM Switzerland

Mental Health: A Forgotten Facet of Healthcare

"Globally close to 450 million people have mental health disorders; more than 75% of that number live in developing countries. According to the World Health Organization, 85% of patients in ... »Read more

Article
networking and cooperation
Health Poverty Action

We won’t end poverty without tackling the structural issues that cause it

Health Poverty Action, June 2017. T here was a sense of deja vu last week when I read the excellent piece by Adam Ramsay exploring why people are losing faith in international aid agencies . ... »Read more

Article
equal access
Wemos

Big Pharma's depressing pills

Amsterdam, 7 April 2017. "Today is World Health Day, an initiative of the World Health Organization (WHO). This year’s theme, depression, is a pressing health issue worldwide and in the ... »Read more

Reporting
DWA Cuamm

Annual Report 2016 of DWA Cuamm

The Annual Report 2016 of Doctors with Africa Cuamm is available in Italian language; an English version is expected to be published soon. ... »Read more

Reporting
MMI Secretariat

Annual Report 2016 of the MMI Network

Health cooperation and global governance: Yin and Yang according to MMI "The two main fields of work of the MMI Network are framed as follows: “We will promote knowledge sharing ... »Read more

Reporting
Memisa

Annual Report 2016 of Memisa

The Annual Report 2016 of Memisa is available in Dutch and French . ... »Read more

Reporting
MM Switzerland

Annual Report 2016 of Medicus Mundi Switzerland

The Annual Report 2016 of the Network Medicus Mundi Switzerland is available in German and French language. ... »Read more

Reporting
medico international

Annual Report 2016 of medico international

So far, the Annual Report 2016 of medico international is available in German language only. Versions in English, Spanish and French are expected to follow soon. ... »Read more

Reporting
EASP

Annual Report 2016 of EASP

The Annual Report 2016 of the Escuela Andaluza de Salud Pública is available in Spanish language only. ... »Read more

Reporting
Wemos

Annual Report 2016 of Wemos

"2016 was a special and dynamic year for Wemos . We said goodbye to our director: Anke Tijtsma decided to choose a new path and left Wemos as of September 1st to pursue a master’s ... »Read more

Reporting
medicines and technology
i+solutions

Annual Report 2016 of i+solutions

"2016 was a significant year for global health, we witnessed the first ever Ministerial Conference on Immunization in Africa, and great strides were made in reducing death due ... »Read more

Reporting
CWGH

Annual Report 2016 of GWGH

"The brand CWGH continues to gain local and international traction with each year that passes which is evidence of the important work the organisation is doing in the health sector. I can proudly ... »Read more

Reporting
Health Poverty Action

Annual Review 2015-16 of Health Poverty Action

"To us health is very much an issue of social justice and not a narrow medical one. We feel deeply privileged to work alongside such talented and committed staff, partners and people in ... »Read more

Resource/Tool
equal access
EASP

EASP web platform "IntegratedCare4People"

"The IntegratedCare4People web platform was launched in May 2016 to support the implementation of the WHO Framework on integrated people-centred health services. The web platform is a global ... »Read more

Resource/Tool
global health policy
Health Poverty Action

Tackling injustice with discussion and dialogue

"There are few things as infuriating as injustice. Whether it’s extrajudicial killings in the Philippines , or a boy getting hurt in an airstrike in Syria, we all have a sense of what is ... »Read more

Resource/Tool
equal access
MMI Secretariat

Health Cooperation: Its relevance, legitimacy and effectiveness as a contribution to achieving universal access to health. MMI discussion paper

This paper on health cooperation and its relevance, legitimacy and effectiveness was discussed at the MMI workshop “ Health cooperation beyond aid ” in Berlin, on 29 September 2016, and ... »Read more

Project
medicines and technology
i+solutions

i+solutions leads consortium to streamline patient access to essential treatments in Nigeria

i+solutions is the lead partner in a consortium working with the Nigerian government on the Nigerian Supply Chain Integration Project (NSCIP). Financed by the Global Fund and administered by the ... »Read more

Project
social determinants
HealthNet TPO

HealthNet in Colombia

"On November 1st HealthNet TPO, in a consortium with ICCO en Mensen met een Missie, started a new project in Colombia. In this project we go to areas that have been heavily affected by the ... »Read more

Project
equal access
Cordaid

ARV treatment: Reaching the unreachables

"By air, by road and even canoe we are trying to reach tens of thousands of people in DR Congo whose lives depend on antiretroviral (ARV) treatment. In this epic work to counter the HIV/Aids ... »Read more

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