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CWGH's role at the 18th International Conference on Aids and Sexually Transmitted Infections in Africa
The Community Working Group on Health (CWGH) played a critical and pivotal role during the just ended 18th International Conference on Aids and Sexually ...
Ebola: A game change in global health
Geneva, 21 January 2016. "Crisis often allows change. Do we have indications of a change in global health in the aftermath of Ebola? What proposals ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
MMI joins the WHO Global Coordination Mechanism on the prevention and control of NCDs (GCM/NCD)
Basel, November 2014. In September 2011, Heads of State and Government adopted the Political Declaration of the High-level Meeting of the General Assembly ...
Iraq, Nassirya 2008-2016: The bridge of trust
When Emergenza Sorrisi NGO (past Smile Train) performed its first mission in Iraq, in 2008, in the American Military Camp of Tallil on a Mobile ...
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 ...
Public interventions targeting the poor
Targeted interventions are a key strategy in the toolbox of governments. Their design, implementation and assessment set several challenges. The authors ...
Health System Strengthening: Role of incentives?
Basel, 27-28 November 2008. In the past year there has been a rapid increase in interest and application of cash transfers and other incentives intended ...
Cordaid and Performance Based Financing
In 2001, Cordaid was one of the first organizations worldwide to introduce the Result Based Financing (RBF) approach to health care in sub-Saharan Africa. ...
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 ...
Alternative world health report calls for radical change
16th October 2008 | GHW Media Release | "Civil society organizations and scientists from around the world are calling for ‘a new development paradigm’ to ...
Primary Health Care and NCDs in Eastern Europe and Central Asia: Where do we stand and where to go?
Basel, 10 April 2013. Over the past two decades health systems in Eastern Europe and Central Asia have undergone substantial changes in relation to ...