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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 ...
Mozambique: A luta continua
A documentary about the tortuous path Mozambique is living in the construction of its public health system. By Medicus Mundi Catalunya . It's been ...
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 ...
Zimbabwe: CWGH Position Paper on the Budget Allocation for the Health Sector for 2015
"We have shared the position paper with the Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Health and the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Health. The paper ...
ARV combination suspension for paediatric HIV/AIDS patients
Do not be scared if the following report smells “science”. The project we present is an excellent example of how a clinical problem typical for ...
Thematic guide: Universal Health Coverage
"Our thematic guide to internet resources leads you beyond the limits of the Medicus Mundi International Network. Any important resources missing? Please ...
Noncommunicable Diseases - joint statement by MMI and PHM at World Health Assembly
Thank you, Chair, for the opportunity to address the Assembly on behalf of Medicus Mundi International and the People's Health Movement. The NCDs (= ...
Position Paper on Universal Health Coverage
"With the Millennium Development goals coming to an end by 2015, a debate is going on about what could be a coherent global framework for the upcoming ...
The global challenge of health workforce
Worldwide, there is a shortage of skilled health workers. Wemos advocated for health workforce worldwide within the EU-funded project Health ...
...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 ...
Let's unite to end Tuberculosis
Tuberculosis (TB) is one of the world’s most deadly infectious diseases, striking men, women and children alike. Medici con l’Africa CUAMM is ...
Health for all: The Walk
How long does it take for a pregnant woman to reach a clinic? In the “most boring film” THE WALK, a Cordaid film team joined Chanceline who lives ...
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 ...
Health in fragile contexts
Bern, 24 August 2016. In an increasing number of countries the implementation of health programmes is challenged by fragile contexts. At the same time, ...
MMI Network joins Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health
Basel, 3 July 2012. The Medicus Mundi International Network becomes a member of the Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health (PMNCH), a WHO led ...
Healthcare for grannies in Uganda
The “Granny Project” has been funded in 2013/14 by action medeor and implemented by PEFO Uganda in Jinja district Uganda, East Africa as a ...
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 ...
Promising strategies for building resilience of health systems in fragile settings
Vancouver, 17 November 2016. "The Royal Tropical Institute and Cordaid presented an interactive session at the fourth Global Symposium on Health ...
Access to medicines for all
The issue no. 117 (September 2010) of the Bulletin of Medicus Mundi Switzerland is a collection of contributions in English, French and German on the ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
The Right to Health in the Post-2015 Agenda
Berlin, 8-9 September 2014. Health politics have become a crucial part of the global agenda. In 2015 UN-member states will take decisions affecting the ...
How to address the shortages of children's medicines
A significant proportion of the health care resources at any level is spent on medicines and health supplies. Unfortunately in spite of this, ...
Realizing the Right to Health
Geneva, 22 June 2009. Following the recent publication of the book "Realizing the Right to Health", edited by Mary Robinson and Andrew Clapham, there will ...
Health should be affordable for all
‘Act with Ambition!’ was the slogan for Universal Health Coverage (UHC) Day 2016. The aim of UHC is nothing short of ambitious: guaranteeing access to ...
Health for all, but not for me
"We never met, yet we fight for the same cause. We shake hands in this blog post and speak with one voice. Against global inequality, exemplified by the ...
Health Poverty Action: Briefing papers on trade, tax and health
In December 2015, Health Poverty Action has published two new briefing papers which form part of a wider series looking at how the structural causes ...
What is pharmaceutical Supply Chain Management?
"Millions of people around the world lack continuous access to essential medicines. Improving the supply chain management of medicines is a ...