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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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” ...
Annual Report 2017 of Medicus Mundi Switzerland
The Annual Report 2017 of the Network Medicus Mundi Switzerland is available in German and French .  
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 ...
Manifesto "Health for All: Justice for All". Global Campaign for a Framework Convention on Global Health
"The world fails nearly 20 million people every year, and fails billions more people whose lives are shattered by want and deprivation. To address at least ...
Annual Report 2015 of medico international
"medico takes the position that the right to freedom of movement cannot be partitioned. This is why we gave more support than ever in 2015 to those fleeing ...
Annual Report 2017 of the Community Working Group on Health, Zimbabwe
"The CWGH will continue strive to be the leader in organizing and championing communities' right to health and equitable health services in the ...
Annual Report 2017 of medico international
The Annual Report 2017 of medico international is available in German language (PDF file). Versions in English, Spanish and French are expected to be ...
Health and Climate Change: What are the governance challenges?
Geneva, 27 October 2014. "Consider the following global realities: (1) An estimated 7 million deaths are attributed to air pollution every year; (2) ...
Pulling the Emergency Brake - Diagnostic and therapeutic options for world trade related diseases
Berlin, 6 March 2013. This year again medico international will be part of the German Public Health Congress Poverty and Health. We invited partners and ...
Honest Accounts? The real causes of global poverty
Health Poverty Action , July 2014. There is a story that governments of donor countries like to tell about the rich world’s relationship with Africa. It is ...
Laying the foundations for a healthier world
Health Poverty Action, January 2018. "Wherever we live, we want similar things. To live peaceful lives in a supportive community, have access to health ...
Solidarity begins beyond aid
It is good and just to give homeless people shelter for the night, wrote Bertolt Brecht. He added, however, that this will not change the world, or ...
A luta continua! Strengthening or weakening health systems? Workshop at the Annual Assembly of MMI
Geneva, 23 May 2015. "A luta continua" ("the struggle continues") was the rallying cry of the FRELIMO movement during Mozambique’s war for independence. The ...
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 ...
Health in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
Basel, 23 November 2018. "World leaders are called upon to transform the world by 2030 through a rigorous pursuit of the United Nation’s ...
Health equity through action on the social determinants of health
28 August 2008 | WHO media release | A child born in a Glasgow, Scotland suburb can expect a life 28 years shorter than another living only 13 kilometres ...
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 ...
Fight against malnutrition: Key to health in developing countries
Basel, 9 November 2010. The developing countries are faced with a crisis on two fronts: food prices skyrocketed in 2007/2008 and the food situation has ...