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Action towards achieving a sustainable health workforce and strengthening health systems
Basel/Amsterdam, September 2012. Representing the Medicus Mundi International Network, Remco van de Pas, Wemos , participated as an invited speaker in a ...
The global governance for health arena in 2014
2014 started off as ‘just’ another year for Wemos, MMI and other civil society organizations attempting to get human resources for health into ...
The Dutch Human Resources for Health Alliance - an example to follow?
Wemos | "Last year, on World Health Day, a number of Dutch organisations organised an event on the topic of the global Human Resources for Health (HRH) ...
WHO Code of Practice on the International Recruitment of Health Personnel: If adopted, ensuring impact?
Geneva, 18 May 2010, Side event to the World Health Assembly. "This event explores the role of various stakeholders in promoting and monitoring compliance ...
Chances for Change – Dutch measures to improve the global distribution of health personnel
The Dutch Alliance for Human Resources for Health is concerned about the global maldistribution of human resources for health (HRH), which particularly ...
Health Systems Advocacy Partnership stands for mutual learning
"The Health Systems Advocacy Partnership was launched in Uganda during the project kickoff session in Kampala on 18 March 2016. The strategic ...
Code of Practice on international recruitment of health personnel adopted by World Health Assembly
Geneva, 20 May 2010. In only the second time in its history, the United Nations’ World Health Assembly voted tonight in Geneva at 8 pm to adopt a voluntary ...
Annual Report 2015 of Wemos
The Annual Report 2015 of Wemos is available in Dutch only (PDF).
Caring for carers - a relevant concern? Globally sustainable and fair personnel policies for the Dutch health care sector
Globally sustainable and fair personnel policies for the Dutch health care sector: What does it mean in practice? The Netherlands-based organisation ...
Partnership for affordable medicines and health workers in East Africa
On November 12 2015, Amref Health Africa, the African Centre for Global Health and Social Transformation (ACHEST), Health Action International (HAI), ...
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 ...
Fair medicines: Protection of clinical trial participants in countries outside the EU
No less than fourteen members of the European Parliament took part in the lunchtime debate that Wemos organized in Strasbourg (on September 14) on the ...
Health Systems Research and NGOs: building up mutually beneficial partnerships
Antwerp, 11 November 2010. At this workshop, NGOs working in the field of international health cooperation and research institutions discussed past and ...
Annual report 2010 of Wemos
The Annual Report of Wemos is available in English ( online ).
An Ideal Match?! Connecting NGOs and Academia in Research for Global Health
Amsterdam, 14 September 2011. The symposium co-organized by the MMI Network members Cordaid and Wemos together with various partners brought together ...
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 ...
Annual Review 2013 of Wemos
The Annual Review 2012-13 of Wemos is is available in Dutch only.
Democratizing the World Health Organization
A progressive erosion of the democratic space appears as one of the emerging challenges in global health today. Such delimitation of the political ...
Clinical drug trials in Egypt: last resort for the poor
Wemos , 9 February 2017. Clinical drug trials in Egypt are often conducted unethically and are harmful to trial participants’ health. This is the ...
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 ...
The Globalization of Clinical Trials: Testimonies from Human Subjects
In this book, the Wemos Foundation presents the testimonies of people participating in clinical trials in Poland, Russia, the United States, China and ...
Access to health: a shared responsibility
"On 14-15 December 2016 a High-Level Ministerial Meeting on Health Employment and Economic Growth: From Recommendations to Action took place in Geneva. ...
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 ...
The EU's role in global health and the WHO reform; between health and foreign policy
"This paper firstly explores the EU’s growing role and position on health and global health matters, how this role has emerged and the implications of the ...
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 ...
European Call to Action: A health worker for everyone, everywhere!
The world is 7.2 million health workers short. This seriously threatens the health of people worldwide. Especially middle and low income countries are ...
Nurses and doctors in a globalized context
"'Hanna Wafula lives in a small village in Zambia. She is 50 years old and lives with her husband and four grandchildren. Three of her six children have ...
European "Health Workers for all" project (2013-15): Country and joint activities and results
"The project ‘Health Workers for All and All for Health Workers’ (HW4All) wanted to increase the coherence between development cooperation policies and ...
Annual report 2011 of Wemos
The annual report of Wemos is available in Dutch (3 MB).
Annual Report 2009 of Wemos
Cily Keizer, Wemos Director, writes in the annual reports' foreword: "Our global context is changing rapidly. The global food and energy crises have taken a ...