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Is health really for everyone?
Florence, 24 November 2012. Is health really for everyone? How is social crisis affecting Italy and Europe? What kind of healthcare models are we tending ...
The Global Fund and Civil Society
Bern, 12 December 2012. The Global Fund and Civil Society will be in the focus of the thematic part of the Annual Meeting 2012 of aidsfocus.ch, the Swiss ...
MMI Network News November 2009
MMI Secretariat | Contents: Umbilicus mundi revisited (editorial); MMI Network news and events; MMI key issues: campaigns, reports, resources.
The future of the global AIDS response
Bern, 14 April 2010. The global economic crisis that has induced cutbacks in the spending of Government and international donors also threatens efforts for ...
MMI global health updates on Twitter
Global health policy and governance, people-centred health systems, health cooperation: The updates by Medicus Mundi International are now followed by ...
A challenge for Switzerland: Achieving health for all in a changing world
Basel, 28 October 2015. "The UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have changed the frame of reference for development policy worldwide. By applying a ...
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 ...
Reform process might undermine WHO's constitutional mandate and its core functions. Our statements at the Special Session of the WHO Executive Board on WHO reform, November 2011
The report by the Director General “ WHO Reforms for a healthy future ”, released by the Secretariat of the World Health Organization on 15th October 2011, ...
68th World Health Assembly and related events
Geneva, 17-28 May 2015. The World Health Assembly is the supreme decision-making body for WHO. It generally meets in Geneva in May each year, and is ...
Fit for Catastrophe?
Frankfurt a.M., 5-6 June 2015. "On its 10th anniversary the foundation medico international wanted to have a critical look at the concept of resilience ...
Defend the World Health Organization from corporate takeover
Civil Society Statement calling on delegates to the World Health Assembly to defend the integrity and independence of the World Health Organization. In a ...
Overcoming the health workforce gap
The chapter of Global Health Watch 4 on the global health workforce crisis tells us that the global deficit of health workers was estimated to be 4.2 ...
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 ...
Universal Health Coverage Day, 12 December 2014
MMI wake-up messages on UHC Day (via Twitter): Which text belongs to which picture? Health for All does not come easy. Coverage AND ...
Health - a Human Right
Basel, 8 November 2011. Health is a human right: too often forgotten, this is the central issue of international health policy and health cooperation. And ...
Conflict of interest in multilateral negitiations on nutrition, health, trade
Workshop in Geneva, 28 October 2014. With the Non-State Actors paradigm, recent intergovernmental negotiations taking place in the UN agencies have brought ...
"They heard us" - UK International Development Committee recommends health worker compensation
London, 1 October 2014. "Back in October 2013 we published a  report  and briefing,  ‘Aid in Reverse’ , focusing on the global health ...
Added Therapeutic Value: European citizens should get their money’s worth
Amsterdam, 1 October 2014 / Wemos. "A study in Germany, France and the Netherlands highlights an alarming trend: the majority of medicines granted ...
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 ...
More influence on health care for businesses
Wemos, 6 December 2017. "Businesses and private investors are increasingly involved in public health issues worldwide. Civil society organizations ...
Health Unlimited
'Health Unlimited' is the initiative to make Dutch health care more sustainable, for our own sake and for the sake of people in far-off countries. The ...
Events around the 65th World Health Assembly
An informal calendar of side events to the 65th World Health Assembly compiled by Medicus Mundi International before the first comprehensive WHA journal was ...
6th High-Level Symposium on Globbal Health Diplomacy : Health diplomacy meets science diplomacy
Geneva, 12 November 2013. The annual high-level symposium of the Global Health Programme explores critical issues and new developments in global health ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Development assistance for health workers and equity  - is a Global Fund for Health the answer?
The shortages and unequitable distribution of health workers have been well known for many years. So are the challenges facing Official Development ...
Global health in crisis: The creeping disaster
The news reaching us from Greece is shattering: “Growing numbers of suicides due to the greatest economic crisis since 1929”, “Chronically ill lacking ...
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 ...