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Second Global Forum on Human Resources for Health
Bangkok, Thailand, 25-29 January, 2011. At the second global forum on human resources for health the Global Health Workforce Alliance (GHWA) presented ...
Beyond Aid: From Charity to Solidarity
Frankfurt, 20-22 February 2014. 'Beyond Aid', a heading that is known in the development discourse for quite some years, has now become a ...
Systemic failure
When national health-care systems fail, the effects can be global: epidemics spread across borders, with serious diseases breaking out again and ...
Universal health coverage and global health beyond 2015
Basel, 6 November 2013. How can global health policy be structured to ensure that even the poorest people in developing countries have access to health ...
A future without AIDS - Realising a vision
Bern, 11 April 2013. A world without AIDS is feasible. This conviction is shared by many people and NGOs in the Global North, South and East as well as ...
Questions and answers on Universal Health Coverage …and some more comments and open questions. MMI discussion paper
Basel, 13 August 2013. Like many other actors in global health, the Medicus Mundi International Network (MMI) is overwhelmed by the attention given to the ...
Healthcare in the Development Agenda post 2015
A declaration by Medicus Mundi Spain approved at their Jubilee Assembly in June 2013. The proposal of Medicus Mundi Spain: Universal, Global and Public ...
MMI Network News, November 2009
Advocacy Policy of the MMI Network
After the Network Policy and the Research Policy adopted both earlier on this year, the MMI Executive Board completed the series of basic documents of ...
MMI Milestones: Human Resources for Health
"A collection of milestones and key documents of the MMI Network related to human resources for health." MMI Milestones: Human Resources for Health
Chronic Diseases in Developing and Newly Industrialized Countries: A new challenge for Global Health
Basel, 10th November 2009. 8th Symposium of the Medicus Mundi Switzerland Network . Death rates caused by infectious diseases have been overtaken by ...
Do not resolve the Swiss health personal crisis at the expense of the poorest
Basel, 16 January 2012. Together with a broad coalition the Network Medicus Mundi Switzerland launched today a manifesto that addresses the worldwide need ...
A critical shift to chronic conditions Learning from the frontliners
Geneva, 18-20 April 2012. "Chronic diseases are of growing importance. While non-communicable diseases currently ...
The Health Worker Crisis - an analysis of the issues and main international responses
The report "The Health Worker Crisis - an analysis of the issues and main international responses" produced by Health Poverty Action gives an overview ...
What next after the Millennium Development Goals? "Beyond 2015" letter to the UN Secretary General
Directors of 64 organisations (36 Southern and 28 Northern) from 33 countries, among them the Medicus Mundi International Network, sent a letter on behalf ...
Advocacy and HIV
Berne, 17 April 2012. Support groups of people living with HIV turn more and more into advocacy groups to stand up for their interests and rights. The ...
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), ...
MMI Network joins Global Health Workforce Alliance
We are delighted to learn that our membership application to the Global Health Workforce Alliance has been accepted. As a member of the Alliance, the ...
Official relations with World Health Organization confirmed
“The WHO Executive Board recently reviewed the report of our collaboration for the period 2007-2009 at its 126th session. I am pleased to inform you that ...
Alma Ata takes its revenge
"Thailand and Brazil, countries with deeply different traditions and cultures, have both opted to invest in primary care to guarantee all citizens the right ...
Resilience: Fit for Disaster
“Sustainable development”, at least, was driven by the idea to actively and politically shape the world. Conversely, the concept of resilience is only about ...
UHC Day 2015: MMI take home messages
UHC Day 2015 was again an inspiring event. In addition to the simple promotional slogan along " UHC is right - smart - overdue ", there have been many ...
We Can End Poverty. UN Millennium Development Goals Summit
New York, 20-22 September 2010. "With only five years left until the 2015 deadline to achieve the Millennium Development Goals, UN Secretary-General Ban ...
Geneva Global Health Hub: "We are building a strong civil society space in Geneva for more democratic global health"
Geneva/Basel, 5 October 2016. The project of a Geneva Global Health Hub (G2H2) has been launched in a civil society side event to the 69th World Health ...
Annual report 2011 of Smile Train Italia: A year of Smiles
In 2011 Smile Train Italia and its volunteers have succeeded to give back new smiles to more than 1,650 babies affected with facial malformations, giving ...
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 ...
WHO: Impact of the global financial and economic crisis on health
Geneva, 19 January 2009 | WHO | "In view of the concerns being expressed by Member States and other partners regarding the health impacts of the current ...
Global Social Protection Scheme - Moving from Charity to Solidarity
Berlin, 14-16 May 2012. “Charity once was a driving force of what became social protection. It no longer is. Social protection is not about charity. When ...
The need for reform of illicit drug policy
For health organisations, it might seem obvious that the issue of illicit drugs is a public health issue. However, current policies at the national ...
67th World Health Assembly
Geneva, 19-24 May 2014. The agenda of this year's World Health Assembly was  again very long. You might consult the great WHO Watch website for ...