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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 ...
Global Health Cafés
Together with the media platform ViceVersa and other civil society organizations, Wemos started in 2017 a cycle of public venues with the aim to ...
The WHO We Want: Engaging with non-state actors
Being an International Health Policy correspondent via the much appreciated link of the ITM Health Policy Unit with Medicus Mundi ...
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 ...
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 ...
A stronger voice of civil society at the World Health Assembly?
Many civil society organizations interested in “making WHO work better” (title of a Global Health Watch discussion paper, 2006, available as PDF ) were ...
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 ...
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 ...
Health in development cooperation and human action. Report 2016
The "Health in development cooperation and human action report" made by Medicus Mundi Spain and Médicos del Mundo was published for the first time in ...
Thematic guide: Noncommunicable diseases
Raising the priority given to noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) in health and development has been a key priority for WHO since the development of the ...
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 ...
New MMI Network member: Andalusian School of Public Health (EASP)
The Andalusian School of Public Health (EASP) is glad to join the MMI Network and be part of the efforts for improving global health governance, ...
New MMI Network member: International Health Policies Network of the ITM Antwerp
The International Health Policies Network (IHP Network) of the Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp (ITM) is glad to join the MMI Network. The ...
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 ...
Environmental Health: Here and There
Basel, 10-11 December 2009. To commemorate the merger of the Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine (ISPM) with the Swiss Tropical Institute (STI), the ...
Mobility of Health Professionals in the EU - Ethical Recruitment and Policy Coherence
Brussels, 05 May 2015 – What role can ethical recruitment play for fair distribution of health workers? What role has Europe in ensuring that freedom of ...
WHO Watch: great work at EB meeting facilitated by Medicus Mundi International
Basel, 24 January 2012. The 130th session of the WHO Executive Board that closed yesterday was again followed by a group of young "WHO Watchers" trained and ...
138th session of the WHO Executive Board
Geneva, 25-30 January 2016. The WHO Executive Board is composed of 34 members technically qualified in the field of health. Members are elected for ...
71st World Health Assembly and related events - MMI participation and contributions
Geneva, 21-26 May 2018. This year's World Health Assembly (WHA) will again a week full of intensive debates on key global health issues, both within ...
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 ...
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 ...
Prevention and control of non-communicable diseases in the face of free trade and market deregulation: How to preserve policy space for public health?
Geneva, 20 May 2014, at the Palais des Nations. Civil society side event to the 67th World Health Assembly.   Free trade agreements ...
MMI Network News, March 2011
WHO reform (editorial by Thomas Schwarz); Network news, events, resources; In memoriam Piet Sleiffers; International health policy and practice: MMI ...
Putting People at the Heart of Development. Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in the Post-2015 Era
Brussels, 28 November 2014, Be-cause health seminar. In 1994, 179 governments reached a remarkable consensus at the International Conference on ...