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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 ...
Tackling injustice with discussion and dialogue
"There are few things as infuriating as injustice. Whether it’s extrajudicial killings in the Philippines , or a boy getting hurt in an airstrike in ...
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 ...
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 ...
Thematic guide: Non-communicable diseases - high on the political agenda in 2011
“Raising the priority given to Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in health and development has been a key priority for WHO since the development of the ...
Civil society meetings ahead of WHO EB140
Geneva, January 2017. As in previous years, but now within the framework of the Geneva Global Health Hub , the MMI Network is contributing to the ...
Equal Opportunities for Health: Action for Development
Doctors with Africa Cuamm, committed for over 50 years to promoting health as a right in Africa, have launched a public awareness campaign on global health ...
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 ...
Polio Eradication and the Implications for Health Governance
Geneva, 11 March 2016. The Global Health Programme at the Graduate Institute has launched an applied research project to analyse the critical dimensions of ...
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 ...
The MMS Strategy 2017-2019: Health for All in a solidary world
In 2016 the Network Medicus Mundi Switzerland (MMS) has worked on its new strategy – with some remarkable results. To be honest: I was very much ...
Development of a Global Strategy on Human Resources for Health: Input by the Medicus Mundi International Network
Since early 2014, the Global Health Workforce Alliance (GHWA) has been coordinating a broad-based  public consultation , through the development of ...