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European people show their faces against Malaria!
The campaign STOP MALARIA NOW! including several members of the MMI Network ended in December of 2011. Two years of activities in Germany, Spain, ...
Annual Report 2017 of the Community Working Group on Health, Zimbabwe
"The CWGH will continue strive to be the leader in organizing and championing communities' right to health and equitable health services in the ...
Annual Report 2017 of medico international
The Annual Report 2017 of medico international is available in German language (PDF file). Versions in English, Spanish and French are expected to be ...
What collective learning for Universal Health Coverage?
Antwerp, 15-17 October 2018, International workshop at the Institute of Tropical Medicine (ITM) . "Many low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) have ...
Cuamm in Central African Republic
"From July 2018, CUAMM has started to work in Central African Republic, in the Paediatric Complex of Bangui, the only public one in the country. CUAMM’s ...
Follow the pill. Fighting HIV and TB in DR Congo
Since 2012 Cordaid has been the principal recipient of the Global Fund for HIV/AIDS in the Democratic Republic of Congo. In close collaboration ...
Universal Health Coverage in fragile states
"Many of the debates on healthcare for everyone (universal health coverage) address the needs of middle-income countries and emerging ...
Supporting Community Responses to Malaria
STOP MALARIA NOW! developed a new Training Manual to strengthen capacities of Community Based Organizations in application processes of the Global Fund to ...
Dar Naïm's community health insurance scheme
"Dar-Naïm’s community health insurance scheme (Mutuelle Communautaire de Dar-Naïm or MCSDN) was founded in January 2003 and focused on one of the poorest ...
Sustainable healthcare interventions: from blueprint to lasting impact
Basel, 21 November 2014. "At the heart of the Novartis Foundation there has always been a conviction that the projects we are involved in should be as ...
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 ...
Inclusive primary health care in Guatemala
A story from Guatemala, told by Medicus Mundi Navarra, a member of the Federation Medicus Mundi Spain (FAMME). The story is told twice: how it could have ...
Interrelation of Malaria Control Interventions and Community Health Systems Strengthening in Kenya
"Malaria control interventions are mostly being implemented within the structures of the local health system with potential to promote the whole system. In ...
The State as health duty bearer – challenges and threats. International symposium on health systems
Bilbao, 12-13 February 2018. "medicusmundi bizkaia would like to invite you to our next International Symposium on Health Systems 'The State as ...
Mothers and children first
Once upon a time there was Ayen, a 22-year-old woman who had been married for about two years. She had already had three pregnancies: the first had ...
Faith-inspired health care providers in Africa: targeting the poor?
Faith-inspired institutions (FIIs) state as their mission the aim to provide quality health services to all, and in particular to serve the poor or the ...
Community Participation in Public Health: What’s the Added Value in Research and Implementation
Basel, 23 April 2015. "Since the early 1970s, participatory approaches involving community members have been used in the public health sector as a ...
The past, present and future of EPN
For 30 years, the Ecumenical Pharmaceutical Network (EPN) has been actively supporting church health systems, for the benefit of the patient who needs ...
How to...: Reaching sustainability in a rural health centre in Chiapas, Mexico
Everyone who deals with this topic knows it: Ensuring financial sustainability of social services is very hard work. Especially health services ...
30 Years after Alma Ata. The future of Community Health
Basel, 11 November 2008. The Alma Ata International Conference on Primary Health Care in September 1978 was attended by virtually all the member nations of ...
When Beneficiaries Become Agents
"This issue paper presents some of the experiences of the Swiss Red Cross in supporting community-based health care (CBHC) systems in line with the ...