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Time to untie the knots - The WHO reform and the need for democratizing global health
"As representatives of organisations working on campaigns for health and social justice, of academia, governments and multilateral institutions, we gathered ...
Thematic guide: Social and economic determinants of health
"Our thematic guide to internet resources leads you beyond the limits of the Medicus Mundi International Network. Any important resources missing? Please ...
Tax, the extractives industry and health in Sierra Leone
Health Poverty Action has launched a report highlighting how making extractive companies in Sierra Leone pay more tax could provide vital support to the ...
NGO Code of Conduct for Health Systems Strengthening
Basel, 21 December 2010. Today, the Medicus Mundi International Network signed on to the NGO Code of Conduct for Health Systems Strengthening. The NGO ...
MMI Network News, September 2013
Editorial: Dealing with complexity can be rather complicated: MMI Network: Events, news, resources; International Health Policy: MMI Updates. MMI ...
Health: taking care of Europe
The focus of the last issue of Health and Development, the journal of Doctors with Africa Cuamm , is on health in Europe, with contributions by Cuamm ...
Contracting and Perfomance Based Financing
The issue 4/2009 of the journal " Salute e Sviluppo " (Health and Development) published by Doctors with Africa Cuamm contains articles related to ...
Health Cooperation: Its relevance, legitimacy and effectiveness as a contribution to achieving universal access to health. MMI discussion paper
This paper on health cooperation and its relevance, legitimacy and effectiveness was discussed at the MMI workshop “ Health cooperation beyond aid ...
Global Health Leadership and the Mandate of the WHO
After 60 years of esteemed leadership, the World Health Organization (WHO) is embroiled in a crisis of identity characterized by underfunding, incoherent ...
Realising the Right to Health with Disaggregated Data
The health of the most poor and marginalised communities around the world will not be improved without better data collection practices. The ...
Control or Prevention
Berlin, 15 May 2017, Symposium of the German Platform for Global Health | "Health issues have often been a popular topic at global summits. It is quite ...
Is "Value for Money" the best Approach for Improving Weak Health Systems?
Basel, 9 April 2014. The aid community now systematically refers to the “Value for Money” (VfM) concept in relation to health programmes. Still, the ...
Civil Society call for action on universal health coverage
Healthcare around the World is unaffordable for millions of people. However, states are responsible for delivering universal access to health systems ...
WHO reform: The debate
A collection of resources published by the Medicus Mundi international Network for the Democratizing Global Health Coalition on the WHO Reform (DHG). ...
Global Health: Interconnected Challenges, Integrated Solutions
Geneva, 15-17 April 2014. "During recent decades significant progress has been made to focus policy attention and channel new financial resources towards ...
Promoting access to health in fragile contexts: What role for international cooperation?
Geneva, 28 May 2016. The Network Medicus Mundi Switzerland in cooperation with the Swiss Red Cross (a member of MMS) and Cordaid organized a public ...
Health Systems Advocacy Partnership stands for mutual learning
"The Health Systems Advocacy Partnership was launched in Uganda during the project kickoff session in Kampala on 18 March 2016. The strategic ...
Get involved in global health
The MMI blog. "Why should NGOs dealing with international health cooperation get involved in global health, in high politics, debates on issues such as ...
Contracting between faith-based and public health sector in Sub-Saharan Africa: An ongoing crisis? The case of Cameroon, Tanzania, Chad and Uganda
The Medicus Mundi International Network launched the report "Contracting between faith-based and public health sector in Sub-Saharan Africa: An ongoing ...
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 ...
Openness in development aid reaches new level
The Hague, 17 January 2014. The Dutch member of the MMI Network Cordaid has put all her project data online and brought openness in development aid to 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 ...
Focus on fragility
"In 2015, the agenda for the UN’s Millennium Development Goals will be renewed. New plans are currently being made. At Cordaid , we are convinced that ...
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 ...
WHO Global Code of Practice on the International Recruitment of Health Personnel: Stoking up the fire for Code implementation
Geneva, 22 May 2013, Civil Society side event to the 66th World Health Assembly
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 ...
International health cooperation and Health Systems Strengthening. "Federal Café" debate at the Geneva Health Forum 2016
Geneva, 21 April 2016, 12.30-14.00 hrs. The  “Federal Café” debate at the Geneva Health Forum 2016 hosted by MMI and Medicus Mundi ...
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 ...
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), ...
Responsible governance for improved human resources for health: making the right choices
Amsterdam, 15-16 March 2010. Human resources for health (HRH) are a vital component of any health system and are central to attaining the health-related ...