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Honest Accounts? The real causes of global poverty
Health Poverty Action , July 2014. There is a story that governments of donor countries like to tell about the rich world’s relationship with Africa. It is ...
68th World Health Assembly and related events
Geneva, 17-28 May 2015. The World Health Assembly is the supreme decision-making body for WHO. It generally meets in Geneva in May each year, and is ...
Defend the World Health Organization from corporate takeover
Civil Society Statement calling on delegates to the World Health Assembly to defend the integrity and independence of the World Health Organization. In a ...
Overcoming the health workforce gap
The chapter of Global Health Watch 4 on the global health workforce crisis tells us that the global deficit of health workers was estimated to be 4.2 ...
Solidarity begins beyond aid
It is good and just to give homeless people shelter for the night, wrote Bertolt Brecht. He added, however, that this will not change the world, or ...
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 ...
Good governance for global health
Public health is strongly influenced by the effects of globalization, which range from free trade to climate change to population growth. Many of the ...
Universal Health Coverage Day, 12 December 2014
MMI wake-up messages on UHC Day (via Twitter): Which text belongs to which picture? Health for All does not come easy. Coverage AND ...
Conflict of interest in multilateral negitiations on nutrition, health, trade
Workshop in Geneva, 28 October 2014. With the Non-State Actors paradigm, recent intergovernmental negotiations taking place in the UN agencies have brought ...
Government must fulfil promises to health workers
"The Community Working Group on Health (CWGH) would like to express grave concern about the recurrent strikes by doctors following failure by government ...
Health-y answers to comple#ity: Are we able to move beyond the control panel? MMI Network meeting and conference
Brussels, 27-29 November 2013, Medicus Mundi International Network meeting hosted by Memisa celebrating its 25 years jubilee and linked to the annual ...
6th High-Level Symposium on Globbal Health Diplomacy : Health diplomacy meets science diplomacy
Geneva, 12 November 2013. The annual high-level symposium of the Global Health Programme explores critical issues and new developments in global health ...
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 ...
Ebola: A game change in global health
Geneva, 21 January 2016. "Crisis often allows change. Do we have indications of a change in global health in the aftermath of Ebola? What proposals ...
Health Cooperation beyond aid
Geneva, 27 May 2017. International health cooperation in today’s world calls for a major renewal. We need less of the classical Official Development Aid ...
MMI joins the WHO Global Coordination Mechanism on the prevention and control of NCDs (GCM/NCD)
Basel, November 2014. In September 2011, Heads of State and Government adopted the Political Declaration of the High-level Meeting of the General Assembly ...
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 ...
Private not-for-profit health service providers in Uganda: Improving opportunities through strategic positioning and co-operation
In the middle of the nineties it became clear that quite a number of providers in the private not-for-profit health sector in Uganda were unable to cope ...
Health System Strengthening: Role of incentives?
Basel, 27-28 November 2008. In the past year there has been a rapid increase in interest and application of cash transfers and other incentives intended ...
In the public interest...Non-governmental health service providers and national health systems
Basel, 6 November 2007. How do not-for-profit non-governmental health service providers perceive their role in the national provision of healthcare? How do ...
Ensure everyone has access to health services
Millions of people worldwide are forced into poverty by having to pay for health services. Sign now and urge world leaders to make universal ...