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Innovating the delivery of hypertension care
Gideon Dapaa, 49, a high school teacher from the Lower Manya Krobo District in the Eastern region of Ghana, was diagnosed with hypertension ...
Let's unite to end Tuberculosis
Tuberculosis (TB) is one of the world’s most deadly infectious diseases, striking men, women and children alike. Medici con l’Africa CUAMM is ...
"Now I can be somebody. I can think for myself…"
Berne, 9 September 2014, aidsfocus.ch Meeting Point on psychosocial support in the context of violence, HIV, and poverty. How can girls and women who ...
Increasing burden of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in Africa; the challenge of sustainability in scaling up FBOs response
Lusaka, Zambia, 25-28 February 2013. The Africa Christian Health Associations’ Platform ( ACHAP ) in collaboration with the Churches Health Association of ...
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 ...
How to address sexual violence and HIV
Bern, 10 April 2014, aidsfocus.ch conference. Sexual violence is a fundamental violation of human rights and has a direct impact on the health and ...
Quick malaria response saves lives
On top of the continuing conflict, the vulnerable South Sudanese state of Upper Nile now also has to deal with a serious outbreak of ...
EPN: Fight against Antimicrobial Resistance
EPN News, April 2018. "What exactly does EPN do and how do they work with Action on Antibiotic Resistance (ReAct)? In an interview with Jamie Wagner, ...
The Future of the Swiss Engagement against Malaria
Basel, 22 April 2015. Malaria remains an important public health challenge and a main cause of morbidity and mortality in many countries. Therefore it is ...
Linking HIV and reproductive and sexual health and rights
Bern, Switzerland, 7 April 2011. "A young girl might want to prevent a pregnancy and protect herself from HIV. A woman living with HIV might be pregnant and ...
Miriam's story
Like many other women from Burkina Faso, Miriam lives in Ivory Coast with her husband. Her family had emigrated there to find work. After some ...
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 ...
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 ...
Mental Health: A Forgotten Facet of Healthcare
"Globally close to 450 million people have mental health disorders; more than 75% of that number live in developing countries. According to the World ...
Annual Report 2017 of Medicus Mundi Switzerland
The Annual Report 2017 of the Network Medicus Mundi Switzerland is available in German and French .  
Annual Report 2017 of Emergenza Sorrisi
The Annual Report 2017 of Emergenza Sorrisi is available in Italian language (PDF file)
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, ...
Joint healthcare and humanitarian Ebola response in DR Congo
Cordaid, 8 August 2018. One week after the Ebola outbreak in the Equateur Province was declared over, a new outbreak of the deadly virus hit DR Congo. ...
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 ...
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 ...
World TB Day 2016: Cuamm in the front line in the fight against TB, responds to WHO’s appeal
On occasion of World TB Day on 24 March 2016, the World Health Organization (WHO) has called on countries and partners to “unite to end ...
Stop TB in my lifetime: ancora al fianco di mamme e bambini
Milano, 14 March 2013. At this event related to the World TB Day (24 March), Doctors with Africa Cuamm presents its strategy for the organization's ...
The future of the global AIDS response
Bern, 14 April 2010. The global economic crisis that has induced cutbacks in the spending of Government and international donors also threatens efforts for ...
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 ...
Sleeping sickness: Towards new chemotherapeutic tools
Basel, 9-10 December 2010. Annual Autumn Symposium of the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute. "This year's event focuses on Human African ...
Diabetes and Hypertension: Better diagnosis among TB patients in Luanda
People with diabetes have a risk of developing tuberculosis (TB) 3 to 5 times higher than that of the general population. Moreover, diabetes can worsen ...
EPN members
"More than 100 members from 37 countries that serve almost 300 million people! That is our network, providing healthcare and pharmaceutical services to all. ...
A year of unexpected smiles
In 2010, thanks to the organization of successful surgical missions and scientifical workshops, Smile Train Italy developed a great position on ...
Smack the Mosquito!
What is the most dangerous animal in the world? Is it a lion? Or a snake? No. It is the anopholes mosquito which kills almost one million people every year. ...