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Social and economic determinants

Social and economic determinants

"The social determinants of health are the conditions in which people are born, grow, live, work and age, including the health system. These circumstances are shaped by the distribution of money, power and resources at global, national and local levels, which are themselves influenced by policy choices. The social determinants of health are mostly responsible for health inequities - the unfair and avoidable differences in health status seen within and between countries." (WHO)

MMI Secretariat

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 (= Noncommunicable Diseases) initiative is too ... »Read more | »Show all (4)

MMI Secretariat

UHC Day 2015: MMI take home messages

UHC Day 2015 was again an inspiring event. In addition to the simple promotional slogan along " UHC is right - smart - overdue ", there have been many substantial contributions to the dialogue on ... »Read more | »Show all (3)

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MMI Secretariat

Astana Global PHC Conference: Civil society café session on "Calling for a New Global Economic Order - the forgotten element of the Alma-Ata Declaration"

Reacting to a call by the conference organizers, the MMI Network successfully submitted a proposal for a "café session" on "Calling for a New Global Economic Order - the forgotten element ... »Read more | »Show all (5)

MM Switzerland

Health in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

Basel, 23 November 2018. "World leaders are called upon to transform the world by 2030 through a rigorous pursuit of the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), a universal ... »Read more | »Show all (13)

MM Switzerland

40 years after Alma-Ata: What does the future hold?

Bulletin of Medicus Mundi Switzerland, August 2018. "Can an event which occurred in the last century – more precisely, 40 years ago – still retain the strength to influence us today? Yes! The ... »Read more | »Show all (20)

medico international

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 published soon. "For 50 years medico ... »Read more | »Show all (6)

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