Sharing knowhow and joining forces towards Health for All

Management and capacities

"Managers are an essential component of the health workforce. Good management is essential for quality service delivery and achieving desired health outcomes. Building leadership and management capacity at the operational level requires a balanced approach covering these four inter-related dimensions: Number and distribution of managers; managers' competencies; management support systems; working environment." (WHO)

Conference Report

Making Health Interventions Work: From validation to application

The 13th Symposium of the Swiss Tropical Institute held on 17th April 2009 focused on the development of health interventions and their translation in to practice. The symposium provided a ... »Read more

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Geneva Health Forum 2016: Sustainable and affordable innovations in healthcare

Geneva, 19-21 April 2016. "The Geneva Health Forum (GHF), a biennial event launched in 2006 and held in the Spring, combines plenary and parallel sessions attended by hundreds of participants, ... »Read more

Medics w.out Vacation

Medics without Vacation: Our actions

"Our doctors and nursing staff operate and treat patients in African hospitals who otherwise would not have any chance of recovery. Our people teach the African staff new techniques hands ... »Read more

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Aiming for Autonomy: A Journey through Cultures

It is more than 50 years now since Renato Monolo Hospital has been established in Kiremba, Northern Burundi. Back then, the Diocese of Brescia, Italy, wanted to offer a gift to its ... »Read more | »Show all (17)


Integrated people-centred health services: New resources

"This growing repository holds WHO documents, scientific publications, implementation reports, toolkits, multimedia and other resources with information and insights about integrated ... »Read more | »Show all (4)

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