Sharing knowhow and joining forces towards Health for All

Health in emergencies

"Every day, hundreds of millions of people face threats to health and livelihoods because local and national systems that support their health and lives are overwhelmed or too weak to withstand crises and extreme events. The primary objective in an emergency, whether natural or man-made, is to reduce avoidable loss of life and the burden of disease and disability." (WHO)

 

Conference Report
Cordaid

Promising strategies for building resilience of health systems in fragile settings

Vancouver, 17 November 2016. "The Royal Tropical Institute and Cordaid presented an interactive session at the fourth Global Symposium on Health Systems Research in Vancouver, 16-18 ... »Read more | »Show all (6)

Event
MM Switzerland

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 have been put forward? What is expected ... »Read more

Project
Health Works

Health Works: countries

Afghanistan: Health Works works on the sustainable (re)construction and rehabilitation of health care in areas disrupted by war or disaster. Also in Afghanistan we work with ‘evidence-based’ ... »Read more

Article
MM Italy

...behind the headlines intertwined

Burkina Faso is a land-locked country in Western Africa. The Human Development Index ranks it 183rd among 187 countries. Since 2002 the University Hospital of Brescia, Italy has an ... »Read more | »Show all (3)

Reporting
medico international

Annual Report 2015 of medico international

"medico takes the position that the right to freedom of movement cannot be partitioned. This is why we gave more support than ever in 2015 to those fleeing and to migrant self-organisations. At ... »Read more

Resource/Tool
action medeor

Order medicines at action medeor

Many national and international aid organisations value action medeor as a competent supplier of top quality medicines and medical equipment. In the 4.000 m2 medical store in Tönisvorst, medeor ... »Read more

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