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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)



Psychosocial support for ISIL survivors: "Trauma and deep depression are all too common."

Cordaid, October 2018. Cordaid recently started providing psychosocial support to displaced families in Northern Iraq. “Only now, after ISIL and after having found refuge, do psychological and ... »Read more | »Show all (3)

Conference Report
MM Switzerland

Working in Fragile Contexts and Building up Resilient Health Systems

Basel, 2 November 2016. "To end preventable child and maternal deaths, create an AIDS-Free Generation, and protect communities against infectious diseases such as Ebola, we need effective, ... »Read more | »Show all (5)

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

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)

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 (2)

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