Sharing knowhow and joining forces towards Health for All

Networking, cooperation, alliances

The idea of the MMI Network as a living community strongly corresponds with an inspiring concept introduced to the MMI Network by Cordaid: "We believe that development is essentially about change in human and in power relations. The ambition of Cordaid is to be the best possible social change agent we can be. To meet the challenges we are faced with, new international relationships are needed. And we need to change the existing ones. The idea of creating Global Communities of Change puts the emphasis on cooperation rather on development, building alliances, joining forces in the pursuance of an overlapping change agenda. It is basically about people (citizens, individuals) and organisations (all types) working together in the pursuance of a social change agenda. It is about agenda sharing, true joint decision-making, and joint designing of goals and results."

News
MMI Secretariat

MMI essay contest "Health cooperation beyond aid - Pathways for change": The winner and the reader

Antwerp, 17 October 2018. In summer, the working group on Effective Health Cooperation of the Medicus Mundi International Network ( MMI EHC ) launched an essay contest among Network ... »Read more | »Show all (8)

Campaign/Advocacy
MMI Secretariat

Universal Health Coverage Day, 12 December 2014

MMI wake-up messages on UHC Day (via Twitter): Which text belongs to which picture? Health for All does not come easy. Coverage AND quality! Don't accept poor healthcare for ... »Read more | »Show all (2)

Conference Report
MMI Secretariat

10th European Congress on Tropical Medicine and International Health (ECTMIH 2017) - and how the MMI Network has been engaged

Antwerp, 16-20 October 2017, 10th European Congress on Tropical Medicine and International Health. "ECTMIH brings together scientists and experts from Europe and from all over the world, ... »Read more | »Show all (11)

Event
Africa CHA Platform

8th Biennial Conference of the Africa Christian Health Associations Platform

Maseru, Lesotho, 27 February - 3 March 2017. For updates, see the Facebook page of the ACHAP secretariat and follow #ACHAP2017 on Facebook and Twitter ... »Read more | »Show all (4)

Project
Wemos

Partnership for affordable medicines and health workers in East Africa

On November 12 2015, Amref Health Africa, the African Centre for Global Health and Social Transformation (ACHEST), Health Action International (HAI), Wemos and the Dutch Ministry of ... »Read more

Article
Health Poverty Action

We won’t end poverty without tackling the structural issues that cause it

Health Poverty Action, June 2017. T here was a sense of deja vu last week when I read the excellent piece by Adam Ramsay exploring why people are losing faith in international aid agencies . ... »Read more | »Show all (16)

Resource/Tool
MMI Secretariat

Health Cooperation: Its relevance, legitimacy and effectiveness as a contribution to achieving universal access to health. MMI discussion paper

This paper on health cooperation and its relevance, legitimacy and effectiveness was discussed at the MMI workshop “ Health cooperation beyond aid ” in Berlin, on 29 September 2016, and ... »Read more | »Show all (5)

Document Actions
Involved Organisations