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MMI statement at the Special Session of the WHO Executive Board on on the health situation in the occupied Palestinian territory

Dear chair, EB members and delegates Dear Dr Tedros and WHO staff As Executive Secretary of Medicus Mundi International – Network Health for All, I…

Swiss NGOs engaged in international health cooperation: How to respond to the call for decolonization?

Dear reader, Medicus Mundi Switzerland – Network Health for All mandated the authors with providing a report on how the civil society members of the…

New York, September 2023: Again, they want to “build a healthier world together”. Whoever believes it…

Photo: United Nations Photo/UN Photo/Rick Bajornas/flickr.com; CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 Unfortunately, this year too there is little hope that key…

Launch of the WHO Civil Society Commission

The WHO Civil Society Commission is a new body launched by the Director-General of the World Health Organization in August 2023. The mandate of the…

Annual Report 2022 of the MMI Network

Speak out and amplify civil society voices Contents Message from the President Secretariat’s report Create, convene, and…

MMI statement at WHO INB5

Statement by the Executive Secretary of Medicus Mundi International – Network Health for All at the resumed fifth meeting on the WHO…

CLIMATE AND HEALTH JUSTICE

A COMMUNITY OF PRACTICE HOSTED BY THE MMI NETWORK Dear colleagues, We herewith invite you to join an emerging civil society community of practice…

MMI inputs to INB briefing and INB4

Statements by the Executive Secretary of Medicus Mundi International – Network Health for All at a briefing convened by Bureau of the WHO…

MMI input to INB3

Statements by the Executive Secretary of Medicus Mundi International – Network Health for All during the third meeting of the WHO…

Building international norms for protecting health workers

An expert roundtable consisting of health workers and trade unionists discussed the role of international legal norms in protecting…

“Our expectations are high…”

Comments on the working draft of the proposed “pandemic instrument”, in the follow-up of the second INB meeting Distinguished members…

Decolonizing Health in Africa

The task group Decolonizing Health in Africa was set up in 2021 by a group of individuals and organisations interested in decolonizing African…

Of cultivation and sovereignty…

Negotiating a pandemic treaty (part II) Some reflections related to section IV of the “working draft, on the basis of progress achieved, of a WHO…

Annual Report 2021 of the MMI Network

Create, convene and sustain… Dear Network members and partners, 2021 was the second year of the Covid-19 pandemic, a global health crisis…

In memoriam Sake Rijpkema

The Medicus Mundi International Network mourns the death of its former President Professor Sake Rijpkema (†11 June 2022). Most of you might not…

Wemos: Year overview 2021

“We are proud to present our year overview 2021! Last year, we managed to seize opportunities for global health, pushing for structural change…

Negotiating a pandemic treaty…

High time to end the compilation mode At  the “second resumed session” of their first meeting, on 6-8 June 2022, the members and the bureau of the…

Three ways to achieve sustainable financing for social health protection

“At Wemos, we believe more in systems change than in addressing single-targeted issues to effectively enhance health equity. Therefore, we were…

How to strengthen pandemic preparedness and response

Proposals for new legal, financial and institutional instruments Overview presentation by Thomas Schwarz, Medicus Mundi International…

Pillars of Health

Wemos | On May 20th, Wemos and partner organisations launched the Pillars of Health coalition and website. It was an engaging and dynamic session,…

Punishing Poverty

How the failed ‘war on drugs’ harms vulnerable communities Health Poverty Action | “The failed ‘war on drugs’ causes a vicious…

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