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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…

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…

Improving healthcare, but for whom?

Inventory study on the International Finance Corporation’s investments in healthcare A new study by Wemos shows the need for the International…

Don’t let yourself be put in a category

medico | “A world in disarray remains unpredictable. How should we live in this paradox? Here is one approach….” A remarkable…

“Substantive elements” of a pandemic treaty…

A wish list for urgent action or the core of what needs to be regulated through a new binding international instrument? At the World Trade…

What we need for equitable access to healthcare: Public financing for the public good.

Wemos blog on World Health Day “On World Health Day, we need to talk about solving a major threat for universal and equitable access to…

More climate action is needed to protect our health

Cordaid on World Health Day The climate crisis is intricately connected to major health challenges. According to the WHO, every year, 13 million…

Geneva Global Health Hub: Annual Report 2021

“After two years of a pandemic which world leaders have described with the metaphor of a war, a real war is taking precedence over…

World Health Worker Week: Build the health workforce back better?

4-8 April 2022 is “World Health Worker Week”, and the promotion of this “celebration” of health workers has started already, with Tweets (see…

COVID-19 – A Game Changer in International Health Cooperation?

“The COVID-19 pandemic is changing the global health landscape. It is significantly reshaping health systems and policies and the way in…

Online course “GOVERNING PANDEMICS 101”

“Pandemics such as Covid-19 pose wicked challenges for global governance. The Global Health Centre is piloting a free, open online course…

TRIPS Waiver: Too little, too late

“More than 500 days have passed since – in the midst of the spreading Covid-19 pandemic – the governments of South Africa and India…

MMI Dossier: War in the Ukraine

What MMI Network members do And what they write action medeor Krise in der Ukraine Overview on emergency aid provided by action medeor…

Who has the Facts in Global Health Governance? Diagnosing our Sources of Information, Knowledge and Truth

Input by MMI Executive Secretary Thomas Schwarz to a great webinar organized by the Baháʼí International Community,…

WGPR intersessional meetings: Inputs from TWN, as part of the MMI delegation

To inform its work and in particular the finalization of recommendations to the 75 World Health Assembly, the WHO Working Group on Strengthening WHO…

Kampala Initiative: Annual Report 2021

DECOLONIZE health cooperation DECOLONIZE the critique of aid DECOLONIZE the promotion of solidarity What would the world look like if we opted for…

Intergovernmental Negotiating Body (INB) for a pandemic treaty: Concerns and recommendations regarding public hearings

“Distinguished INB Members, we herewith share with you, for your consideration, some concerns and recommendations related to the implementation…

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