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Astana Global PHC Conference: Official side event on "International cooperation and strengthening or weakening national health policies and systems"
As part of a broader team led by the Secretariat of the International Health Partnership for UHC 2030 ( UHC2030 ) and also including the UHC2030 Civil ...
Of Universal Health Coverage, Power and Promotion
30 April 2019, New York City, early in the morning... If you have read my earlier blog “it’s up to you, New York, New York”, you know that I ...
We Can End Poverty. UN Millennium Development Goals Summit
New York, 20-22 September 2010. "With only five years left until the 2015 deadline to achieve the Millennium Development Goals, UN Secretary-General Ban ...
Health Poverty Action condemns the report "Global Britain: A Blueprint for the Twenty-first Century"
According to MMI Network member Health Poverty Action, aid spending should compensate those most impoverished by the unfair global economic system, not ...
Geneva Global Health Hub: "We are building a strong civil society space in Geneva for more democratic global health"
Geneva/Basel, 5 October 2016. The project of a Geneva Global Health Hub (G2H2) has been launched in a civil society side event to the 69th World Health ...
Annual report 2011 of Smile Train Italia: A year of Smiles
In 2011 Smile Train Italia and its volunteers have succeeded to give back new smiles to more than 1,650 babies affected with facial malformations, giving ...
WHO: Impact of the global financial and economic crisis on health
Geneva, 19 January 2009 | WHO | "In view of the concerns being expressed by Member States and other partners regarding the health impacts of the current ...
Global Social Protection Scheme - Moving from Charity to Solidarity
Berlin, 14-16 May 2012. “Charity once was a driving force of what became social protection. It no longer is. Social protection is not about charity. When ...
Antibiotic Resistance: From Research to Action
Phnom Penh, Cambodia, 5-7 December 2018, 59th Colloquium of the Institute of Tropical Medicine Antwerp . "Antibiotic resistance is a global public health ...
Annual Review and Report 2016-17 of Health Poverty Action
The Annual Review and Annual Report and Accounts 2016-17 of Health Poverty Action are available in English (PDF files)
The need for reform of illicit drug policy
For health organisations, it might seem obvious that the issue of illicit drugs is a public health issue. However, current policies at the national ...
Global Health Cafés
Together with the media platform ViceVersa and other civil society organizations, Wemos started in 2017 a cycle of public venues with the aim to ...
The WHO We Want: Engaging with non-state actors
Being an International Health Policy correspondent via the much appreciated link of the ITM Health Policy Unit with Medicus Mundi ...
"Health for All" by 2030: On the Right Track, or on the Verge of Failing?
Basel, 7 November 2018, MMS Symposium 2018. "Health is a fundamental human right. However, today inequality, poverty, exploitation, violence and injustice ...
67th World Health Assembly
Geneva, 19-24 May 2014. The agenda of this year's World Health Assembly was  again very long. You might consult the great WHO Watch website for ...
Noncommunicable Diseases - joint statement by MMI and PHM at World Health Assembly
Thank you, Chair, for the opportunity to address the Assembly on behalf of Medicus Mundi International and the People's Health Movement. The NCDs (= ...
Position Paper on Universal Health Coverage
"With the Millennium Development goals coming to an end by 2015, a debate is going on about what could be a coherent global framework for the upcoming ...
A stronger voice of civil society at the World Health Assembly?
Many civil society organizations interested in “making WHO work better” (title of a Global Health Watch discussion paper, 2006, available as PDF ) were ...
The global challenge of health workforce
Worldwide, there is a shortage of skilled health workers. Wemos advocated for health workforce worldwide within the EU-funded project Health ...
144th Session of the WHO Executive Board and related civil society activities
Geneva, 23 January - 1 February 2019. The MMI Secretariat and various Network members will actively participate in the 144th Session of the WHO Executive ...
Connecting the Dots
Antwerp, 9-10 October 2019, 60th ITM Colloquium. "ITM colloquia bring together experts from all continents to discuss the most pressing scientific ...
MMI Network joins Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health
Basel, 3 July 2012. The Medicus Mundi International Network becomes a member of the Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health (PMNCH), a WHO led ...
Health in development cooperation and human action. Report 2016
The "Health in development cooperation and human action report" made by Medicus Mundi Spain and Médicos del Mundo was published for the first time in ...
Thematic guide: Noncommunicable diseases
Raising the priority given to noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) in health and development has been a key priority for WHO since the development of the ...
Universal coverage, beyond the numbers. Access for all to quality health services
Brussels, 26 November 2009. Presentations and background material of a seminar organized by be-cause health, the Belgian platform for international health ...
New MMI Network member: Andalusian School of Public Health (EASP)
The Andalusian School of Public Health (EASP) is glad to join the MMI Network and be part of the efforts for improving global health governance, ...
New MMI Network member: International Health Policies Network of the ITM Antwerp
The International Health Policies Network (IHP Network) of the Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp (ITM) is glad to join the MMI Network. The ...
Democratizing the World Health Organization
A progressive erosion of the democratic space appears as one of the emerging challenges in global health today. Such delimitation of the political ...
Environmental Health: Here and There
Basel, 10-11 December 2009. To commemorate the merger of the Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine (ISPM) with the Swiss Tropical Institute (STI), the ...
Mobility of Health Professionals in the EU - Ethical Recruitment and Policy Coherence
Brussels, 05 May 2015 – What role can ethical recruitment play for fair distribution of health workers? What role has Europe in ensuring that freedom of ...