MMS Bulletin #139 November 2016
Ageing Societies and Health
The rising life expectancy of the world population will increasingly change and shape the image of 21st century societies and alter them gradually. Today, two thirds of the elderly are already living in the global south and more than half of those with lowest income and partially under precarious social and health conditions. Being more of a “blind spot” in development cooperation until now, scientists and organizations working locally find themselves increasingly confronted with the (health) consequences of this process. This MMS Bulletin approaches a subject which raises questions, but provides only scattered solutions. (Photo: Edmund Revelian/Kwa Wazee)Read more
Network Medicus Mundi Switzerland / Feb 07, 2017 / Cinémas du Grütli, Geneva
Festive Opening of the MMS Office in the Suisse Romande
The Network Medicus Mundi Switzerland (MMS), whose goal is the Right to Health for All, has the pleasure to invite you on Tuesday February 7th, 2017 at 6 pm at la Maison des Arts du Grütli to celebrate the opening of its new office for the Suisse romande which is located in Grand Saconnex, Geneva. With this opening, our organization hopes to reinforce its engagement and presence in the Suisse romande area and also to facilitate the interaction with its members, civil society, international organizations, as well as the academia in the international health cooperation.Read more
WOMEN DELIVER … and so much more than babies
Med in CH #7, June 2016
MMS Gender equality, abortion, child marriage, quality of maternal care, violence against women and investment in Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights, new technology and innovative solutions were just some of the topics discussed at ...
Access to health in fragile contexts
Presentations of the Swiss Red Cross and Cordaid
MMS It is a difficult task to implement health programmes in environments where the health systems are already weak and threatened by a wide range of political and social conflicts. Working in such fragile contexts demands a sensitive approach ...