MMS Bulletin #133 September 2015
Advancing in the Fight against Neglected Tropical Diseases
Worldwide one billion people are suffering from Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs). The MMS Bulletin discusses how to achieve sustainable progress in the fight against NTDs. And it challenges the problem that the pharmaceutical market threats to fail because of a lacking interest in investing in Research and Development of medicines for poor people. (Photo: Martin Leschhorn Strebel/MMS)Read more
Network Medicus Mundi Switzerland in Cooperation with FAIRMED, Swiss Red Cross, SolidarMed / Sep 09, 2015 / Basel, Congress Center Basel, Room Kairo 2
Swiss Health NGOs for Implementation Research
There is a strong call within the international health cooperation to transform evidence based research into policy and action. Implementation research is often driven by the scientific community. In this side event, the organisers want to turn this argument upside down: NGO want to strengthen applied research in their projects and programmes. They argue that embedding implementation research in their programmes will create applied knowledge and evidence for the scaling up successful NGO interventions.Read more
Video about the highlights of this years aidsfocus.ch conference
HIV/AIDS and vulnerable groups - No one left behind
aidsfocus.ch/MMS This year’s annual aidsfocus conference focused on vulnerable groups such as sex workers, disabled people, gay and lesbians; migrants and prisoners. A video documents some of the highlight of it.
Children's Ebola Recovery Assessment: Sierra Leone
Closure of schools as the issue of primary concern
World Vision To date, there has not been a formal process for children to outline their own priorities for recovery to decision-makers. In mid-March 2015, child-centred agencies conducted a Children’s Ebola Recovery Assessment (CERA) in nine districts ...