MMS Bulletin #136 February 2016
A challenge for Switzerland: Achieving health for all in a changing world
With the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) adopted in September 2015, the United Nations have created a new frame of reference for development cooperation. What does this global agenda 2030 specifically mean in the Swiss foreign and development policy with regard to health? Will the new strategy for development policy, the new message on Switzerland's international cooperation 2017-2020 be able to cope with these requirements? How will the pressure to cut costs in Switzerland affect the new message? The Network Medicus Mundi Switzerland has discussed these questions in its symposium 2015 intensively and publishes some of the contributions and debates in the current MMS Bulletin.Read more
MMS/aidsfocus.ch conference / May 04, 2016 / Bern, Hotel Kreuz
Applying Human Rights to Sexual and Reproductive Health - A reality for all?
Sexual and Reproductive Health is a fundamental human right. There is a renewed push for sexual and reproductive health and rights due to the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 193 UN-member states. Safeguarding sexual and reproductive health and rights of women and men contributes significantly to achieving the Global goals for sustainable development.Read more
MMS/aidsfocus.ch in the Swiss Delegation to the Global Fond Board
MMS/aidsfocus.ch Since last year, MMS/aidsfocus.ch has been a part of the Swiss delegation within the Canadian and Australian "constituency" to the Board of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. We are tasked with bringing in the voices, ...
Bern Malaria Declaration
Reaffirming Switzerland’s leadership role to end malaria
Swiss Malaria Group Bern - 25 April 2016 In order to commemorate World Malaria Day, the Swiss Malaria Group signed together with president of the Swiss national council Christa Markwalder, president of the state council Raphaël Comte and Parliamentarians ...
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