MMS Bulletin #130 October 2014
Addressing Sexual Violence and HIV
Sexual violence is a fundamental violation of human rights and has a direct impact on the health and wellbeing of people, especially women. Research shows that violence is a major cause of HIV transmission, but also a consequence of HIV infection. The MMS Bulletin explores how sexual and gender based violence increases vulnerability to HIV, AIDS and other STIs. It highlights current interventions to address the consequences of sexual violence on the health of women, children and men. Based on experiences and best practice, the MMS Bulletin explores programming and key actions addressing the consequences of sexual violence on HIV in protection of the survivors of sexual violence.Read more
The Swiss Health Cooperation Symposium / Nov 05, 2014 /
„Not without us! “
It has now been twenty years since the International Conference on Population and Development (ICDP) in Cairo set up new measures and principles concerning sexual and reproductive health. This conference showed how ...Read more
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NZZ Artikel über die Haltung des Netzwerks Medicus Mundi Schweiz zur Ecopop-Initiative
MMS "Bei einer Annahme der Ecopop-Initiative müsste der Bund 10 Prozent seines Entwicklungshilfebudgets in die Familienplanung investieren. Dagegen wehren sich just jene Organisationen, die solche Projekte durchführen." Die Neue Zürcher ...
Local Health as Global Health
Chris Simms on Canada’s First Nations in the MMS Bulletin
MMS Canadians have long been proud of their healthcare system yet current research suggests a worrisome decline in some outcome indicators and rising levels of inequalities over the last few years. One factor explaining a disproportionate ...