MMS Bulletin #144 December 2017
Leaving no one behind - Reflections on the UN-Agenda 2030
With the Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development in 2015, for the first time all UN member states - including Switzerland - committed themselves to setting the course for a comprehensive global social contract in order to counteract poverty, increasing inequality and the escalating destruction of the planet. The primary objective is for national and international policies to focus more on the global common good and, above all, to reach neglected people (“Leaving no one behind”). Which concrete measures to implement these goals have been taken by Switzerland two years after the adoption of the Agenda 2030? Who are the players and what is at stake? (Photo: © CBM/Trenchard)Read more
MMS Workshop / Nov 30, 2017 / Bern, Atelier Bollwerkstatt
Implementation Research in Switzerland: The Way Forward for a Better International Health Cooperation
To create a better common understanding on the issue and to assess the related skills and capacities, Medicus Mundi Switzerland initiated a qualitative study on the existing practices and capacities regarding implementation research by Swiss NGOs working in international health cooperation. The study has identified challenges, bottlenecks and possible solutions on how to overcome them. At the MMS Workshop the implementation research concept will be reflected upon and the results of the study will be discussed.Read more
Medicus Mundi Switzerland / Sep 28, 2017 / Bern, Swiss Red Cross, Rainmattstrasse 10
MMS Workshop: Comprehensive Sexuality Education
Let’s dig deep into this topic together with Dr Venkatraman Chandra-Mouli (WHO)
Sexual and reproductive ill-health is a major contribution to the burden of disease among young people. The right of access to comprehensive sexuality education (CSE) is grounded in fundamental human rights. The objective of CSE is to ...
Health Cooperation Beyond Aid - Pathways for Change
MMI essay contest 2017
Medicus Mundi International (MMI) In summer the working group on Effective Health Cooperation of the Medicus Mundi International Network (MMI EHC) launched an essay contest referring to their discussion paper on “Health Cooperation: Its relevance, legitimacy and ...
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