Global Health and Switzerland

Global Health and Switzerland

The right to health means every human being having the right to be born and grow up, to work and grow old without their health being jeopardized by human-influenced actions or by circumstances that humans can influence. This right has to be implemented and protected by individual nation states, but also by the international community. The Medicus Mundi Switzerland network is therefore dedicated to an active, solidarity-based health policy for Switzerland. (Photo: High Level Meeting, New York, June 2016/ Carine Weiss, Medicus Mundi Switzerland)

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Jun 05, 2017

A Change of Guard at the WHO

Council on Foreign Relations "With the United States likely to pull back on global health funding, the World Health Organization, under its new director-general, will need to undertake ...

Jun 05, 2017

Can health system research benefit from social sciences?

International Health Policy Is it possible that theories and concepts, which are provided by anthropology, sociology, political science and economics, etc., also be useful for health ...

Jun 11, 2017 / Chalet du Petit Prince. Route du Bout-Du-Monde. 1206 Genève

La Centrale Sanitaire Suisse Romande fête ses 80 ans

Repas, expo photo et musique au programme

Centrale sanitaire suisse romande (CSSR) Fondée en 1937, la Centrale Sanitaire Suisse Romande (CSSR) souffle en 2017 ses 80 bougies. Association toujours dynamique et militante, la CSSR s’engage ...

Jun 05, 2017

Improving Health of Nomadic Populations in Chad

Chad | Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institut (Swiss TPH)

Swiss TPH In Chad, over 78% of the total population lives in rural areas. Accessing health services is often difficult given long distances, a limited number of health ...

Dec 07, 2017 / Parterre Rialto, Basel, Switzerland

Helminth Infection - from Transmission to Control

Swiss TPH Winter Symposium

Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institut (Swiss TPH)

Swiss TPH The Swiss TPH Winter Symposium 2017 invites medical parisitologists, infection biologists, epidemiologists and global health specialists and students to review ...

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