MMS Bulletin #143 September 2017
HIV Test and Treat: Are the 90 - 90 - 90 Targets Set for 2020 within Reach?
The UNAIDS-promoted 90-90-90 strategy for testing and therapy has set an ambitious target, especially when we consider that an estimated 37 million people are HIV-positive and only half of them have access to drug therapy. This is partly because some of these people do not know their HIV-status; however, it is also because in a large number of countries access to treatment is still only partially available or not at all. We are facing a double challenge: adequate treatment only becomes possible when someone knows their HIV-status, and access to this treatment must be safeguarded.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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