MMS Bulletin #141 May 2017
Health cooperation in fragile contexts
There is a growing number of countries experiencing fragile contexts and international health organisations are more and more confronted to work in such contexts. This poses great challenges to act properly, alleviate suffering, provide the needed health care and setting up health structures without contributing to a further destabilization of the public institutions and thus to the fragility and instability in the country. Building up on an earlier conference on “Health in Fragile Context” (August 2016), the MMS Symposium in November (2016) drew many lessons learnt, enabled networking and mutual learning – about a topic which does not provide easy solutions. Kindly read the interesting articles in our new MMS Bulletin edition. (Photo: Displaced Sudanese Undergo Medical Tests before Journey Home/United Nations Photo/flickr, CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) )Read more
Governance in the focus
Global Fund Board Meeting, Kigali, 3 – 4 May 2017
MMS/aidsfocus.ch MMS/aidsfocus.ch participated at the Global Fund Board Meeting, Kigali, 3 – 4 May 2017 - At the beginning of May the board of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GFATM) met in Kigali. Martin Leschhorn Strebel, civil ...
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Think differently and stay engaged: Health Programming in Fragile Contexts
Issue Paper on Health Series, No. 6
SRC This study is the result of a two-year SRC learning process run by the SRC on the challenges and effective approaches to health work in fragile contexts. The focus is on the interaction between health programmes and their context: How does ...