UNAIDS HANDS UP Campaign for #HIVprevention
Help MMS/aidsfocus.ch raise awareness for young people.
In the lead-up to World AIDS Day 2016, the worldwide hands up for #HIVprevention campaign will explore different aspects of HIV prevention and how they relate to specific groups of people, such as adolescent girls and young women, key populations and people living with HIV.
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Health in Fragile Contexts
Have a look at the documentation of the conference "Health in Fragile Contexts" which took place on the 24.08.2016 in Bern and was organized by the Swiss Red Cross, the SDC and Medicus Mundi Switzerland.
Fragile States 2016
States of Fragility 2016 characterises fragility as the accumulation and combination of risks combined with insufficient capacity by the state, system, and/or communities to manage it, absorb it, or mitigate its consequences.
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Die DEZA verstärkt ihr Engagement in fragilen und konfliktbetroffenen Regionen
Über 40 Staaten weltweit mit einer Gesamtbevölkerung von rund 1.5 Milliarden Menschen gelten als fragil oder gewalt- und konfliktbetroffen – bald wird weltweit die Mehrheit der Armen in fragilen Kontexten leben. Angesichts der wachsenden Herausforderungen bildet die Unterstützung für diese Menschen eine der Prioritäten der Direktion für Entwicklung und Zusammenarbeit DEZA im laufenden Jahr.
“Addressing the root causes of fragility and violent conflict: Switzerland’s commitment”
Statement by Federal Councillor Didier Burkhalter at the 5th Global Meeting of the International Dialogue on Peacebuilding and Statebuilding (IDPS) on the issue of Addressing Fragility and Building Peace in a Changing World.
UNAIDS From health and community systems to systems for health.
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Implementing people-centered health systems governance in 3 provinces and 11 districts of Afghanistan: a case study
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What is a resilient health system? Lessons from Ebola
The fragility of health systems has never been of greater interest—or importance—than at this moment, in the aftermath of the worst Ebola virus disease epidemic to date. The loss of life, massive social disruption, and collapse of even the most basic health-care services shows what happens when a crisis hits and health systems are not prepared.1 This did not happen only in west Africa—we saw it in Texas too: the struggle to provide a coherent response and manage public sentiment (which often manifests as fear) in a way that ensures that disease does not spread while also allowing day-to-day life to continue.