MMS Bulletin #153 March 2020
Inequity in Health Persists: Should Switzerland Be Concerned?
The 2019 symposium held by the Medicus Mundi Switzerland network focused on the underlying causes of inequities and injustices in the health status of population groups. Inequality of opportunity and injustice make people sick: whether it is in Switzerland or on the European level, in India or Chad. Using a wide variety of examples, the experts demonstrated that if we want to achieve “Health for All” by 2030, we have to break through the social and structural barriers to equal opportunities. The MMS symposium drew new lessons and insights and showed what needs to be done so that access to health for all worldwide can be realised as quickly as possible. Read the fascinating articles in the new edition of our Bulletin. (Photo by Chris Barbalis on Unsplash)Read more
/ May 06, 2020 / Hotel Kreuz, Bern
Realising Gender Equality - Cancelled due to Coronavirus!!
Official Announcement: Medicus Mundi Switzerland regrets to announce that our annual SRHR conference which was due to take place 6th May 2020 has to be cancelled due to the current outbreak of coronavirus.Read more
How sustainable is Switzerland?
Implementing the 2030 Agenda from a civil society perspective
Plattform Agenda 2030 While many stakeholders welcomed the adoption of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in 2015 as a paradigm shift, a certain sense of disillusionment has already set in. More than two years have passed, but what has been ...
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Mental Health has a major influence on HIV treatment in young people
Med in Switzerland #15 August 2019
MMS Many young people struggle with their HIV infection and the lifetime of antiretroviral therapy that it means. They need particularly close support to ensure that their treatment continues uninterrupted. The need to understand and ...