MMS Bulletin #151 August 2019
Sexual Rights: Giving Young People a Voice
At this year’s Medicus Mundi Switzerland Network’s conference, young people from Zimbabwe, Paraguay, India, Germany and Switzerland demonstrated that the battle for sexual and reproductive health and rights can only be won if young people themselves take on the responsibility for programmes and projects. There is ample evidence that overcoming young people’s health problems across the globe is hampered by the lack of effective communication about sex and sexuality. This means young people prefer to suffer in silence to avoid shame rather than to seek advice, information and help. Read for yourself the inspiring contributions from our young speakers in the current edition of our MMS Bulletin. (Photo: Timothy Choy-695130-unsplash)Read more
Medicus Mundi Schweiz / Jan 20, 2020 / 9:30-16.30, Hotel Kreuz, Zeughausgasse 41, Bern
Digital Health within Switzerland’s International Health Cooperation
The Network Medicus Mundi Switzerland starts in January 2020 with a programme line on Digital Health within Switzerland’s International Health Cooperation. The goal of the programme is stated like follows: Swiss organisations and institutions working in the field of international health cooperation are using digital health products in an integrated way. They are taking a leading role in Switzerland and in the cooperation with their partners for a digital health approach, that is strengthening health systems and that is promoting an equitable access to health systems.Read more
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