MMS Bulletin #152 December 2019
Child Health beyond the Age of Five - Neglected and Forgotten?
Middle childhood is often referred to as the ‘forgotten years’ of development because the majority of research has focused on development in early childhood or on adolescent growth. It is evident that there is a lack of data and information about this age group, the 5-10 year olds, and in many ways even up to the age of 15. This MMS Bulletin addresses the main topics of middle childhood: from the consequences of child marriage and the overburdening of parents bringing up their children, to better hygiene during menstruation. The Bulletin reveals the knowledge gaps, missed chances and challenges in reaching this age group in order to provide them with more effective prevention, healthcare, treatment and rehabilitation. (Photo by Alex Radelich on Unsplash)Read more
SAVE THE DATE - SRHR Conference Medicus Mundi Switzerland / May 06, 2020 / Hotel Kreuz, Bern
Realising Gender Equality
The year 2020 will mark several important milestones for gender equality and sustainable development, including the 25th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, one of the most comprehensive blueprints for women’s rights worldwide.Read more
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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 ...