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Festive Opening of the MMS Office in the Suisse Romande

Reception and film « Myanmar Midwife »

Network Medicus Mundi Switzerland

The Network Medicus Mundi Switzerland (MMS), whose goal is the Right to Health for All, has the pleasure to invite you on Tuesday February 7th, 2017 at 6 pm at la Maison des Arts du Grütli to celebrate the opening of its new office for the Suisse romande which is located in Grand Saconnex, Geneva. With this opening, our organization hopes to reinforce its engagement and presence in the Suisse romande area and also to facilitate the interaction with its members, civil society, international organizations, as well as the academia in the international health cooperation.

Festive Opening of the MMS Office in the Suisse Romande

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In the presence of Liliane Maury Pasquier, member of the Swiss Council of States for the canton of Geneva, Dr. Jean Martin, former Chief Medical Officer of the canton of Vaud and former medical officer at WHO, and Thomas Vogel, President of Medicus Mundi Switzerland, there will be a viewing of the documentary film “Myanmar Midwife” which highlights the challenges facing maternal and neonatal care in low income countries. The film will be followed by a discussion and a cocktail reception.

Programme

18:00

Welcome and introducction
Thomas Vogel, President of Medicus Mundi Switzerland

Greetings

18:10

 

Liliane Maury Pasquier, member of the Swiss Council of States, Canton of Geneva

18:20

 

Dr. Jean Martin, former cantonal physician of the Canton of Vaud, former physician at the WHO

18:30

 

Laurence Boymond, Handicap International

Film and panel discussion « Myanmar Midwife »

18:40

 

Film and panel discussion

20:00

 

Closure
Andréa Rajman
, responsible Suisse Romande

20:15   

Reception

Date and place

Tuesday, 7 February 2017
18.00 to 22.00 o'clock

Maison des arts du Grütli

Rue du Général Dufour 16
1204 Geneva

How to get there

map

from the railway station Cornavin you get there by :

  • Bus N° 1 (direction Hôpital Trois-Chêne) : station Cirque
  • Tram N° 5 (direction Pallettes) : station Cirque.

 

Parking:  Plainpalais

Inscription

Entrée libre sur

Contact

Andréa Rajman, Responsible Suisse romande
Phone: 022 920 08 08

Myanmar Midwife

Myanmar Midwife takes an eye-opening look at the situation for trained midwife Daw Nweni Cho, who serves seven villages with a total population of 2,760 people in the Yangon River delta two hours to the north-east of the country's former capital, Yangon.

A documentary by Khin Myo Myat and Carine Weiss (2013)

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