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Global Health and Switzerland

Global Health and Switzerland

The right to health means every human being having the right to be born and grow up, to work and grow old without their health being jeopardized by human-influenced actions or by circumstances that humans can influence. This right has to be implemented and protected by individual nation states, but also by the international community. The Medicus Mundi Switzerland network is therefore dedicated to an active, solidarity-based health policy for Switzerland. (Photo: High Level Meeting, New York, June 2016/ Carine Weiss, Medicus Mundi Switzerland)

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Jan 31, 2020 / 14.00-17.30 hrs, Ecumenical Centre (WCC bulding), Route de Ferney 150, Grand-Saconnex, Geneva

Health heartbeats in the age of financial accumulation and digital technology

Closed civil society workshop

Geneva Global Health Hub (G2H2) The Friday afternoon workshop and brainstorming meeting is organized by the Society for International Development (SID) and convened by the Geneva Global ...

Jan 24, 2020

Mercosur-Abkommen: Menschenrechte ernst nehmen!


Alliance Sud Die Schweiz muss vor der Ratifizierung des Freihandelsabkommens mit dem Mercosur die Auswirkungen des Abkommens auf die Menschenrechte überprüfen. Alliance Sud ...

Jan 23, 2020

Urgent health challenges for the next decade

World Health Organisation (WHO) "As a new year and a new decade kick off, WHO is releasing a list of urgent, global health challenges. This list, developed with input from our experts around ...

Jan 21, 2020

Selbstbehandlung - ein noch unerschlossenes Potential auf dem Weg zu Universal Health Coverage?

Devex Die Möglichkeit der Durchführung eines anonymen HIV Selbst-Tests z.B. Zuhause, hat sich als grosse Chance erwiesen sowohl für diejenigen, die nicht die ...

Jan 14, 2020

Global health highs and lows in 2019

Devex "Global health organizations faced immense challenges in 2019. Ebola remains a concern in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and health authorities across ...

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