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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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Aug 23, 2019

Project Manager (70%)

Starting date: ideally Nov. 1st, 2019

ESTHER Switzerland The Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine (ISPM), University of Bern, employs over 130 staff, provides undergraduate and post‐graduate teaching and ...

Aug 21, 2019

Bundesrat gibt ein starkes Zeichen zugunsten der globalen Gesundheit

Finanzielles Bekenntnis zum Global Fund und UNAIDS

Medicus Mundi Schweiz

MMS (MMS/Basel, 21. August 2019) Der Bundesrat hat sich mit den heutigen Finanzentscheiden zugunsten des Globalen Fonds zur Bekämpfung von HIV/Aids, Tuberkulose ...

Aug 15, 2019

Heatwaves Increase Emergency Admissions to Swiss Hospitals

Press release

Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institut (Swiss TPH)

Swiss TPH The fact that heat threatens people's well-being comes as no surprise. The first scientific evaluation of the extent to which heatwaves influence emergency ...

Aug 06, 2019

UHC Declaration: Countries Object Over Sexual & Reproductive Health, Migrants & Refugees

Health Policy Watch "NEW YORK – Negotiations over a planned United Nations political declaration on universal health coverage (UHC) reopened last week after about a dozen ...

Sep 30, 2019 / Graduate Institute, Villa Barton, Rue de Lausanne 132, Geneva

Executive Course on Health Diplomacy and Migration

From 30 Sep. to 2 Oct. 2019; Apply by 19 Aug. 2019

Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies Many different forms of migration exist and human mobility shapes global health, impacting on domestic and foreign poli¬cies of sending, transition and ...

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