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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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Nov 04, 2020

"Welcome Message" by Federal Councillor Ignazio Cassis to today's MMS Symposium

Basel, 4 November 2020

MMS At today's symposium of the Network Medicus Mundi Switzerland on "health in the digital age", Federal Councillor Ignacio Cassis delivered a welcome message. In ...

Nov 03, 2020

WHO and partners launch new guidance on designing digital health interventions with and for young people

World Health Organisation (WHO) "Digital tools are an increasingly popular approach to improving health worldwide – particularly among adolescents and young people, who are accessing the ...

Nov 05, 2020 / Online Event, 3pm CET

Backsliding or building beyond Covid-19? An introduction to the Resumed 73rd WHA

Graduate Institute Geneva Join us on 5 November 2020 for an introduction to the resumed 73rd World Health Assembly (WHA) hosted by the Global Health Centre and the UN Foundation. This ...

Oct 28, 2020

A peek into COVAX machine; The curious case of the prequalification of Remdesivir

By Priti Patnaik

Geneva Health Files "(...) Our story this week, takes a close look inside Gavi’s COVAX Facility - its governance structures and contracts with countries. Thorny issues of ...

Oct 22, 2020

Health: A Political Choice – Act Now, Together

World Leaders Unite in Their Response to COVID-19

PR Newswire "The COVID-19 pandemic has brought unprecedented global disruption and challenges. It has highlighted and widened existing gaps in universal health coverage ...

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