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The awakening of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the World Bank and the WHO?

“Money alone is not the answer [… ] Strong primary health care is capable of meeting the vast majority of communities’ diverse health needs.” – PHCPI Strategy. Last September 2015, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the World Bank and the World Health Organization (WHO
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The Ebola virus disease: another wound in Africa’s health

This summer we are throwing an oblique glance at Western Africa, once more, as a result of the detection of a new outbreak of the Ebola disease. And we are looking in this direction because this virus is increasingly of concern for various reasons: first of all and fundament
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Fighting inequality for the defence of the right to health

The World Health Day is celebrated annually on April 7 to commemorate the anniversary of the founding of the World Health Organisation (WHO) in 1948. The theme for World Health Day 2014 is vector-borne diseases. Vectors are small organisms that carry disease from one infecte
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For the right of women to decide for themselves. Medicusmundi declaration on the draft law that would restrict the right to abortion

In 2011 medicusmundi approved a Declaration on Sexual and Reproductive Rights where its position and its commitment regarding the right of women to decide for themselves is stated. Just like a woman cannot be forced to undergo an abortion, she cannot be forced to become a mo
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