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Third Global Health Café: financing for health

It has been estimated that annually, roughly $86 per person is needed to guarantee access to health services to everyone, everywhere in the world. Wemos invites the Kenyan doctor Fredrick Oluga to discuss on July 2nd 2018 with other Dutch and international experts about the best way to ensure the funds needed.

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The future of global health, then and now

Linda Mans

Last week, the 71st edition of the World Health Assembly and pre-meetings of civil society discussed topics of this very moment such as health and environment, or the root causes of health inequity. At the same time, the Alma-Ata declaration from forty years ago showed its renewed actuality. That made the Assembly my trip back to the future.

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Elisa Veini

Imagine working at a health clinic for a week on the run. Imagine finding out that your only colleague has left and will not be replaced. Imagine, then, having to rely on your mobile telephone for light while attending a mother giving birth. Does this sound extreme? It is. It is also the reality of health workers in Malawi.

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Baby Teddy

Elisa Veini

Sometimes evidence is simply there without you knowing. I had come to Malawi to talk with people about the shortcomings of the country’s health system. No longer than half an hour after landing at Lilongwe airport, the first case presented itself to me.

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