This is the Health Network Shareweb of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation SDC. Our staff and partners as well as anybody interested in international health issues are welcome to use the SDC Health Shareweb. This shareweb serves as a gateway to the latest SDC Health Policy and Practice, the Swiss contribution to reaching the Sustainable Development Goals related to health, as well as to general information about the work we are doing. Read more about us...
Regional Face2Face 2016 „Sustainable Financing for Health and HIV/AIDS"
This year, the East and Southern Africa Division in close cooperation
with the SDC health network, organised a regional face-to-face meeting for
knowledge sharing and learning on sustainable financing for health and HIV/AIDS
in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania, from 8-12 May 2016. Read more
World Hepatitis Day 2016
28 July, is World Hepatitis Day. Hepatitis causes 1.4 million deaths
annually—yet less than 5% of people living with chronic viral hepatitis
are aware of it. This is a major bottleneck. Highly-effective treatments
exist but point-of-care tools for affordable, rapid screening to
identify patients in lower- and middle-income countries are entirely
lacking. Read more
New Global Brief on public hygiene and women's dignity
We would like to draw your attention
to the current issue of the SDC Global Brief by our colleagues from the
Global Programme Water. It will give you an insight on SDC Global
Programmes' activities in the field of public hygiene. Lack of access
to adequate sanitary facilities is especially a problem for young girls
and women. Many of them are prevented from working during their period
and exposed to the risk of sexual harassment when there is no toilet at
home. Read more
Call for Projects
With support from SDC, ESTHER Switzerland has launched the first call for projects.ESTHER Switzerland is a network of institutions that engages Swiss hospitals and other institutions in effective and sustainable North-South partnerships. Read more
You can find all relevant information on the call here: www.esther-switzerland.ch/grants
Nutrition Report 2016
The latest edition of the Global Nutrition Report is released. The Global Nutrition Report acts as a report
card on the world's nutrition—globally, regionally, and country by
country—and on efforts to improve it. It assesses progress in meeting
Global Nutrition Targets established by the World Health Assembly. The
World Health Organization is a Global Nutrition Report Partner. The full report and summary available on: http://www.who.int/nutrition/globalnutritionreport/en/ and http://globalnutritionreport.org/the-report/
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