Welcome to the Shareweb of the SDC Health Network

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...

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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

09/08/2016 17:23

World Hepatitis Day 2016

Today, 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

28/07/2016 11:49

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

26/07/2016 17:54

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

06/07/2016 09:01

Global 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/

16/06/2016 09:21

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