Dialysis centre of medico partner Gonoshasthaya Kendra in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Health rights and health crisis

The spirit of ’78

Forty years ago, WHO adopted the pioneering Declaration of Alma Ata. The promise “Health for all” has not been fulfilled, but Alma Ata remains the reference point for medico and partner organisations throughout the world.

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Right to profit, or ...

... human rights. The debate on binding regulation of global business

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Flight and aid in northern Syria

Autonomy under fire

The Turkish occupation of Afrin has initiated a new refugee drama. The future of the Kurdish self-administration remains uncertain. Read more

Trauma and resilience policies

Defending vulnerability

At a conference on psychosocial issues in the medico House, experts from eleven countries defended support on a basis of solidarity for people in need. By Usche Merk. Read more

Call for Support

A hospital for Rojava

medico international supports the reconstruction and the facilitation of a hospital in Cizire, a kurdish canton in northern Syria. Support us! Read more

Antisemitism, Israel, BDS

The need to think in contradictions

Why attempts to define antisemitism from the German vantage point are pretty German when it comes down to it. By Katja Maurer Read more

War and displacement in Syria

Against all borders

The “Kurdish question” is nothing less than the question of democracy and future in the Middle East. By Martin Glasenapp. Read more

Discussion Paper

Philanthrocapitalism in global health and nutrition

The discussion paper analyzes the growing influence of philanthropic actors on global health and suggests ways to limit this. Read more

Dialogue with partner organisations

We’re connected by more than just projects

South Africa, Jordan, Brazil: for the first time, medico has organised regional forums in which several partner organisations came together. On the idea of the forums, the topics for sharing experience and the shift to the right in Latin America: Interview with Karin Urschel. Read more

Cooperation and partnership

Joint reflection rather than unilateral assessment

In an unusual process, medico and the partner organisation “Network of Ex-Asylum Seekers” are reflecting on their cooperation in Sierra Leone. Read more

Resilience

The rise of a concept

Resilience has become a buzzword in development affairs and a yardstick for funding decisions. In regard to security, climate change, natural disasters and terrorism, resilience is given an increasingly dominant role in crisis management. By Usche Merk. Read more

Repressive policy against refugees

Alleged "voluntariness"

All over the world, refugees and emigrants are being forced out of the countries where they have sought refuge. With sheer violence, but in many cases also by programmes for so-called “voluntary” return. By Ramona Lenz. Read more

Analysis

Global Health Watch 5

For over a decade, Global Health Watch has been the definitive source for alternative analysis on health. Read more

Call

Solidarity instead of Homeland

Let's call the problem by its name. It's not called migration. It's called racism. Read more

Flight and aid in northern Syria

Autonomy under fire

The Turkish occupation of Afrin has initiated a new refugee drama. The future of the Kurdish self-administration remains uncertain. Read more

Dialogue with partner organisations

We’re connected by more than just projects

South Africa, Jordan, Brazil: for the first time, medico has organised regional forums in which several partner organisations came together. On the idea of the forums, the topics for sharing experience and the shift to the right in Latin America: Interview with Karin Urschel. Read more

Trauma and resilience policies

Defending vulnerability

At a conference on psychosocial issues in the medico House, experts from eleven countries defended support on a basis of solidarity for people in need. By Usche Merk. Read more

Cooperation and partnership

Joint reflection rather than unilateral assessment

In an unusual process, medico and the partner organisation “Network of Ex-Asylum Seekers” are reflecting on their cooperation in Sierra Leone. Read more

Call for Support

A hospital for Rojava

medico international supports the reconstruction and the facilitation of a hospital in Cizire, a kurdish canton in northern Syria. Support us! Read more

Resilience

The rise of a concept

Resilience has become a buzzword in development affairs and a yardstick for funding decisions. In regard to security, climate change, natural disasters and terrorism, resilience is given an increasingly dominant role in crisis management. By Usche Merk. Read more

Antisemitism, Israel, BDS

The need to think in contradictions

Why attempts to define antisemitism from the German vantage point are pretty German when it comes down to it. By Katja Maurer Read more

Repressive policy against refugees

Alleged "voluntariness"

All over the world, refugees and emigrants are being forced out of the countries where they have sought refuge. With sheer violence, but in many cases also by programmes for so-called “voluntary” return. By Ramona Lenz. Read more

War and displacement in Syria

Against all borders

The “Kurdish question” is nothing less than the question of democracy and future in the Middle East. By Martin Glasenapp. Read more

Analysis

Global Health Watch 5

For over a decade, Global Health Watch has been the definitive source for alternative analysis on health. Read more

Discussion Paper

Philanthrocapitalism in global health and nutrition

The discussion paper analyzes the growing influence of philanthropic actors on global health and suggests ways to limit this. Read more

Call

Solidarity instead of Homeland

Let's call the problem by its name. It's not called migration. It's called racism. Read more

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