Health cooperation beyond aid – reflection on relevance, legitimacy and effectiveness of Global Health cooperation
16/10 - 30/11/2017


Health cooperation beyond aid’ – a reflection amongst Belgian platform members and (international) partners

Pre-event to the ECTMIH 2017, ITM, Antwerp – Monday 16th October, 1 – 4 pm CET

  • Venue: Institute of Tropical Medicine – ITM, Auditorium Nationalestraat 155, 2000 Antwerp
  • Organiser and host: Be-cause health platform; Co-organiser: Medicus Mundi International – MMI



A changing nature of health cooperation and the increasing prominence of global health in international politics affects how we (could) define international health cooperation. The sustainable development (SDG) agenda requires in itself a transformative change of working to attain the health goals. In addition, governments and policy-makers take a paradigm shift from international to global health, and seem to put (health) cooperation beyond aid.



Background documents

  • Health Cooperation – Its relevance, legitimacy and effectiveness as a contribution to achieving universal access to health. MMI EHC discussion paper, October 2016  Download PDF
  • Reflecting about paradigm shifts… Editorial by Remco van de Pas, ITM IHP / MMI EHC  Download PDF