Archive of IFHHRO training and networking meetings




  • 27-30 October 2009
    Meeting Health as a Bridge to Peace in the Middle East - Kusadasi, Turkey
    Organisers: IFHHRO, Human Rights Foundation of Turkey, Norwegian and Turkish Medical Associations & World Medical Association    [ Meeting co-organised by IFHHRO ] 

  • 14-18 September 2009
    Global Training of Trainers: Developing Health and Human Rights Training Courses for Health Workers - De Bilt, the Netherlands

  • 23 April 2009
    Seminar Combating sexual violence and HIV/AIDS in South Africa; legal and medical perspectives

  • 31 January 2009
    One-day symposium on the Right to Health - Utrecht, the Netherlands   
    Organisers: IFHHRO, IFMSA (International Federation of Medical Students' Associations) and Urios (Study Association for International and European Law) 




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  • Ghana: Ban shackling and invest in mental health services

    complicityThe government of Ghana should ensure adequate funding for mental health services in the country, a coalition of Ghanaian and international nongovernmental groups said. This is as a crucial step to eliminating the widespread practice of shackling and other abuses against people with psychosocial disabilities. The coalition includes several mental health and human rights organizations in Ghana, Human Rights Watch, CBM, Disability Rights Advocacy Fund, Anti-Torture Initiative, and the former United Nations Special Rapporteur on Torture Juan Mendez.