International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women- 25.11.2022

The United Nations designated the 25th of November as the "International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women". The event should raise awareness about all the forms of violence women need to face and mark the launch of the UNiTE campaign (25.11-10.12) to prevent and eliminate violence against women and girls all around the worl.d
The UN General Assembly's "Declaration on the Elimination of Violence Against Women" define violence against women as "any act of gender-based violence that results in, or is likely to result in, physical, sexual or psychological harm or suffering to women, including threats of such acts, coercion or arbitrary deprivation of liberty, whether occuring in public or private life".
Please find relevant documents regarding sexual or gender-based violence in our "Sexual Violence" category

Cholera Outbreaks worldwide

According to WHO, after years of decline, the cases of Cholera are increasing worldwide.  From January to September 2022, 26 countries have reported cholera outbreaks. Syria, Malawi, and Haiti are currently experiencing particularly severe epidemics. More information on  important clinical guidelines, outbreak prevention & control measures, training material, you can find in our CHOLERA TOOLBOX and in our latest Issue Brief 25: Cholera Arabic Information , Issue Brief 26 Cholera Englisch Information, and Issue Brief 27: Choléra information en français et creole.

Planetary Health Toolbox

"Planetary Health " works in an interdisciplinary way and deals with the interrelationships of human health, the economic and social system, and the natural habitat of our planet. The Planetary Health Toolbox includes topics such as One Health, Climate change, biodiversity, and impact on health. We have published an Issue Brief on "Climate Change & Heath" to raise awareness about heat waves as a result of climate change and its impact on health. Be curious and take a look at our introduction video and into the toolbox.


Caregiver: Standard precautions

Henninger, B.; and S. Mauder The MEDBOX Team  (2022)

Dossier Kinderschutz

Die Sternsinger - Kindermissionswerk  (2022)

Africaʼs response to the COVID-19 pandemic. A summary of country reports

World Health Organization WHO, Regional Office of Africa  (2022)

The FAO Action Plan on Antimicrobial Resistance 2021–2025

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations FAO  (2021)

MEDBOX Video Series

The MEDBOX team has produced a new video clip series to virtually explain "The idea behind MEDBOX" as well as the different possibilities of use. Video 2 "How to search a document" deals with searching specific documents, video 3  MEDBOX Features explains how to register, how to use MY MEDBOX and MY NEWS and video 4 TOOLBOXES gives you a brief overview about our available Toolboxes. You find these video clips here in MEDBOX and on YouTube!

Kindred Organisation