Author: GHAbruxelles

Engaging citizens and civil society in defining FP9’s missions and maximising societal impact

There is wide recognition that engagement of civil society organisations and citizens has been suboptimal in defining research and innovation (R&I) priorities in Horizon 2020 and in previous EU Research Framework Programmes. Given the increasing importance of communicating, connecting and engaging with European citizens and civil society on the definition of research priorities, this brief Read More …

Détournement de Fonds ? L’aide européenne pour freiner la migration

Action Santé Mondiale revient du Niger et du Sénégal où nous avons rencontré une large palette d’acteurs du développement avec lesquels nous nous sommes entretenus du lancement et de la mise en œuvre du Fonds fiduciaire d’urgence pour l’Afrique (FFU). Le FFU donne un exemple de première main de l’instrumentalisation de l’aide publique au développement en Read More …

L’Unione Europea dirotta gli aiuti allo sviluppo per bloccare i flussi migratori

Bruxelles, 11 settembre. In occasione della riunione dei ministri europei dello sviluppo in Estonia l’11 settembre, un nuovo rapporto della ONG Global Health Advocates dimostra come l’attuale strumentalizzazione degli aiuti allo sviluppo dell’Unione Europea per arrestare i flussi migratori rappresenti una strategia destinata a fallire. Gli aiuti allo sviluppo hanno l’obiettivo di finanziare programmi a Read More …

European Parliament urges EU to give political response to HIV, Tuberculosis and Hepatitis

The European Parliament strongly calls on the European Commission to step up its response to the HIV, TB and Hepatitis epidemics, developing a comprehensive and integrated policy framework to fight the 3 diseases, with a regional approach including countries in Eastern Europe and Central Asia. The response should take into account the massive drop in Read More …

EU Research Policies for Peace, People and Planet – Civil Society Perspective on FP9

Peace people and planet – Campaigners call for EU research agenda to shift focus from private benefits to global public goods Brussels, 30 June 2017 – Ahead of the conference “Research – Shaping our Future” on 3 July, gathering leading EU policymakers, innovators and research institutions, civil society groups call for the next EU Research Read More …

Ensuring Equitable Access to Medicines – Discussion on The Way Forward

Access to affordable essential medicines and vaccines, a key priority of Sustainable Development Goal 3 on health (SDG 3), remains a severe threat for millions of people worldwide. Often, health budgets can no longer cover the costs of extremely high-priced medicines, especially in countries transitioning from donor support. These challenges are becoming pressing in ACP Read More …

New report on the Community-Based Management of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM)

On 11th May 2017, Global Health Advocates, together with Action Against Hunger and International Medical Corps, are launching a new report: “Financing the sustainable scale-up of CMAM in high-burden countries. With case studies from Nepal & Kenya” From one million in 2009, the number of children accessing treatment for severe acute malnutrition rose to 3.2 million Read More …