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OPEN LETTER TO CALL FOR AN INCREASED HEALTH CLUSTER BUDGET SHARE UNDER HORIZON EUROPE

Brussels, 24 April 2020 With partner CSOs, research institutes, academia and product development partnerships (PDPs) engaged in advancing global health, Global Health Advocates endorsed an open letter to MEPs urging them to support an increased budget for health cluster in the EU future research and innovation (R&I) framework programme, « Horizon Europe ». Despite the urgent need for strong public funding for R&I in health in the Read More …

Plan de lutte contre le Covid-19 en Afrique : face à la catastrophe sanitaire, les ONGs dénoncent la réponse inadaptée de la France !

COMMUNIQUE DE PRESSE DES ASSOCIATIONS : ACTION CONTRE LA FAIM, ACTION SANTE MONDIALE, EQUIPOP, MEDECINS DU MONDE, ONE, OXFAM FRANCE, LE PLANNING FAMILIAL ET SIDACTION (Paris, le 09 avril 2020) Le ministre de l’Europe et des affaires étrangères et  l’Agence française de développement ont annoncé hier et aujourd’hui le lancement de l’initiative « Covid-19 – Read More …

Global Health Advocates’ Statement on the COVID-19 outbreak

GHA’s statement on the COVID-19 outbreak is available here and below in English. La déclaration d’Action Santé Mondiale sur la flambée de maladie à coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) est disponible ici en français.   Global Health Advocates France (GHA) stands with the victims of COVID-19 and their families worldwide. During this difficult period, GHA’s team is working full time Read More …

The Fight against COVID-19: Public Investments Shall Count for People Not Profits

Brussels, 25 March 2020 GHA joined 60 organisations, including patients, consumers, healthcare professionals, trade unions and public interest organisations to express our position on the importance of the role of public support to research and development during the current global crisis caused by the novel coronavirus. Since January, the European Commission has mobilised millions of Euros to Read More …

Development finance trends / Tendance du financement du développement

Traduction en français ci-dessous   GHA has published a series of policy briefs which aims at analysing political trends in development finance and informing the decision making process at the French, EU and global levels: Shifting development aid narratives: whose interests are being served? Added value of new development instruments: scaling up before impact? Blending private interests Read More …

Carnets de santé en Afrique

Lancé par le Conseil présidentiel pour l’Afrique et l’ONG Action Santé Mondiale, « Carnets de santé en Afrique » trace une série de portraits des initiatives africaines ayant toutes comme objet commun de rendre la santé accessible à toutes et tous. DÉCOUVRIR En débutant en Ethiopie, au Rwanda, puis en passant par le Sénégal, la Guinée, le Botswana, et enfin Read More …

Who should become EU Health Commissioner?

Brussels, 9 September, 2019 As the President-elect of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen is expected to unveil the structure of the new College of Commissioners on Tuesday, September 10, Global Health Advocates joined forces with 43 civil society organisations from Europe to outline the ideal profile of Health Commissioner. Civil society expects from Read More …

Civil Society Campaign to Ensure Future EU Commissioners Deliver for People

As EU countries put forward their nominations for European Commissioners for the 2019-2024 term, GHA has joined forces with civil society organisation from different fields to outline the ideal profile of commissioner candidates to ensure a just transition towards a sustainable economy and society for all. Among others, future EU Commissioners are expected to serve people in Read More …