Category: Press Releases

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 …

Leaving development cooperation behind: is the EU turning its back on Agenda 2030?

Brussels – 14 June 2018 While many are rejoicing at the prospects of increased resources for external action in the face of Brexit, this is by no means justified. The proposal for a Neighborhood, Development, International Cooperation Instrument (NDICI) does not constitute an EU pledge to support partner countries’ efforts to “leave no one behind”. Read More …

A healthy boost to Agenda 2030: EC kicks off Global Fund replenishment with ambitious pledge to end HIV, TB and malaria

    European global health civil society organisations welcome the European Commission’s announcement to increase its commitment to the Global Fund for 2017-2019 Brussels, 3 March 2016. The Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica, announced today that the European Commission will increase its contribution to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Read More …

30-31 March: 1st European Ministerial Meeting on TB

Riga, 31st March 2015 – At the conclusion of the first Eastern Partnership Ministerial Conference on Tuberculosis (TB) and Its Multidrug-Resistance (MDR-TB), the Tuberculosis Europe Coalition (TBEC) applauds the approval of the Riga Declaration by Ministers of Health, Finance and Social Affairs from across European Union Member States and Eastern Partnership countries. TBEC would particularly Read More …