Civil society welcomes European Parliament push for a more ambitious EU health budget in 2021-2027

26 February, 2019

Members of the EU Civil Society Forum on HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis (TB) and viral hepatitis and the Civil Society Forum on Drugs have reacted to the European Parliament report on the Commission proposal on the European Social Fund Plus (ESF+).

Civil society has welcomed the Parliament’s suggestion to increase the budget for Health Strand and adopt ambitious political leadership for a sustainable regional response to the fight against HIV/AIDS, TB and hepatitis in Europe. Civil society has long been calling on the European Commission to take a leading role in the response to HIV/AIDS, TB and viral hepatitis in the EU by putting in place political strategies

The full reaction letter can be found here.

GHA is a member of the Coordinating Committee of the EU Civil Society Forum on HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis (TB) and viral hepatitis, Informal advisory body established by the DG SANTE to facilitate the participation of HIV/AIDS, viral hepatitis and tuberculosis NGOs and networks in European policy development and programme implementation

For more information, contact Marine Ejuryan at mejuryan@ghadvocates.org