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25/09/2016

Health and Development: What role for the EU?

Development Policy

Health and Development: What role for the EU?

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African governments are increasingly investing in healthcare, but their progress in preventing infectious diseases could be set back without financial support from the EU and other donors.

While both TB figures and HIV infections have been on a downward trajectory for a decade, an UNAIDS African Union report released in July 2013 shows that the fight against malaria has been less successful.