About: malaria

Health 01-03-2021

How Brussels can help or hinder the fight against malaria

The EU's Biodiversity Strategy is a defining moment not only for conservation but for setting out the parameters within which people and planet can be protected, writes Fredros Okumu,
Health 20-09-2018

Global health research – a chance for Moedas to shape his legacy

Lawmakers must take the chance to strengthen the EU's investment in treatments for poverty related diseases and make the EU a hub for research excellence, writes José Inácio Faria MEP.
Development Policy 25-04-2018

The clock is ticking on malaria

With drug and insecticide resistance on the rise and slow progress in reducing cases and deaths, the clock is ticking on malaria. The EU must join other health leaders and scale up its efforts to fight the disease, writes Charles Goerens.
Health 08-07-2016

Tackle air quality for the climate and public health

The links between climate change and public health are staggering. By implementing clean air policies, governments can save lives and cut health costs while mitigating climate change, writes Génon Jensen.
Development Policy 18-01-2016

The Dutch have a special responsibility with the Global Goals

The Dutch are in the unique position to both begin and end the EU’s path towards the fulfilment of the Global Goals, writes Tamira Gunzburg.
Development Policy 24-04-2015

Stronger than a mosquito bite: How to win the fight against Malaria

On World Malaria Day, it is important to realise that in spite of progress, for half of the world population, every day is still malaria day, writes Valentina Barbagallo.
Development Policy 20-04-2015

A new political impetus for the fight against malaria

Past successes should not hide what remains to be done towards complete eradication of malaria, write Maurice Ponga and Cristian Dan Preda.
Development Policy 24-04-2014

The EU needs to step up its fight against malaria

Today is World Malaria Day and an increased EU investment in innovative, accessible and effective responses to the killer disease this year will be crucial to determining whether the world reaches a tipping point in eradicating it, writes Caroline Kent.
Health 05-10-2009

We can lead the fight to save children’s lives

Expanded access to pneumococcal vaccines is a key lever to achieving the Millennium Development Goals, which include reducing child mortality by two-thirds by 2015, wrote UK MEP Michael Cashman for EURACTIV, casting light on inequities between rich and poor countries regarding the availability of vaccines.