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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.
Global Europe 17-07-2018

Horizon Europe – A global health prescription for the EU

EU research and innovation ministers need to increase funding for Horizon Europe and show they are serious about combating poverty-related diseases, says Cécile Vernant.
Global Europe 23-03-2018

EU leaders – Making Europe the world leader on global health must be your legacy

The next EU budget must establish the bloc as the world leader in financing the health research that will end poverty-related diseases, writes Cecile Vernant.
Health 30-03-2016

Call for coordinated European response on tuberculosis

Every year on World Tuberculosis (TB) Day, the World remembers those who have died and the millions that suffer every year from of an infection that is both preventable and curable, write a group of health experts.
Abandoned sanatorium
Health 19-03-2015

Political action is needed to stop Tuberculosis

Greater political commitment to fight tuberculosis is urgently needed, as Eastern Europe is struggling with some of the highest rates of drug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) worldwide, writes Evan Lee.
Health 01-12-2014

Urgent action needed against ‘duo infernale’ of HIV and tuberculosis

Tuberculosis (TB) and multi drug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) are currently experiencing a dangerous upsurge across Europe. It is a public health crisis that is receiving too little attention, write Giovanni Battista Migliori and Stefano Alberti.
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.
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