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China–Africa partnership to improve access to health care

China and Africa have come together to find new ways of improving access to health care. More than 30 Ministers of Health from across Africa joined the Vice-Premier of China…

Open letter to Gilead Sciences about PrEP by EATG and PrEP in Europe Initiative

Please read and share the letter signed by EATG, as Europe’s transnational HIV treatment and prevention advocacy group, and the PrEP in Europe Initiative (PEI), a partnership of European prevention and…

European cities fill health care gaps for migrants

BRUSSELS, 6 April 2017 – Ahead of World Health Day, PICUM highlights in a new report how cities across Europe help provide access to health care for all migrants in…

New report offers in-depth analysis of health situation in Republic of Moldova

WHO/Europe has launched the third in a series of publications providing in-depth analyses of health situations in Member States. Focused on the Republic of Moldova, the report reveals a health…

Antibiotic research priorities: ready, set, now go

When faced with a medical emergency and limited resources, triage is essential. Deciding where needs are greatest helps to focus attention and provoke action, in line with a utilitarian aim…

Interview with Andrej Senih at the Policy Working Group meeting

In this interview, EATG Policy Working Group chair Andrej Senih discusses the topics and outcomes of the meeting the PWG had on 17-18 March 2017. He also explains the significance…

If not now, when? Time for the European Union to define a global health strategy

A European global health strategy would be a practical step towards ensuring coherence with its substantial global aid programme and its economic interests beyond EU borders. It would facilitate a…

Report: Understanding NHS financial pressures

How are they affecting patient care? The report examines the impact of NHS financial pressures on patient care across four different parts of the health system: genito-urinary medicine (GUM), district…

WHO publishes list of bacteria for which new antibiotics are urgently needed

27 February 2017 | GENEVA - WHO today published its first ever list of antibiotic-resistant "priority pathogens" – a catalogue of 12 families of bacteria that pose the greatest threat…

HIV and gender inextricably linked

The need to increase linkages between gender inequalities and HIV has been stressed as critical to advancing progress in health and across the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at the launch…