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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…

EUPATI All Aboard to a Better Health Future – presentations online

On December 14 2016, the closing EUPATI workshop named "All Aboard to a Better Health Future" took place in Brussels. The meeting presented the achievements, learnings, goals, work done, accomplishments,…

ECDC Dublin Monitoring Report 2016

The Dublin Declaration monitoring report of the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) was published in 30/01/2017, on the day when the Fast-track the end of AIDS in…

A call to invest in the health of the Russian people

On Jan 12, the World Bank released their Systematic Country Diagnostic for the Russian Federation, Pathways to Inclusive Growth. The report provides an in-depth analysis of current economic conditions in…

What will Donald Trump’s presidency mean for health? A scorecard

Summary US Presidents make their mark on health, for better or worse. Donald Trump campaigned on a populist platform to “make America great again”. While the actual policies his administration…

European Antibiotic Awareness Day 2016

On the occasion of the 9th European Antibiotic Awareness Day, the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) released its latest EU-wide data on antibiotic resistance and antibiotic consumption.…