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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.…

Time for safer injecting spaces in Britain?

Drug consumption rooms provide a hygienic and supervised space for users to inject or otherwise consume illicitly-obtained drugs, the overarching aim being to reduce or eliminate public injecting and its…

Ukrainian Government to fully finance opioid substitution therapy

The Government of Ukraine has announced that in 2017 it will fully finance from its budget the national opioid substitution therapy programme for people who use drugs, a key population…

At UN, global leaders commit to act on antimicrobial resistance

Collective effort to address a challenge to health, food security, and development 21 September 2016 | NEW YORK - World leaders today signalled an unprecedented level of attention to curb…

Invitation to the EUPATI 2016 Conference

All Aboard to a Better Health Future 14 December 2016 – The Square - Brussels, Belgium. Dear Colleague, In December, patient experts in the medicines research and development process will graduate…

Open Letter to the European Commission on the follow-up of the June 2016 EU Council Conclusions

The  open letter by the European Alliance on Responsible R&D and Affordable Medicines is asking the European Commission to ensure a transparent, inclusive and independent process regarding the envisaged evaluation of…