Financial Times: global health failures represent a risk to all in our interconnected world

The Financial Times writes that global health failures represent a risk to all in our interconnected world. Taking the spread of Ebola as feature topic, they write that international leadership focuses on disease control without improving the health systems, which led to the rapid spread of Ebola. The article warns that governments, policymakers and donors […]

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EGHRIN member AIGHD celebrates 10 years at the forefront of global health research

In the blink of an eye, 10 years have passed since Professor Joep Lange formally established the Amsterdam Institute for Global Health and Development. What began as a small group of scientists has grown into a diverse, thriving interdisciplinary institute with expertise that spans across several faculties at the two Amsterdam universities. Since their first […]

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Multilateral agencies launch a joint plan to boost global health goals

On the 24th of September, at the United Nations General Assembly, 12 multilateral agencies launched a joint plan to better support countries over the next 10 years to accelerate progress towards the health-related Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Developed over 18 months, Stronger Collaboration, Better Health: Global Action Plan for Healthy Lives and Well-being for All […]

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EGHRIN has provided recommendations for a newly proposed EU-Africa Global Health Partnership

On 30 July 2019, the European Commission published an outline of its plan for the novel EU-Africa Global Health Partnership. “This initiative aims to increase health security in sub-Saharan Africa and Europe, building on the current partnership between the EU, its Member States and sub-Saharan countries.” says Michael Makanga, EDCTP’s Executive Director in a newsletter. […]

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European Commission asks for input EU-Africa Global Health Partnership

On 30 July 2019, the European Commission published an outline of its plan for the novel EU-Africa Global Health Partnership. “This initiative aims to increase health security in sub-Saharan Africa and Europe, building on the current partnership between the EU, its Member States and sub-Saharan countries.” says Michael Makanga, EDCTP’s Executive Director in a newsletter. […]

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EGHRIN publishes on global health research and innovation as priority for Horizon Europe in a Lancet commentary

Investing in global health and innovation should be higher priority in Europe’s new research funding program, according to a newly published Lancet commentary. The piece was developed by members of the European Global Health Research Institutes Network (EGHRIN), whose membership includes research institutes and universities affiliated with global health institutes in Europe. The network, co-launched […]

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