EGHRIN and LERU publish their vision on EC proposal for a European Health Emergency Preparedness and Response Authority (HERA)

February 24 2021 – Today two pivotal advocacy, educational, and research promoting networks from European Universities – the League of European Research Universities (LERU) and the European Global Health Research Institutes Network (EGHRIN) jointly provided their views on the Commission’s perceptions and understanding of the problem and possible solutions in support of HERA’s key functions. The […]

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Expanding the Scope of Research in Planetary Health in Europe

Funded by the ISGlobal Severo Ochoa Strategic Programme, ISGlobal in collaboration with the LSHTM – Centre on Climate Change & Planetary Health and the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare (THL), is hosting the series of 5 weekly webinars: “Expanding the scope of research in Planetary Health in Europe”. The programme is aimed at strengthening the field of Planetary Health, particularly within […]

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Budget new EU research program Horizon Europe finally agreed: EGHRIN to promote research with a relevant impact on the SDGs.

November 13- This week, the EU countries and the European Parliament reached agreement on the new Multi Annual Financial Framework (MFF). For Horizon Europe this means an extra budget of four billion euros. The simple fact that we have an agreement also gives relief that the new framework program can start without delay. On the […]

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Draft proposal for the EDCTP successor program published by European Commission and EDCTP participating states

The European Commission and EDCTP participating states have published an (informal) draft proposal for the EDCTP successor program, the EU-Africa health partnership. The EU–Africa Global Health Partnership –the third program of the European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP3)– will support international research partnerships accelerating the clinical evaluation of drugs, vaccines and diagnostics for […]

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Leaders agree on €80.9B for Horizon Europe

July 21st 2020 – EU leaders have agreed on a budget of €80.9 billion for the Horizon Europe research programme, in the fifth day of a marathon summit to debate the EU’s long-term budget and a post-pandemic economic recovery plan, according to the Internet newsoutlet ScienceBusiness. The final figure is significantly lower than a proposal […]

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EGHRIN hopes for more Global Health focus in the program that aims making Europe the healthiest region in the world

July 15th 2020 – The European Commission has proposed a new, ambitious stand-alone health programme for the 2021-2027 period – the EU4Health Programme. The new Program will be essential in making sure that the Europe EU remains the healthiest region in the world that, has all possible tools available to address health challenges at national […]

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Global Health scholars publish a paper on the potential of Precision Global Health.

Precision medicine has revolutionized certain areas of healthcare in developed countries, such as cancer treatment. Tools such as big data, consumer monitoring, gene sequencing and more are having a deep, lasting impact in the way we approach patients: from one-size-fits-all to personalized interventions. Could it be possible to apply the same principle to global health? […]

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The European Global Health Research Institutes Network Meets in Barcelona

The European Global Health Research Institutes Network (EGHRIN) celebrated its yearly business meeting in Barcelona last February 27, hosted by ISGlobal and the University of Barcelona (UB). The meeting was opened by Prof. Domènech Espriu, Vice-Rector for Research of the UB, who outlined the excellence and strategic importance of health and biomedical sciences at the […]

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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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