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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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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