European Parliament demands EU increases support for fight against diseases of poverty

In crucial committee vote on the future EU research programme Horizon Europe, Members of the European Parliament call for more public funding to address the burden of AIDS, malaria, tuberculosis and other neglected tropical diseases. Brussels, November 20, 2018: European Parliamentarians sitting in the European Parliament’s Research and Industry committee voted in Brussels today on […]

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ISGlobal Hosts Visit of High Commissioner for the 2030 Agenda

On Thursday 8 September, ISGlobal welcomed Cristina Gallach, High Commissioner for the 2030 Agenda in Spain. The Office of the High Commissioner, which reports directly to the President of the Government of Spain, is responsible for coordinating the implementation of Spain’s Action Plan for the Implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals, which the Spanish Government […]

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One-of-a-kind study seeks to improve care and treatment for fragile population in the Netherlands

Ensuring appropriate and safe antibiotic prescribing for elderly patients: that’s the goal of an Amsterdam UMC led study. The guidelines for diagnosing a urinary tract infection (UTI) include a urine culture but for elderly nursing home residents, bacteria are often present in urine without causing infection and symptoms. Since symptoms of UTI are often vague […]

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