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A Marshall Plan for #Africa should prioritize Family Planning

A Marshall Plan for #Africa should prioritize Family Planning

| July 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

At this month’s G20 summit, Germany secured a major injection of private investment for Africa as a way to curtail mass migration to Europe. The drive was a win for German chancellor Angela Merkel, who has been driving a campaign for a new Marshall – or “Merkel” – Plan for Africa following the realization that […]

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#HIV, #Tuberculosis, #HepatitisC: European Parliament proposals for tackling communicable diseases

#HIV, #Tuberculosis, #HepatitisC: European Parliament proposals for tackling communicable diseases

MEPs urged the Commission on Wednesday (5 July) to address the increase in HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and viral hepatitis cases in the EU and to develop long-term programmes. A harmonized infection surveillance programme is needed to immediately detect outbreaks of these contagious diseases, assess trends in prevalence, provide disease burden estimates and effectively track in real […]

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#EAPM: Who wants to live forever? How things have changed since Freddie died of #AIDS

#EAPM: Who wants to live forever? How things have changed since Freddie died of #AIDS

| September 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

Freddie Mercury, one-time singer of the rock band Queen and arguably the best frontman to grace this planet, would have been 70 today (5 September), writes European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) Executive Director Denis Horgan. Mercury left us in late 1991 at just 45 years old, due to complications (bronchopneumonia in this case) arising […]

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#Health: ONE and Bono welcome EU’s leadership in the fight against AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria

#Health: ONE and Bono welcome EU’s leadership in the fight against AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria

The European Commission will contribute €470 million to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria for the period 2017-19. This was announced today (3 March) by International Co-operation and Development Commissioner Neven Mimica. Bono (pictured), lead singer of U2 and co-founder of The ONE Campaign and RED, said: “Twenty-seven just became my favourite […]

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World AIDS Day 2015: Joint Statement by EU High Representative Mogherini and Commissioners Andriukaitis, Mimica and Moedas

World AIDS Day 2015: Joint Statement by EU High Representative Mogherini and Commissioners Andriukaitis, Mimica and Moedas

| November 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

On the eve of World AIDS Day (1 December), High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice President of the Commission Federica Mogherini, Health & Food Safety Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis, International Cooperation and Development Commissioner Neven Mimica and Research, Science and Innovation Commissioner Carlos Moedas, on behalf of the Commission, expressed […]

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Fight against HIV/AIDS: Launch of enhanced Action Plan in EU and neighbouring countries for 2014-2016

Fight against HIV/AIDS: Launch of enhanced Action Plan in EU and neighbouring countries for 2014-2016

Today (14 March) the European Commission put forward an Action Plan on HIV/AIDS which prolongs and extends existing EU action in this area, building on the achievements of the Action Plan 2009-2013. The new Action Plan places a greater focus on keeping HIV/AIDS high on the political agenda, tackling HIV-related stigma and discrimination and achieving […]

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MEPs say sexual and reproductive health and rights are matter for member states

MEPs say sexual and reproductive health and rights are matter for member states

| December 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

On 10 December, Parliament passed a non-binding resolution on sexual and reproductive health and rights tabled by the EPP and ECR groups which states that: “The formulation and implementation of policies on sexual and reproductive health and rights and on sex education in schools is a competence of the member states.” The resolution was adopted […]

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