IPCI – 6th Parliamentarians’ Conference on the Implementation of the Programme of Action of the ICPD

Frauke Wiprich Development Cooperation, Global Health, Population Dynamics

I had the great opportunity to participate at the 6th IPCI that took place in Sweden’s beautiful capital Stockholm from Wednesday, April 23rd to Friday, April 25th. It was an amazing experience to meet with and listen to many interesting people from all over the world. I was particularly impressed by the courageous work of female MPs from countries with …

DSW at the PDP Forum in Seattle

Cecile Vernant Global Health, Poverty-Related and Neglected Diseases, Sexual and Reproductive Health

  My colleague from Berlin, Katharina and I spent four days last week in lovely Seattle for the Product Development Forum, organised by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF). It was an intense and packed event with 500 of the most knowledgeable people around the world in the field of Global Health R&D.   The event was a great …

Improving access to immunisation: how the GAVI Alliance can make a difference

Eoghan Walsh Development Cooperation, Global Health, Poverty-Related and Neglected Diseases

  Eight non-governmental organisations, members of the European Immunisation and Vaccines Advocacy Coalition (EIVAC), came together on World Immunisation Week (WIW) 2014 to share their views on access to immunisation and the upcoming GAVI pre-replenishment meeting in Brussels.   The outcome is a position paper entitled “Improving access to immunisation: how the GAVI Alliance can make a difference. The paper – endorsed …