European Year for Development 2015 – time to focus on health!

Eoghan Walsh Uncategorized

Living in Brussels and working on development, you cannot escape the fact that 2015 has been designated the European Year for Development. Each year, the European Union decides to focus on a particular subject, supporting a debate around that issue and promoting it in its work in EU member states. In the past, there have been years for things like …

DSW hosts #LetsSaveLives Tweetchat with Devex on global health R&D

Eoghan Walsh Uncategorized

On November 12th, DSW (Deutsche StiftungWeltbevoelkerung), in conjunction with the Devex campaign “Healthy Means”, hosted a live tweetchat on the value of global health R&D. It was part of a broader campaign to raise awareness of the value of innovation for global health – “Let’s Save Lives”.

Post-2015, the MDGs and Health – a lot done, more to do!

Eoghan Walsh Uncategorized

Every so often, to give a voice to other people and other perspectives, DSW is delighted to host contributions on the blog from partner organisations. It gives us and our partners a chance to start a conversation on issues that are important for us. The opinions expressed in guest blogs do not necessarily reflect those of DSW. This week, Marielle …

What to Read this Week – July 9th

Eoghan Walsh Uncategorized

Every week we post interesting, provocative, informative and thought-provoking articles that we at DSW have been reading – from global health, to sexual rights, to ODA and the future of development assistance. Enjoy!   – The 7th EDCTP Forum took place in Berlin last week – home to one of our offices! The premier forum in Europe for the latest …

What does the new European Parliament mean for women’s health?

Eoghan Walsh Uncategorized

As the new term of the European Parliament meets for its first sitting in Strasbourg, France, this week we are delighted to present a guest blog by by Action for Global Health, based on an interview with Italian MEP, Hon. Pia Locatelli. Right-wing populists have left many in Europe concerned over the place women’s rights will hold in the new European political …

DSW’s Reading List – 23rd April

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  Every week we post interesting, provocative, informative and thought-provoking articles that we at DSW have been reading – from global health, to sexual rights, to ODA and the future of development assistance. Enjoy!   Arthur Neslen of EurActiv has an insightful piece on threats to EU support for family planning and maternal health by religious conservatives. Read more here

DSW’s Reading List – February 19th

Eoghan Walsh Uncategorized

Every week we will be posting interesting, provocative, informative and thought-provoking articles and links that we at DSW have been reading – from global health, to sexual rights, to ODA and the future of development assistance. Enjoy!   Action for Global Health report that European Union development assistance is dropping, another victim of the economic crisis and austerity budgets. Read …