Global Health R&D and the UK: A win-win

Eoghan Walsh Youth Empowerment

Global Health Series: Support for global health research and development is currently one of the core activities of DSW’s advocacy work in Brussels and across Europe. We are actively working with partners across the region to make sure that the value of global health R&D is understood at all political levels, working together to improve the global health situation in …

Why you need to be in Berlin next week if you work on Global Health

Eoghan Walsh Youth Empowerment

The first six months of 2014 have been busy for the global health community, particularly at the EU level. Throughout the spring, the different players in Brussels and The Hague put the final touches to the next phase of the European and Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership, better known as the EDCTP. This work culminates next week at the seventh …

EDCTP2 – Ready for Launch!

Eoghan Walsh Youth Empowerment

If you have been following the blog over the last month, you may have seen several posts on a mysterious beast named EDCTP. The EDCTP – or European and developing countries clinical trials partnership – is the EU’s foremost R&D investment tool in developing innovative and effective medical interventions to fight poverty-related and neglected diseases.   The European Parliament, as …

World Malaria Day 2014 – The time for accelerating investment is now

Eoghan Walsh Youth Empowerment

  Marking World Malaria Day today, Caroline Kent, Director of Partnerships and Communications at DSW (Deutsche Stiftung Weltbevoelkerung), reflects on what needs to be done to eradicate malaria once and for all.   Today we celebrate World Malaria Day. It is a day to reflect upon the impact the disease continues to have on sufferers, and for looking forward to …