To meet the global goals, UN must include health R&D indicators in SDG framework

Eoghan Walsh Global Health, HIV & AIDS, Poverty-Related and Neglected Diseases

This article was originally posted by Erin Will Morton, the Director at our partners Global Health Technology Coalition. You can read the original article here. Later this month global leaders are poised to approve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), but a new report commissioned by a leading group of health non-profits including GHTC warns that the SDG targets will not be …

Guest post: 7 Global Health takeaways on the post-2015 negotiations

Eoghan Walsh Global Health, HIV & AIDS, Poverty-Related and Neglected Diseases

This is a guest post by our partners at the Global Health Technology Coalition (GHTC), written by Marissa Chimola. For more information on the GHTC, visit their website. The article was originally published here. Trying to navigate and understand the post-2015 negotiations can be a challenge, so to help add some clarity, last week the Global Health Technologies Coalition (GHTC) …

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

Eoghan Walsh Global Health, HIV & AIDS, Poverty-Related and Neglected Diseases

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”.

Making the case for research and development for health in the post-2015 development agenda

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

Occasionally we host guest editorials for partners and colleagues from across the global health community that strike a chord with us at DSW. Today it is the turn of Claire Wingfield, product development policy officer at PATH. Claire writes about a new paper exploring why research and development (R&D) of high-priority health tools for diseases and conditions affecting low- and middle-income …

EDCTP – European and African countries advancing health technology for poverty-related diseases

Eoghan Walsh Global Health, HIV & AIDS, Poverty-Related and Neglected Diseases

As you may have gathered by previous posts, DSW was proud to be a partner and participant at the 7th EDCTP Forum in Berlin at the beginning of July. As well as presenting our experiences as a partner with EDCTP – more information which you find here – we were also delighted to host a special session outside of the main …

Perspectives from nonprofits on accelerating product development and improving access for low- and middle-income countries

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

In this guest post, Claire Wingfield—product development policy officer at PATH—writes about a series of papers she developed for the GHTC that outlines key challenges, lessons, and potential solutions in advancing research and development (R&D) to address poverty-related and neglected diseases and conditions.   New drugs and vaccines and other health technologies developed over the last few decades have significantly …

World Health Assembly 2014 – what to look out for in Geneva

Eoghan Walsh Development Cooperation, Global Health, HIV & AIDS, Sexual and Reproductive Health

Ahead of the start of the 67th Word Health Assembly in Geneva today, DSW’s Cecile Vernant writes at Devex on the key issues to watch out for. This article was originally published on Devex.com, and can be accessed here. This week the World Health Assembly (WHA) in Geneva brings with it a packed agenda and a whole host of questions around …