HIV Vaccine Awareness Day – A vaccine will be transformative!

Eoghan Walsh Uncategorized

Adding a safe, effective and accessible vaccine to the HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment arsenal will make a world of difference to the millions of men, women and children whose lives remain at risk from this disease. On 18 May, we commemorate HIV Vaccine Awareness Day and reiterate US President Bill Clinton’s historic declaration that: Only a truly effective, preventive HIV …

RMNCH – how R&D can respond to the health needs of mothers and children

Eoghan Walsh Uncategorized

Global Health Series: Support for global health is at the core of DSW’s advocacy work, and we focus increasingly on what is known as reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health (RMNCH for short). In particular, we work with partners to see where new and upcoming medical innovations can be used to improve the global health situation in low- and middle-income …

Product Development Partnerships: The cutting edge of Global Health innovation

Eoghan Walsh Uncategorized

Global Health Series: Support for global health is at the core of DSW’s advocacy work. One of the four focus areas for the organisation is to have global health policies and financing include and support SRHR. We recognise at DSW recognises the urgent need to improve the global health situation, and we continue to advocate for health improvements in low- and …

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

Eoghan Walsh Uncategorized

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 …

World AIDS Vaccine Day – Harnessing R&D for a world without HIV and AIDS

Eoghan Walsh Uncategorized

Renate Baehr, DSW Executive Director   World AIDS Vaccine Day, which we celebrate this Sunday (May 18th), is an opportunity to recognise the progress that has been made and to reflect on the negative impact that HIV & AIDS has had on the lives of millions of people worldwide. It is also an opportunity to push for greater support for …

Keeping Global Health high on the international agenda

Eoghan Walsh Uncategorized

Improving global health has been much on the agenda in recent months, and will continue to be a big issue into 2014. Improving global health is one of the core goals of DSW. In line with our work on sexual and reproductive health and rights we advocate strongly in all our activities for increased and improved innovation for the advancement …