Why we need to finally wipe out TB now

Shane O'Halloran Global Health, Poverty-Related and Neglected Diseases

What do you really know about tuberculosis? If you are living in a high-income country, I imagine that you’ve probably heard of it but never really given it much thought. If this is the case, you should count yourself lucky, as the disease was one of the top ten causes of death and suffering in 2015. In fact, it has …

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

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

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 …

“We want to reach every child” – the GAVI Alliance’s CEO on the importance of financing for childhood vaccination

Eoghan Walsh Development Cooperation, Global Health

Occasionally we host guest editorials for partners and colleagues from across the global health community – here GAVI’s CEO Seth Berkley talks about the potential of vaccines to save the lives of children around the world. Today more and more children across the world grow up healthier and without the threat of numerous potentially fatal diseases thanks to vaccines. Yet we …

Putting your money where your mouth is – Europe needs to redouble its global health support

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

  This article, written by DSW’s Executive Director Renate Baehr, was originally published at EurActiv yesterday. You can read the original article here.   The issue of vaccinations will take centre stage in Brussels this week. Tomorrow, May 20th, the European Commission will host the GAVI Alliance to discuss its future funding needs as the organisation looks towards expanding its …

DSW Reading List – 14th May

Eoghan Walsh Global Health, Poverty-Related and Neglected Diseases, Reading List, Sexual and Reproductive Health

  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!   – Ahead of the European Parliament elections at the end of May, MEP Michael Cashman pops up twice this week, defending universal access to SRHR …