Publications

Unleashing Africa's Research Excellence - Maximising Global Health R&I in Africa-EU Development Cooperation

Global health research and innovation (GH R&I) is critical for Africa’s prosperity – but . health and health research are chronically underfunded across the continent.

DSW ADVOCACY STRATEGY
DSW ADVOCACY STRATEGY

When governments prioritise investments and improve policies for young people (especially girls and young women), this has a positive impact on the rest of their lives and indeed whole societies. By gaining the support of decision-makers for our cause, we can achieve more.

INVESTING IN AFRICA’S YOUTH – HOW THE EU CAN BETTER SUPPORT ADOLESCENT SRHR

In many African countries, young people are a majority, often accounting for more than 60 percent of the population. Africa’s youth population is expected to continue to grow throughout the remainder of the 21st century, and to more than double its current levels by 2055. In this context, there is no development without youth.

EDCTP 3 POSITION PAPER

Call for a dedicated R&I instrument for diseases of poverty under FP9: Building on the success of EDCTP.

EU SUPPORT FOR GLOBAL HEALTH R&I – RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE FUTURE FP9

Today one billion people worldwide are affected by poverty-related and neglected diseases (PRNDs), including major diseases like HIV&AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria, and a range of neglected infectious diseases.

YOUNG PEOPLE AND POVERTY-RELATED NEGLECTED DISEASES

Adolescence and youth* is often thought to be the healthiest time of life. Yet, more than half of the world’s 1.8 billion young people aged 10–24 years grow up in ‘multi-burden countries’, characterised by high levels of adverse health outcomes.

ADOLESCENCE AND YOUTH – THE HEALTHIEST TIME OF LIFE?

More than half of the world’s 1.8 billion young people aged 10–24 years grow up in so-called ‘multi-burden countries’, with high levels of adverse health outcomes.

WORKING TOWARDS 2030 – DSW’S STRATEGIC DIRECTION FOR OUR GLOBAL FUTURE

One thing is very clear: young people make up the biggest part of the world’s population, especially in countries affected by extreme poverty.

GOING FURTHER TOGETHER – THE CASE FOR EUROPEAN UNION PARTNERSHIP WITH AFRICA ON REGULATORY HARMONIZATION

The regulation of health products is an essential aspect of a functioning health system. Unfortunately, many low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) lack sustained funding and the technical expertise necessary to robustly and comprehensively regulate the research and registration of new health technologies.

INVESTING IN INNOVATION TO ACHIEVE THE SDGS

Science Technology and Innovation (STI) will play a central role in accomplishing the SDGs, which cannot be achieved with today’s technologies. Supportive policies, bold investment, and coordinated financing in the area of STI will be critical to ensuring the EU’s leadership in sustainable development.

Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in the EU-Africa partnership

The future partnership between the European Union and Africa represents an opportunity to implement existing political commitments, such as the Maputo Protocol, and make sexual and reproductive health and rights a reality for all.

THE FIGHT FOR SEXUAL SELF‑DETERMINATION: THE NEXT ROUND

What progress has been made since 1994 and what action is needed to reach the ICPD goals set out in Cairo?

Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights - Investing in Youth

Young people make up the biggest part of the world’s population, especially in countries affected by extreme poverty. Investing in their sexual and reproductive health and rights is essentails to unleashing their potential.

FILLING THE GLOBAL HEALTH GAPS

Where could EU R&I funding contribute to filling the global health gaps for poverty related and neglected diseases (PRNDs)?

Youth & The Future EU-Africa Strategy

2020 is a crucial year for EU-Africa relations. DSW Youth Champions from Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Ethiopia share their thoughts about the key issues that need to be part of a future strategy in order to unlock the power of youth!

Donors Delivering for SRHR

Donors Delivering for SRHR is a complementary accountability tool to ensure donors continue to advance sexual and reproductive health and rights and that no one is left behind.

SRHR & Climate Change Factsheet

A Countdown 2030 factsheet developed by DSW and IPPF exploring the link between sexual and reproductive health and rights and the European Green Deal. 

SRHR & Digitalisation Factsheet

A Countdown 2030 factsheet developed by DSW with IPPF exploring how digitalisation and sexual and reproductive health and rights can strengthen one another. 

SRHR & Economic Empowerment Factsheet

A Countdown 2030 factsheet developed by DSW and IPPF exploring how sexual and reproductive health and rights are linked to decent work and economic empowerment. 

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