This topic covers a wide range of issues related to the EU commitment to protect and promote health as a human right for all in the frame of the EC external cooperation. Support to the building of competent health systems, accessibility to basic health services, equity and solidarity values are just some of the principles guiding this cooperation. Maternal and child mortality, the crisis of human resources in the health sector, poverty related diseases and other issues may be addresssed under this topic.
The 9th international conference on public health among greater mekong sub-region countries on the theme ‘Adopting healthy lifestyles: Combating non-communicable diseases’ was organized successfully in Yangon on 22nd and 23rd November 2017.
In the context of the European Disability and Development Week initiated by the International Disability and Development Consortium (IDDC), DSW and Light for the World are glad to invite you to a roundtable, organised in cooperation with the permanent representat
The 9th International Conference Public Health GMR Countries in 2017 Myanmar, was hosted by the University of Public Health in Yangon and supported by HelpAge International, together principal implementers of the NCD transition project under the Support to Public Health Institutes Programme.
On a recent trip to India, Renée Zandvliet, working with EuropeAid’s 'Civil Society and Local Authorities' unit, saw that civil society organisations (CSOs) often play a supportive role in improving the functioning and outreach of public health systems, as well as helping strengthen Human Resources for Health (HRH). As part of capacity4dev.eu's CSOs in India Week, she shares her views.