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La journée mondiale pour l'hygiène menstruelle est l'occasion de rappeler l'importance des enjeux de santé sexuelle et reproductive © Anna Wanda Gogusey
Every day across the world around 800 million girls and women (including transgender people) of reproductive age are menstruating. This is a universal biological reality, yet for many people it is surrounded by taboo and is linked to increased vulnerability. Menstruation is an issue that concerns...
© Olivier Papegnies
The climate and environmental emergency is a global emergency. It already affects all the world's people and ecosystems, but the most vulnerable people, who have contributed the least to these disruptions, are the hardest hit.
© Elisabeth Rull
The European Safe Abortion Networking Group is a group of national, regional and international SRHR organisations based in Europe, working for universal access to safe, legal abortion.
© Olivier Papegnies
We welcome the efforts of the global health actors and other stakeholders to rally financial support to the research and development (R&D), manufacturing and distribution of COVID-19 vaccines, diagnostics and therapeutics through the May 4th global pledging conference 1 .
Il existe un réel danger que l'accès aux avancées médicales concernant le COVID-19 soit limité. © Olivier Papegnies
COVID-19 has no nation and no ethnicity. If the pandemic goes unattended in one country, it will accelerate beyond that country’s borders, potentially overwhelming the world’s ability to respond.
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On 3 July 2019, the organisations Doctors of the World and Public Eye, represented by Lionel Vial, filed a patent opposition at the European Patent Office against a patent covering Kymriah®, a gene therapy for cancer from Novartis, for which the French Social Security is billed €320,000 per patient...
The next generation of gene therapies used for treating cancer are now available on the market – with the first two CAR-T cell therapies priced at 320,000 and 350,000 euros. As was the case with hepatitis C drugs, these exorbitant prices reveal yet again the extent of the financialisation of the...
Funding and political support for harm reduction is in crisis in many countries around the world. Harm reduction is evidence-based, cost effective and has a positive impact on individual and community health. While harm reduction is far broader than HIV prevention, this call to action centres on...
On the final day of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND), UN member states adopted the resolution "Promoting viral hepatitis prevention and treatment among people who have used drugs". During this plenary session, Wangari Kimenia, Head of Harm reduction for Doctors of the World in Kenya, spoke on...
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