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Access to medicines, innovation and poverty-related diseases #a2m

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Blog

Thursday 16 Mar 2017

Last November I was very pleased to host an exhibition and seminar in Strasbourg which brought together progressive and green MEPs, members of national parliaments and EU officials, to hear from, and exchange views with, and academic and NGO experts in the field, including Doctors of the World, Health Action International and Universities Allied for Essential Medicines.  Read More




Childers welcomes renewed EU ambition on waste and recycling #CircularEconomy

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Press Release

Tuesday 14 Mar 2017

Nessa Childers, MEP for Dublin, welcomed today’s approval of a package of legislative proposals by the European Parliament to increase recycling rates and reduce landfilling, warning that Ireland lags behind EU averages. “In Ireland we recycle 37% of our waste and landfill 38% of it. We are underperforming the EU average on both counts, and will need to cover more ground.
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