Nessa Childers has been appointed chair of the European Parliament Working group on access to medicines, innovation and poverty-related diseases. The group works in partnership with Global Health Advocates and Médecins Sans Frontières. On taking up the position Ms Childers said “I want to commend the outgoing chair Glenis Willmot MEP on her work with this group.” Read More
Dublin MEP Nessa Childers welcomed yesterday’s vote in the European Parliament to improve controls along the whole of the food production chain. Read More
Nessa Childers, MEP for Dublin, welcomed this week’s vote to tighten EU mercury controls agreed between EU country governments and the European Parliament. Read More
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.
Speech delivered by Nessa Childers MEP at the seminar ‘Healthcare for persons with Disabilities: Home and Abroad’, held on 25th January 2017 in the European Parliament Brussels. Read More