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Access to medicines, innovation and poverty-related diseases


News item

Thursday 16 Mar 2017

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

Childers welcomes renewed EU ambition on waste and recycling #CircularEconomy


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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