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UNITE GATHERS PARLIAMENTARIANS FROM LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN TO DISCUSS PANDEMIC PREPAREDNESS AND DIGITAL HEALTH

UNITE gathers parliamentarians from Latin America and the Caribbean to discuss pandemic preparedness and digital health UNITE Global Parliamentarians Network to End Infectious Diseases has hold a regional meeting on the 4th and 5th of April, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, to discuss a possible new global health architecture that allows the world to be better prepared for future outbreaks like COVID-19 alongside several discussions on the potential of the digital in the healthcare field. See the declaration of the event [...]

INTERNATIONAL FORUM ON GLOBAL HEALTH PROMOTES A ROUNDTABLE AHEAD OF THE WORLD BANK AND IMF SPRING MEETINGS

International Forum on Global Health promotes a roundtable ahead of the World Bank and IMF Spring Meetings 2022 to discuss the mechanisms for pandemic preparedness Washington DC (April 13, 2022) At the Global Parliamentary Forum 2022 organized by the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank Group, a parliamentary roundtable on essential principles and financing mechanisms for pandemic preparedness and response convened together members of the Panel for a Global Public Health Convention, the International Forum on Global Health, the [...]

PARLIAMENTARIANS FROM WESTERN AND CENTRAL EUROPE DISCUSS THE IMPORTANCE OF INVESTING IN RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT TO PREPARE FOR THE NEXT PANDEMIC

PARLIAMENTARIANS FROM WESTERN AND CENTRAL EUROPE DISCUSS THE IMPORTANCE OF INVESTING IN RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT TO PREPARE FOR THE NEXT PANDEMIC (Lisbon) January 25th: Today, more than 40 participants, including 11 policymakers, from France, Germany, Lithuania, Norway, Spain, Portugal, and the United Kingdom participated in a roundtable to discuss how to prepare the world for the next pandemic and what are the necessary mechanisms for an efficient regional collaboration in order to build more solid and resilient health systems. The [...]

PARLIAMENTARIANS FROM SOUTH AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN DISCUSS HOW TO PREPARE FOR THE NEXT PANDEMIC

PARLIAMENTARIANS FROM SOUTH AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN DISCUSS HOW TO PREPARE FOR THE NEXT PANDEMIC (Lisbon) October 22nd: Today, parliamentarians from South America and the Caribbean participated in a roundtable to discuss how to prepare the world for the next pandemic and what are the necessary mechanisms for an efficient regional collaboration in order to build more solid and resilient health systems. The event was organized by UNITE Global Parliamentarians Network to End Infectious Diseases and the Coalition for Epidemic [...]

UNITE Drug Policy Desk Annual Report 2021

UNITE Drug Policy Desk Annual Report 2021 The first annual report of the UNITE Drug Policy Desk has just been released.  In 2021, the Drug Policy Desk successfully engaged over 189 parliamentarians and policymaking officials from various countries in capacity-building workshops, policy roundtables, peer-to-peer discussions, international conferences, and parliamentary hearings. Our secretariat would like to thank all partners and organisations who contributed to this year's activities. The great achievements of 2021 are the result of your continued and strong support to UNITE and our [...]

UNITE Annual Report 2021

UNITE Annual Report 2021 UNITE Secretariat would like to thank all partners and organizations who contributed to this year’s activities, allowing the network to grow exponentially and reach higher and measurable impact worldwide. Thank you for your continued and strong support to UNITE and its members! UNITE would also like to thank all members of Parliament who commit to ending infectious diseases and take time from their heavy schedules to work together for a common global health agenda. UNITE relies on [...]

UNITE Global Summit 2021 (Virtual)

UNITE Global Summit 2021 (Virtual) Over 1000 policymakers, global health activists and experts joined UNITE Global Summit 2021. From December 6 to 8, over 1000 elected members of parliament, government officials, policymakers, global health experts, practitioners, representatives of civil society, and activists have gathered to discuss the current and persistent challenges infectious diseases pose to people worldwide.For three days, 110 speakers explored how COVID-19 has transformed global health and modern politics and how the international architecture could respond to current & [...]

Citizens’ initiative for responsibly regulating cannabis in Portugal for adult use

Citizen's initiative for responsibly regulating cannabis in Portugal for adult use On September 17, 2021, in an open letter addressed to the Portuguese Parliament, a group of 67 Portuguese personalities defended the regulation of cannabis for non-medical purposes. The letter is the result of the advocacy campaign developed since March 2021 by the citizen’s initiative for cannabis regulation in Portugal. Who are we? The citizens´initiative for responsibly regulating cannabis in Portugal is a group composed of citizens from different expertise [...]

Parliamentarians around the world unite to raise global health in the political agenda

PARLIAMENTARIANS AROUND THE WORLD UNITE TO RAISE GLOBAL HEALTH IN THE POLITICAL AGENDA (Lisbon) 28th September: Today marks the official launch of the International Forum on Global Health (IFGH), a working group of selected parliamentarians from different regional and global parliamentary networks and assemblies gathered under a common global health and economic agenda. Led by UNITE Global Parliamentarians Network to End Infectious Diseases and the Parliamentary Network on the World Bank & IMF, the group met to agree on the [...]

Evidence-Based Drug Policy Workshop for Honourable Members of Parliament in Zimbabwe

Evidence-Based Drug Policy Workshop for Honourable Members of Parliament in Zimbabwe Harare, Zimbabwe, September 24  - Over 80 of Honorable Members of Parliament, including members of the HIV/AIDS Committee, the Health and Child Care Committee and the Sustainable Development Goals Committee; and His Excellency, Minister of Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare Prof. Paul Mavima from Zimbabwe attended an online workshop to discuss responsible and effective evidence-based drug policy interventions, and how Parliamentarians can drive the effort of implementing reform in [...]

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