• 14 October 2014

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    Category : Entrevista

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    ”It’s impossible to talk about development and democracy without including women”

    Interview with Nava San Miguel, gender expert for the FIIAPP-Secretariat General of International Development Cooperation (SGCID)agreement.

    Next year will reveal which of the eight Millennium Development Goals (MDO) have been achieved in 15 years of work. This initiative will have a second part: the

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  • 09 October 2014

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    Category : Opinion

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    Responses to Ebola

    Can I catch Ebola from an infected person who does not have a fever or show any symptoms? Chesco Nogareda epidemiologist and scientific coordinator of the MediPIET Programmefor the training of epidemiologists in the Mediterranean region, led by the FIIAPP along with the National Epidemiology Centre of the Carlos III Institute(CNE-ISCIII), answers these and other questions about the Ebola virus and Ebola virus disease.

    The current outbreak of Ebola is the largest in history and the first to occur in West African countries. It is affecting several countries in this region (Liberia, Guinea Conakry and Sierra Leone). Because of the way the virus is spread, it does not represent a significant risk for countries distan...

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  • 06 October 2014

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    Category : Opinion

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    Quiet on the set… Filming in Niger

    Ten young Nigeriens were trained in audio-visual production of television advertisements and video-clips in a workshop organized by the ACERCA cultural programme of the AECID and supported by the FIIAPP.

    A TV ad for an airline and a video clip for a Nigerien singer. These were just two of the projects brought to life by a group of ten Nigeriens after a month of training in audio-visual production under the umbrella of the

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  • 30 September 2014

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    Category : Entrevista

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    “The healthcare reform supported by EUROsociAL was the largest in Urugay since 2005”

    Uruguay has shown a strong institutional commitment to the EUROsociAL Programme since the first phase. In this second phase, it is participating in the thematic areas of Education, Social Policies, Public Finance, Justice, Citizen Security and Health. Precisely in the latter, it is playing a dual role of bidder and beneficiary. To learn more about the reforms EUROsociAL is accompanying in the country, we interviewed Elena Clavell, Director General of Uruguay's Comprehensive Healthcare System.

    How would you characterize the reform of the healthcare system in Uruguay?

    The healthcare reform, along with the reform of the tax system, is considered the most important structural reform Uruguay has undertaken since 2005 to date. But, what's more, it's also the reform...

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