Articles by Daniele Dionisio

Daniele Dionisio is a member of the European Parliament Working Group on Innovation, Access to Medicines and Poverty-Related Diseases. He is an advisor for “Medicines for the Developing Countries” for the Italian Society for Infectious and Tropical Diseases (SIMIT), and former director of the Infectious Disease Division at the Pistoia City Hospital (Italy). Dionisio is Head of the research project PEAH – Policies for Equitable Access to Health. He may be reached at [email protected]

Do the credit policies of the WB, IMF & EC damage health?

Posted in articles by on January 23, 2017

Despite recent positive rhetoric by the IMF, WB and the EC to reform conditionality policies, a gap persists between the declared intentions and the general practice. It is time for the three institutions to turn the rhetoric into reality.   The mandates of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the … Read more »

Access to Medicines Report, green light to action

Posted in articles by on October 3, 2016

The much-anticipated report by the United Nations (UN) High-Level Panel on Access to Medicines went public on 14 September. Hopes that its forward-looking recommendations could speedily succeed are threatened, however, by the load of conflicting issues still on the table worldwide.   The United Nations High-Level Panel on Access to Medicines was … Read more »