Due to historical as well as geographical reasons, India and East Africa have long been close partners. In the recent period however, and even more so since the early 2000s, these ties have tightened as a result of combined efforts by the government of India and its business community. <...>
Health security issues caught Ifri's attention very early on: the dynamics of epidemics, resilience of health systems, the role of States, international organizations and NGOs. In 2008, for example, Ifri launched a three-year program dedicated to health and the environment. In this context, work has been carried out on various subjects such as H1N1 influenza or international health cooperation.
Acting as a catalyst for international relations, the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated and amplified previously latent geopolitical trends. Since the start of this pandemic, Ifri has produced numerous analyzes on its global, regional or sectoral consequences.
Health Data Governance: Lessons Learned from the COVID-19 Pandemic in Europe, China, and the United States Etudes de l'Ifri, July 2021
The health crisis has triggered a tectonic movement in the recomposition of health data governance and protection models around the world, while accelerating the investment of large digital companies in the field of e-health.
A “Coronavirus Presidency”: The Consequences of the Health Crisis for the German Presidency of the Council of the EU Allemagne d'aujourd'hui, No. 236, April-June 2021
On July 1, 2020, Germany assumed the six-month EU Council Presidency, at a time of global pandemic crisis. This presidency has thus quickly become a “corona presidency” in its objectives and functioning, itself a victim of the pandemic.
Mass vaccination against COVID-19 identifies several groups of countries: rich countries with rapid vaccination; countries that develop and produce vaccines, but do not prioritize vaccination of their own population; and poorer countries that will only achieve herd immunity by 2022 or 2023.
Towards Health for All in Côte d'Ivoire? The Universal Health Coverage as a Means to Redefine the State and to Legitimize the Regime Notes de l'Ifri, may 2021
Based on a field survey carried out in Côte d'Ivoire as part of the research program “Faire des politiques publiques en Afrique”, the author questions the genesis of Universal Health Coverage (UHC) in the field of global health and its appropriation in the Ivorian context.
COVID-19 in Africa: A Continent’s Response to a Global Crisis Politique étrangère, Vol. 85, No. 4, Winter 2020-2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has struck Africa less than expected.
Latin American governments have not responded consistently to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The German Health care System in the Face of the Coronavirus Crisis Notes du Cerfa, No. 156, Ifri, November 2020
The handling of the COVID-19 pandemic by the German government and health system has globally been perceived as a success because of a relatively low death rate.
A Democratic tour de force: How the Korean State Successfully Limited the Spread of COVID-19 Asie.Visions, No. 117, November 2020
While the COVID-19 pandemic is still greatly affecting most of the world, the Republic of Korea has managed to stall the spread of the disease.
The COVID-19 pandemics has highlighted the significance, as well as the deep crisis of the health governance system.
A "Les Jeudis de l'Ifri" videoconference around Francisco DE SANTIBAÑES, Secretary general at the Argentine Council for International Relations (CARI).
North Africa and the Middle East a priori appeared as fragile spaces in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic: significant migratory flows, strong social inequalities as well as in the access to health structures, weak governance, violent protests and open wars could all amplify the...
A "Les jeudis de l'Ifri" videoconférence around Alain ANTIL, Director of Ifri's African Studies Center.
Daniela Schwarzer, Director, German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP), and Thierry de Montbrial, Founder and Executive Chairman, French Institute of International Relations (Ifri), will present and analyze the French and German responses to the...
A videoconference with Clément Beaune, special advisor Europe to the President of the French Republic.
Russia in the Triple Storm: Constitutional Reforms, Economic Crisis, Pandemic Management Les Jeudis de l'Ifri
A "Les Jeudis de l'Ifri" videoconference around Tatiana KASTUEVA-JEAN, Director of Ifri's Russia / NIS Center.
The decision to hold this seminar stems from an observation, made and consolidated throughout the work of the Health&Environment programme, that communication is an essential variable in the good management of global health crises.
By bringing together academics, practitioners and...
With the Regulation REACH (EC) No 1907/2006, adopted on December 2006, the 18th, the European Union (EU) aims to ensure a high level of protection of human health and the environment while enhancing innovation and competitiveness. This new regulation regime represents a shift in the paradigm...
With more than one million HIV-positive people, Russia is one of the countries most affected by HIV/AIDS. The first cases appeared in the USSR in 1987 in the south of Ukraine (port of Odessa). Since then, the number of HIV-positive people has steadily increased.