Visuel Pierre Salignon

Pierre Salignon

Head of Partnerships Division at AFD

5 published articles

The fight against Non-Communicable Diseases: a global emergency
Opinion

The fight against Non-Communicable Diseases: a global emergency

Just 10 years ago, infectious diseases such as tuberculosis, HIV/AIDS and malaria were the main worldwide threat for health. But today, Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs), such as diabetes or cardiovascular disease, which only receive 2% of the total financing allocated by international health...
Stéphane Besançon, Marion Nestle, Pierre Salignon, Gaël Giraud
We need to change approach to address the exploitation of Syrian refugee children
Opinion

We need to change approach to address the exploitation of Syrian refugee children

The war in Syria is continuing, with its consequent suffering and violations of human rights, and no prospect of a rapid resolution. A study by Fondation Terre des Hommes (TDH) published in June 2016 gives chilling insight into the survival conditions of Syrian refugee children, and the different...
Pierre Salignon, Gaël Giraud
In Africa, diabetes and cardiovascular diseases kill more than AIDS. Time to take action.
Opinion

In Africa, diabetes and cardiovascular diseases kill more than AIDS. Time to take action.

5.7% of the adult population in Africa is now affected by diabetes. This disease causes 5.1 million deaths around the world, i.e. 6.8% of annual global mortality. The international community needs to take urgent action.
Pierre Salignon, Mathieu Doré, Stéphane Besançon
Crisis and post-crisis situations: Development agencies are also concerned!
Opinion

Crisis and post-crisis situations: Development agencies are also concerned!

2.6 billion people have been affected by natural disasters over the past ten years. Over 1.5 billion human beings are today living in countries affected by a violent armed conflict. There are 60 million refugees around the world. “Crises” are no longer an exception. From the tragedy in the...
Pierre Salignon, Olivier Ray
ODA in a time of restraint: Development to the detriment of the least developed countries?