A jar of chocolate spread. That's what the garbage collectors in Bruges get as a reward for their hard work. A jar of chocolate spread.
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A survey of 77 epidemiologists from 28 countries conducted byThe People's Vaccine Alliance* indicates that two out of three of these suspect that we have a maximum of one year before the coronavirus mutates to the point where most first generation vaccines will lose their efficacy and new vaccines will be needed. So, we will need more vaccines soon. Not only in Europe, but also worldwide. Variants know no borders, after all.
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"Today we celebrate half a century of struggle, together with patients, to build a healthy society," says Janneke Ronse, president of Medicine for the People and a nurse. "50 years that patients can go see their GP without paying. 50 years of putting our money where our mouth is. We are incredibly proud of that."​ To mark the occasion, the network of people's clinics is hosting a variety of activities and an online meeting on April 18 at 11 a.m.
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We're back!  With some very good news: ManiFiesta is coming back in 2021! More than ever, we need solidarity, friendship and celebration... In short, everything you can find at ManiFiesta. Make a note of September 11 and 12 in your agenda. We will cross paths, in compliance with the sanitary measures in force, of course. New : ManiFiesta is moving ! This year we will celebrate at the Wellington hippodrome in Ostend.  For all the information, answers to your questions and, of course, your tickets, it's here: www.manifiesta.be We can't wait to be there. What about you?
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With Marianne, the women's organisation of the PTB, we held actions on 8 March. For a minimum wage of 14 euros, for a real handling of violence against women and for a real decriminalisation of the right to abortion. Photo: Maartje De Vries, president of Marianne
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Solidarity and unity in the four corners of the country. From Liege to Antwerp via Brussels, Ghent, Charleroi, Genk, Ostend... Today, on the occasion of the International Day against Racism, 21 rallies took place in 14 Belgian cities. Citizens, associations, trade unions mobilised against racism and hatred at the call of the Platform 21 March. The PTB-PVDA and its youth movements, RedFox and Comac, were present with a message against the division of the working class. Peter Mertens, president of the PTB-PVDA, was present in Brussels. Together we make the world go round. Together, let's fight against racism and discrimination, whether in employment, education, access to housing... #21March #TogetherAgainstRacism #Solidarity
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