News Link n. 31

 

The news links are part of the research project GESPAM (Geopolitica, Salute Pubblica e Accesso alle Medicine/Geopolitics, Public Health and Access to Medicines), which aims to focus on the best options for the use of trade and government rules related to public health by resource-limited countries.

 

News Link 31

Dear President Obama: Africa is calling  https://www.devex.com/en/news/80092/print 

2013 EU humanitarian aid budget: Who gets what?  https://www.devex.com/en/news/80093/print 

Widespread Use Of New TB Drug Faces Challenges, Science Reports  http://globalhealth.kff.org/Daily-Reports/2013/January/11/GH-011113-TB-Drug-Approval.aspx 

The Financial Transaction Tax: Globalization’s Payback Time for the World’s Poor  http://www.huffingtonpost.com/philippe-dousteblazy/financial-transaction…  

Q&A: Middle Eastern web technology for social change, with Esra’a Al Shafei  http://www.scidev.net/en/new-technologies/icts/features/q-a-middle-eastern-web-technology-for-social-change-with-esra-a-al-shafei-1.html

India rejects claims it exported fake medicine to Africa  http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/jan/02/india-rejects-fake-medicine-africa 

‘Two Indias exist everywhere, especially in healthcare’ – video http://www.guardian.co.uk/global-development/video/2013/jan/07/india-hea…

Can India Defeat Poverty? http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2013/01/08/can_india_defeat_povert…

Innovation to fund global health http://thehill.com/blogs/congress-blog/healthcare/275677-innovation-to-f…

A  New  Agenda  for  the  G20:  Addressing  Fragile  States  http://blogs.cfr.org/patrick/2012/12/12/a-new-agenda-for-the-g20-addressing-fragile-states/?cid=nlc-public-the_world_this_week-link26-20130104&mkt_tok=3RkMMJWWfF9wsRouuq%2FBZKXonjHpfsX87%2B0uX6%2Bg38431UFwdcjKPmjr1YcGS8Z0dvycMRAVFZl5nQhdDOWN

Disease Eradication  http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMra1200391

Video of the Week: Cash and Carry with the World Food Programme in Zimbabwe http://blog.usaid.gov/2013/01/video-of-the-weekcash-and-carry-with-the-world-food-programme-in-zimbabwe/

USTR holds NGO briefing on TPP negotiations http://www.keionline.org/node/1635

Top tech breakthroughs of 2012 http://www.scidev.net/en/health/news/top-tech-breakthroughs-of-2012.html

Twelve countries sign UN treaty to combat illegal tobacco trade http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=43899&Cr=tobacco&Cr1=%23.UO…

Information is key to effective malaria control http://www.guardian.co.uk/global-development-professionals-network/2013/jan/10/malaria-awareness-raising-africa 

FAO Food Price Index down 7 percent in 2012 http://www.fao.org/news/story/en/item/168067/icode/