News Link n. 42


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 42

Obama After Meeting with African Leaders

Novartis Loses Patent Bid: Lessons From India’s 3(d) Experience

India Dismisses Antitrust Complaint Against Gilead Sciences

India pressured by U.S. Congressional committee, Pfizer, over drug patents  

Indonesia to override patents for live-saving medicines

East African Community Doubles Efforts To Boost Local Drug Production 

Shasun Signs Licence With MPP to Produce Low-Cost HIV Medicines 

 –Far diventare i farmaci evergreen, come alcune canzoni

The Lancet series: Health in Europe 

UN high-level panel highlights 5 areas of reform post-2015

UPOV 1991 Will Adversely Impact Farmers In Tanzania, Civil Society And Farmers Say 

Sahel crisis not over yet, WFP chief warns

Donate ฿99 To Provide School Meals For Girls In Asia For 2 Weeks (Thailand)

US food aid revolution: rumour or reality?  

A Growing Opportunity: Measuring Investments in African Agriculture

Inequality out of World Bank’s 2030 strategy?

World Bank live chat: Have your say on managing risk and opportunities  

Canada’s International Development Agency Is No Longer; Maybe That’s Not Such A Bad Thing 

‘Grand Challenges In Global Health’ Initiative Calls For Applications For The ‘Next Generation Of Condom’  

Innovation, IPR Cooperation Among Top Priorities For BRICS

BRICS development bank: ‘The devil is in the detail’ 

Callan, Blak and Thomas on China’s foreign aid and investment 

New VSO paper sets out how post-2015 process could put women’s empowerment at the heart of fighting poverty 

Biovision: Personalised Medicine, Climate Change, Sustainability Need Innovation 

Former US Congressman Howard Berman Joins Lobbying Firm

The USA and global health diplomacy: goals and challenges