News Link n. 48


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 48

The Moral Imperative toward Cost-Effectiveness in Global Health

Multimorbidity. La grande sfida per le patologie croniche

Why China is getting involved in Africa’s health issues

China and Africa explore new opportunities to cooperate on health challenges in Africa and strengthen innovative partnership

Italian aid: No cooperation without integration

US and EU Demand TRIPS-Plus Concessions From Poorest Countries

KEI Comments on US/EU Trade negotiations (TTIP), Docket No. USTR-2013-0019  

Obama Administration Backs New Open Data Policy 

Putting people and planet first

Can urban food security be part of the solution rather than the problem?

Why Open Data Matters: G-8 and African Nations Increase Open Data for Food Security 

UK aid law: Now or never? 

How to end foreign aid and not alienate people

Fighting poverty: Getting value for money from foreign aid

Diarrhoea kills 10,000 under five children in Ghana annually

Vaccine experts recommend practical actions to support vaccine innovation and access around the world 

Merck, Glaxo, health groups bringing cancer vaccines to girls in poor countries 

Formidable Allies Join Effort to Eliminate NTDs

A Battle For Open Public Data In South Africa 

Humanitarians fear politicisation of Somalia aid

Common Market For Eastern And Southern Africa (COMESA) Drafts IP Policy 

WTO Announces Next Step For Azevedo To Become New Director

IPRs And The WTO’s New Brazilian President: Heading South, Hopefully Up 

From Brazil, a new leader for WTO

Incoming WTO Director General urged to make access to medicines a priority 

Brazil slum study: Mobile health tech promising

Analysis: Sending the right message on mHealth

Marshalling smartphones, gravediggers to fight dengue in Pakistan

Mapping prevailing ideas on intellectual property

LDC Request For Waiver Of IP Obligations Meets Conditions From Developed Countries 

Is Health Insurance Good for Health?