News Link n. 51

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 51

66th World Health Assembly: 5 takeaways

World Health Assembly: IP Considerations Play Key Role In Final Outcomes 

U.N. High-Level Panel Releases Final Report On Post-2015 Development Agenda, Calls For Ending Extreme Poverty By 2030 

Assessing Population Aging and Disability in Sub-Saharan Africa: Lessons from Malawi?

Science should focus on ‘new’ environmental health risks, EU report says 

MDG Report 2013: Assessing progress in Africa toward the Millennium Development Goals  

PEPFAR: Drug supply chains are stronger, but more steps are needed to reduce risks 

Health groups dismayed by news ‘big tobacco’ funded rightwing thinktanks 

Is there a role for the G8 in helping developing countries raise tax revenues?  

Technical Note: The LDC TRIPS Transition Extension and the Question of Rollback 

The UN and the World Bank: Rare co-operation

Global Fund: New Approach to Funding – a “Striking Change”

HIV laws in Asia-Pacific lack teeth – UNDP

Food Culture Clash: EU, US Conflicting Concepts For GIs; Both Covet Asian Market 

Civil Society Observer At UPOV Gets A Public Face 

Bill Gates urges more aid from China

Asian Development Blog: What comes after the MDGs?

100 years on, Rockefeller Foundation still promotes ‘the well-being of mankind’ 

Generation MDGs: How Youth are Pushing to Reach the MDGs and Shaping the Post-2015 

Diabetes in India rising, with women at a particular disadvantage

The global impact of indian generics on access to health

India has developed a low-cost rotavirus diarrhea virus vaccine that could save lives of lakh of children 

Bringing Health to World’s Poor Goes Beyond Drug Price

Reshaping the fight against poverty