News Link n. 81

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 81

MSF Director: ‘We are losing the battle’ for cheap drugs in developing world  

MSF urges South Africa to stand strong in defiance of aggressive pharma moves to delay change  

Wanted: a new model to encourage pharmaceutical innovation 

UN shifts approach to help Sahel’s 20 million hungry 

Europe-wide opposition to the Syngenta patent on pepper plants 

Africa: New Era Possible in EU Development Aid

EU seals free trade deal with West Africa 

Move On Data Protection Or Fail On TTIP, EU Parliament Chair Says

Quando i cinesi muoiono di lavoro. A Prato 

Chinese development financing to Africa: An update 

For an upside of Sino-Japanese rivalry, look to developing Africa 

International development aid: a ‘hand out’ or a ‘leg up’?

Does US aid have a double standard for procurement?

SOTU 2014: The Developmentista Edition 

Riforma della Cooperazione, Il Manifesto  

Bill Gates is wrong, the rich-poor divide is only getting wider  

No universal health coverage without strong local health systems

Protecting policy space for public health nutrition in an era of international investment agreements

Why 2014 is a key year for women’s rights and gender equality 

African Union Executive Council: African Candidatures within the International System 

WIPO Director General Election: How It Works 

WIPO CASE – Centralized Access to Search and Examination 

Biopiracy Watch

Indigenous Panel At WIPO Asks For International Instrument Compliant With Their Recognised Rights 

Why don’t humanitarian NGOs want free science advice? 

Health Affairs Connected Health Briefing: Reminder And Webcast Information  

Successes And Missing Links In Connected Health

Payors In Care Delivery: When Does Vertical Integration Make Sense?