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Breaking News Links, as part of the research project PEAH (Policies for Equitable Access to Health), aim to focus on the latest challenges by trade and governments rules to equitable access to health in resource-limited settings


Breaking News: Link 144


Live web stream from Sixty-eighth World Health Assembly (WHA68) 

Civil society organisations call for delegates to World Health Assembly to defend the integrity and independence of the WHO 

WHA68: Greek Minister of Health – Panagiotis Kouroumplis – calls for de-linkage of R&D from the price of health technologies 

Notes From The 4th Forum On Health Policy And Management In Berlin, Germany 

Two UN Agencies Come Out In Support Of Extension Of TRIPS LDC Waiver 

Transnational Corporations and Health: a Research Agenda 

Socio-Political Determinants of International Health Policy 


Salute e Mercato: una prospettiva dal nord al sud del pianeta 

What do we know about the long-term legacy of aid programmes? Very little, so why not go and find out? 

BRICS in Africa – challenging the old order or consolidating it? 

The Role of Ethnic and Rural Discrimination in the Relationship Between Income Inequality and Health in Guatemala 

Access, Excess, And Medical Transformation: Delivering Durable Health Care In Rural Nepal 

How Texas Lawmakers Continue To Undermine Women’s Health 

A Five-Year Assessment of the Affordable Care Act: Market Forces Still Trump the Common Good in U.S. Health Care 

Free webinar, Human resources for health | 27 May 2015 

High Cost of Hepatitis C Drug Prompts a Call to Void Its Patents

Five Challenges Filed Against Gilead Patent Claims For Hepatitis C Drug 

Letter from Senator Bernie Sanders to the VA, asking for compulsory licenses on Hepatitis C drugs 

HIV 2015: Using Phylogenetics to Enhance the HIV Response Thursday, June 4, 2015 | 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM The New York Academy of Sciences 

More research needed to end malaria 

New Health Policy Brief: Antibiotic Resistance 

From condoms to toilets, why good design is essential for improving global health 

Without ensuring universal access to water, there can be no food security 

The outlook for nutrition and agriculture 

Economic cost of the health impact of air pollution in Europe: Clean air, health and wealth