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Are these the global health leaders who will save humanity? 

Ban welcomes UN Assembly’s endorsement of action plan on post-2015 development financing 

Fit for whose purpose? Private funding and corporate influence in the United Nations 

The Impact of Publicly Supported Private Finance on Development And Poverty Reduction In Africa: Case of Rwanda & Zambia 

The new debt trap: how the response to the last global financial crisis has laid the ground for the next  

TPP Trade Talks at Pivotal Stage as Hawaii Meet Nears Conclusion 

The TPP’s Reckless Proposals For Damages Will Have Negative Impact On Future Reform Of IPR Regimes 

TPP Negotiators Must Fix the Most Damaging Trade Agreement Ever for Global Health 

Decision Time On Biologics Exclusivity: Eight Years Is No Compromise 

Dynamic Vision Is A Cornerstone Of State Payment Reform Initiatives 

What are 17 goals in view of the planet’s future? 

The realities of achieving effective SDG partnerships 

Is Bitcoin a Powerful New Friend to the World’s Poor? Some Funders Hope So 

One person in three in the world lives in poverty 

Behind the Impact Data in Feed the Future’s New Report: 6 Questions 

Human Rights Reader 366 

Study: Restrictions on refugee healthcare cost more than free access to services 

Ebola cases fall to year low but WHO warns of trouble ahead 

WHO: 400 Europeans die of hepatitis each day 

Where should money go to manage global health’s ‘silent epidemic’? 

UN health agency to mark World Hepatitis Day with pilot initiative to curb unsafe injections 

World’s first malaria vaccine gets regulatory go-ahead, faces WHO review 

Malaria vaccine: How good is good enough? 

When offered, many will take malaria rapid test, cutting misuse of drugs, study finds 

Closer intersectoral collaboration using existing tools can defeat zoonoses affecting humans 

Next Move? Parsing What Bill and Melinda Said About Education Funding 

Focus on Private Sector: Female suppliers drive profits 

The Mistreatment of Women during Childbirth in Health Facilities Globally: A Mixed-Methods Systematic Review 

New “tool” released to aid UN climate talks ahead of December deadline 

Tree rings expand African climate records