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Breaking News: Link 163


2015 World Polio Day 

Poor countries press for extension of exemption from drug patents 

5 tools to help businesses tackle the SDGs 

Poverty goals? No, it’s extreme wealth we should be targeting 

Are the Global Goals Famous Yet? 

The EU’s new trade strategy paints a “redefined” relationship with Africa 

Ethiopia: Better Aid Comes With Better Political Understanding 

Efforts to Build TPP Support Ramp Up as Political Landscape Shifts 

Proof That Government Development Aid Doesn’t Produce Economic Growth 

Senior UN official castigates World Bank over its approach to human rights 

India’s march towards UHC: Where is the “political will”? 

Decriminalising sex work: Will India lead the way?

Manipulation by association: tobacco, food and public health in India 

Pushing Climate Change Into the Cultural Conversation 

UN climate talks: Tough issues on the table 

If COP21 cannot deliver a 2°C deal, what must it do? 

Collective voices critical to end hunger 

AIIB ushers in “golden decade” for China, Britain 

AIIB: Behind the UK-China-EU Menage A Trois 

What Health Policy Analysts Can Learn From Development Economics 

The TPP’s intellectual property provisions – a blow for global health and access to medicines 

The Daraprim Price Hike And A Role For Antitrust 

What’s wrong with current system of funding R&D, and what are ideas for reforms? 

Only a radical overhaul can reclaim medicines for the public interest 

Essential medicines are still essential 

What’s the Ikea Foundation Doing for Women’s Empowerment? 

Bill to Help Save Lives of Women and Children Gains More Bipartisan Support 

What are Bill and Melinda Gates talking about? 

Despite progress, road traffic deaths remain too high