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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 177


Zika Virus a Global Health Emergency, W.H.O. Says 

Vaccine for Zika Virus May Be Years Away, Disease Experts Warn 

Building research and development on poverty-related diseases 


Citizens, the Private Sector and SDG implementation: Scale success and scrap the rest 

‘Neoliberal Epidemics in Global Context’ by Ted Schrecker and Clare Bambra, Durham University 

European Parliament, Policy Department on Citizens’ Rights and Constitutional Affairs: Presentations from the Brussels Workshop on “The impact of the Economic Crisis on Access to Health Care and Medicines”. Thursday 28 January 2016 10.15 – 12.30 Room PHS 4B001 

Increasing Shortages Of Medicines Discussed At WHO, To Be Continued In May 

Feasibility study on a TDR pooled fund for R&D to be released on 20 February 2016  

How Would Government Negotiation Of Medicare Part D Drug Prices Work? 

Using The Intensive Outpatient Care Program To Lower Costs And Improve Care For High-Cost Patients 

WORKSHOP INTERNAZIONALE “Partecipazione sociale, strategie di formazione e valutazione in Primary Health Care: una prospettiva collaborativa” 8-12 febbraio 2016, Bologna – Parma – Copparo (FE) 

Implications of dual practice for universal health coverage 

The Launch of an International Institute for Primary Health Care in Ethiopia: Revitalizing ‘Health for All’ through the Primary Health Care Approach 

Ensuring Health Care Equity in Ethiopia by Taye Tolera Balcha, Head Office of the State Minister, Ministry of Health, Ethiopia 

Human Rights Reader 379 

UNPO Newsletter: December-January edition 

A new roadmap for Power Africa 

Compliance with smoke-free legislation within public buildings: a cross-sectional study in Turkey 

Drinking water and sanitation: progress in 73 countries in relation to socioeconomic indicators 

Access to iodized salt in 11 low- and lower-middle-income countries: 2000 and 2010 

The use of mobile phones in polio eradication 

Mortality from neglected tropical diseases in Brazil, 2000–2011 

On-Demand Preexposure Prophylaxis in Men at High Risk for HIV-1 Infection 

Sustainable HIV treatment in Africa through viral-load-informed differentiated care 

“Well Nourished and Ready to Learn.” A Service Program in Schools Gains Steam 

EEA Technical report No 22/2015: Fluorinated greenhouse gases 2014 

Evaluating 15 years of transport and environmental policy integration — TERM 2015: Transport indicators tracking progress towards environmental targets in Europe 

On Family Planning, Financing, and Fine Lines: Recapping ICFP 2016