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New UN report focuses on green, inclusive industrialization in Africa 

More Than a Lightbulb: Five Recommendations to Make Modern Energy Access Meaningful for People and Prosperity 

Rising hunger in Central America and Haiti as El Niño follows prolonged drought 

A human-centered approach to design for development 

Advance Market Commitments 

What Drug Patents Do Is Complicated: A Belated Contribution from Jenny Lanjouw Helps Sort It Out 

The price of health: the cost of developing new medicines 

Obama Administration memo: “Background on TPP Biopharma Provisions” describes how TPP will raise drug prices 

Comment on “A Dose of TPP’s Medicine” published by Foreign Affairs March 23, 2016 

Maximalist Machinations in the TPP: an Illustration with Biologics 

More than 50 groups call on U.S. Congress to stop worst trade deal ever for access to affordable medicines 

Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative and Pharco Pharmaceuticals to test affordable hepatitis C regimen with support of Malaysian and Thai governments

MSF responds to DNDi hepatitis C announcement 

Farmaci essenziali: la Lista Modello dell’Organizzazione Mondiale della Sanità Migliorare le evidenze per estendere l’accesso alle cure Milano 28 Aprile 2016 

KEI comment on WIPO report on patents landscape for the WHO essential medicines list 

Congress sends Obama bill on Zika drug development 

SOCIAL MOVEMENTS CONFERENCE 10 and 11 October 2016, Brighton, UK 

Ideologies Fly In Discussion Of WIPO Pharma Report Calling For Less Ideology 

Millions Saved: What Works in Global Health? 

Human Rights Reader 384 

UN and western NGOs blocking humanitarian aid shake up, says ODI 

Development aid hits record: OECD 

The world needs a humanitarian fund to assist long-term crises 


Oxfam slams World Bank over funding tax dodgers 

Framework in place for World Bank and AIIB co-financing 

What’s Behind The Surging Interest In Raising The Age To Buy Tobacco? 

What’s This Funder Up to at the Nexus of Poverty, Pollution, and Parks? 

Millions Given, Hundreds of Millions of Acres Saved: The Battle for Canada’s Forests 

UN committee begins work on high seas biodiversity pact 

No Reason to Be Optimistic on World Water Day