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Time for a visionary EU Global Strategy 

After initially rejecting patent, Indian patent office grants Gilead Sciences patent on base compound of sofosbuvir hepatitis C drug 

Document Explains Decision Granting Sovaldi Patent To Gilead 

Would A Wider Variety Of Vial Sizes Reduce The Cost Of Chemotherapy? Not Likely 

As Patients Wait, WHO Members Chip Away At Decision On Medical R&D Funding 

Public Health Advocates Urge WHO Action On Alternative R&D Financing 

Key Latin American countries must reject harmful TPP agreement that will keep medicine prices unaffordable 

Opportunities And Challenges At The World Humanitarian Summit 

Human Rights Reader 386 

Eternally displaced: Afghanistan’s refugee crisis and what it means for Europe 

What is new about the BRICS-led New Development Bank? 

AIIB to explore cooperation to finance investment projects 

Leave no one behind: Women, children and adolescent health in emergencies 

Most countries lack adequate laws to protect and promote breastfeeding 

UN launches multi-partner trust fund for Zika virus response

The Tangled Hospital-Physician Relationship 

A Top Conservation Funder Shifts to Give New Attention to Fisheries and Plastic Trash 

‘Great Wall of Africa’ planned to hold back the Sahara 

High and Dry: Climate Change, Water, and the Economy 

“Extremes Are Becoming the Norm.” Why Water is the Next Big Issue For Philanthropy 

United Nations: World food prices on the rise 

King corn’s crown slips: Maize’s dominance is being challenged by climate change

Agricultural research, rural poverty and climate change—(Some of) the weakest links 

Plans for coal-fired power in Asia are ‘disaster for planet’ warns World Bank 

Conference “Does China Want Real Ethnic Harmony? Professor Ilham Tohti in Perspective” European Parliament | Brussels, Belgium 25 May 2016 | 15:30 – 17:30 | Room A5G-1 

June 14, 2016 European Parliament Conference to Discuss Minority Rights and Regional Cooperation in South East Asia 

Tax havens ‘serve no useful economic purpose’: 300 economists tell world leaders 

Sala Stampa Flash: Fnomceo e Farmindustria insieme per la trasparenza 

How universities can boost research uptake