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June 2, 2016: Civil Society urges Member States to defend the need for a critical review of the intellectual property system and incentives for medical innovation 

World Humanitarian Summit: Laudable, But Short on Hard Political Commitments  

Climate information for improving health outcomes: a live webcast 8-10 June open to all 

EU states will be asked to ratify climate deal in June 

Palm oil production up, as forests pay the price  

WHO: Public health round-up 

2016 HIGH-LEVEL MEETING ON ENDING AIDS United Nations General Assembly New York 8-10 June 2016 

UNAIDS announces 2 million more people living with HIV on treatment in 2015, bringing new total to 17 million 

UNAIDS: Global AIDS Update 2016 

When and why women might suspend PrEP use according to perceived seasons of risk: implications for PrEP-specific risk-reduction counselling 

UNAIDS calls for sustained investment and increased collaboration to develop an HIV vaccine 

Large-Scale HIV Vaccine Trial to Launch in South Africa 

WHO experts urge fairer pricing of ‘unaffordable’ hepatitis C cure 

WHO-Led Study: Hepatitis C Treatment Unaffordable Globally, Threatens Health Systems 

House Zika Response Hurts Clean Water Protections, Underfunds CDC Effort 

Defining the syndrome associated with congenital Zika virus infection 

The role of the law in reducing tuberculosis transmission in Botswana, South Africa and Zambia 

Good Luck With That One: A Funder’s Latest Challenge to Big Pharma 

Priority-setting for achieving universal health coverage 

What’s the Rockefeller Foundation Doing for Women’s Advancement in Corporations? 

4 framing questions for women’s economic empowerment 

How can health ministries present persuasive investment plans for women’s, children’s and adolescents’ health? 

Come On, People, Talk to Each Other: The Latest Effort to Foster Collaboration on Health 

Should donors pay locally hired staff less to avoid government ‘brain drain’? 

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

Health Affairs Forum: Global Health 

New resource for evaluation of global health research 

Does A ‘One-Size-Fits-All’ Formulary Policy Make Sense? 

Europe Medicines Group Joins Initiative To Fight Fake Medicines 

Innovation for healthy ageing: a call for papers 

ANDI: First Call for Identification and Prioritization of Local Technologies in Africa