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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


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UN Secretary-General Urges Action On High-Level Panel Report On Medicines Access 

WHO Director Candidates Nabarro, Szócska Speak On Medicines Prices And IP 

EB140: World Health Organization publishes annotated agenda for January 2017 Executive Board 

‘Advocacy for Health and Social Justice Works: the Case of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP)’ by Roberto De Vogli 

Bridges Special Update #3 | At Marrakech Climate Talks, Universal Pledge to Ramp Up “Irreversible” Momentum 

Climate change, Trump and finance: A look back at COP22 

MEPs back pollution rules in bid to save 200,000 lives a year 

Trump Vows To Back Out Of The Trans-Pacific Partnership, Effectively Killing It 

As health markets develop, partnerships will drive sustainability 

TransGlobalHealth: the Call for 2017 (OPEN) 

Public Health 3.0: A Blueprint For The Future Of Public Health 

Hollowed Out: Big Donors, Inequality, and the Threat to Civil Society 

Human Rights Reader 400 

Press release: Robust funding critical to ending the pandemic of violence against women and girls 

Oxfam: Hypocrites or pragmatists? 

How UK trade policies could help heal global health care inequalities 

In Greece, lack of legal aid leaves migrants and refugees guessing 

Amnesty: Refugees are in urgent need of protection from sexual and gender-based violence  

Looking back to look forward: How lessons from the history of health policy and systems research and practice can shape and inform its future  

Supporting The Fight Against HIV/AIDS Now More Than Ever 

UNAIDS Report: Less Deaths From HIV But Growing Resistance Creates Great Risk 

Projected Uptake of New Antiretroviral (ARV) Medicines in Adults in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: A Forecast Analysis 2015-2025 


Research Roundup: Long-lasting pills, HIV testing, and starving bacteria of iron 

What global disease threat worries public health officials most? 

Zika virus is no longer a global health emergency, UN health agency says 

MSF open letter to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria 

Pakistan will become polio free by the end 2016: UNICEF 

Children who died from diseases preventable by vaccination quantified 

India’s response to the global health challenges 

How a Corporate Funder Is Taking On the Opioid Epidemic 

Opinion: Corporate capture of African agriculture