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For Better or Worse, Politics Define 2016 Top Global Health Moments 

Could Pfizer’s record fine for unfair prices change the industry’s practices? 

A Look At The UNAIDS Board Debate On IP And Medicines; Outcome Fell Short For Some 

SCP25: South Africa’s Experience Related to the Topic of Access to Medicines 

Universal Health Coverage—looking to the future 

Universal Health Coverage Is a Potent Vote Winner 

UHC Day in the North: sequencing the battle of hearts and minds 

E-health should not exacerbate existing inequalities, NGO warns 

PCB39: Eight hour drafting session charts future course for UNAIDS work program on Intellectual Property and the UN HLP 

António Guterres set to be sworn in as next UN Secretary-General 

EU, Canada Meet To Discuss A New Model For Investor-State Trade Disputes 

Report: Lobbyists heavily influencing TiSA negotiations 

European mayors meet in the Vatican to solve the refugee crisis 

New online portal helps World Health Organization track global access to universal health coverage 

The forgotten humanitarian crisis: What should we do with the Rohingya refugees? 

Are We Finally Making Significant Progress in the Global Refugee Crisis? 

Gates Foundation to increase humanitarian spending on refugees 

Cancer’s deadly toll grows in less developed countries as new cases increase globally 

Targeting the Young: A Corporate Funder’s Campus Giving to Cut Tobacco Use 

In the Fight against AIDS, People Who Inject Drugs Are Being Left Behind 

Progress on malaria deaths at risk without big boost in funding, UN warns 

‘Evolutions and revolutions’ in chronic disease care 

McGill Summer Institute in Infectious Diseases and Global Health:  June 12-23, 2017, McGill University Montreal, Quebec, Canada  

US: The Costs And Benefits Of Health Spending In 2015 

The US environmental movement needs a new message 

How to make a profit from defeating climate change 

EU Commission: International ocean governance: an agenda for the future of our oceans 

As the Fossil Fuel Divestment Movement Gains Steam, It’s Getting Harder for Foundations to Ignore 

Commentary: Cuba, a model of sustainable agriculture towards global food security 

Agricultural inputs remain decisive in farm profitability 

Mapped: The countries doing most to protect their land 

Why is Africa’s Civil Society under Siege?