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WHO: public health round-up 

WHO EXECUTIVE BOARD EB140/1 140th session Geneva, 23 January–1 February 2017 

Election sees WHO’s future role in question 

Partners Launch Equitable Access Initiative Report 

Tobacco control can save billions of dollars and millions of lives 

Working Together Around The World To Kick The Big Tobacco Habit 

Greenpeace: Neonicotinoids pose risks to multiple species 

Citizens’ initiative aimed at banning glyphosate gets the go-ahead 

2016: One of the worst years ever for the Venezuelan Health sector

4 major trends digital health needs to embrace in 2017 and beyond 

UN Establishes Technology Bank For Least-Developed Countries, Including An IP Bank 

Book Review: Interactions Of Climate Change And The Global IP System 

Study on the potential of green bond finance for resource-efficient investments 

Clean Energy for All Europeans – unlocking Europe’s growth potential 

How Africa is facing the energy self-sufficiency challenge 

IRIN shortlisted for funding to #innovateAFRICA 

Strengthening veterinary services to benefit the poor 

One More Reason to Love Meryl Streep: Her Active Philanthropy 

A Powerhouse Alliance: When the World’s Two Largest Foundations Join Forces 

Humanitarian priorities for the EU in 2017 

Lessons from China in ending poverty 

The equity of China’s emergency medical services from 2010–2014

Critical research findings for managing dengue 

Emergence of Rare Species of Nontuberculous Mycobacteria as Potential Pathogens in Saudi Arabian Clinical Setting 

DNDi achievements: 7 new treatments delivered, recommended, and implemented 

Expensive Medicines Increase The Pressure  

What Is the Purpose of the Orphan Drug Act? 

Integrated biological–behavioural surveillance in pandemic-threat warning systems 

The Women Driving International Development 

Gender Equality Offers Hope To Survivors Of Violence 

SHAPING THE WORLD – A pivotal moment in research and innovation for global health 16 February 2017 Brussels