Health Breaking News: Link 232

Health 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


Health Breaking News: Link 232


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Only Sweden, Germany and France among EU are pursuing Paris climate goals, says study 

Trade Elements in Countries’ Climate Contributions under the Paris Agreement 

2017 UN World Water Development Report, Wastewater: The Untapped Resource 

Water and power: mega-dams, mega-damage? 

Access to clean water is a fundamental human right 

As a Tech Couple Looks to the Oceans, Saving Blue Whales Emerges as a Priority 

Five Lessons From The AHCA’s Demise 

Here’s what you need to know about ADB’s 2017-2019 opportunities 

Possible development funding windfall looms as Europe debates FTT 

The Lancet: What has Europe ever done for health? 

Where’s the complexity? Reflections on the aims of the Lancet Global Commission on High Quality Health Systems  

What To Watch Out For In The EU-Mercosur FTA Negotiations: Consequences For Access To Medicines 

Benefits and Universal Health Coverage: What Public Money Can Buy Given Budget Realities 

WHO Launches Global Effort to Halve Medication-Related Errors in 5 Years  

KEI statement: 21st meeting of the WHO Expert Committee on the Selection and Use of Essential Medicines 

17 Civil Society Groups Urge EU To Support WHO Resolution On Cancer 

Civil Society From 17 European Countries File Patent Opposition On Key Hepatitis C Drug 

MSF joins Europe-wide action challenging patent on key hepatitis C drug

Patent Opposition Database: sofosbuvir 

Epatite C. La Bioetica e il Racket dei Brevetti 

TB Alliance Sublicenses Promising Anti-Tuberculosis Drug from the Medicines Patent Pool 

MSF urges pharmaceutical corporations to release clinical data to help develop urgently needed new TB regimens 

UNICEF, WHO to immunise 116 million children in Africa 

Infectious Diseases Hub 

Measles outbreaks across Europe threaten progress towards elimination 

Two views on fighting world poverty 

Inside the “perfect storm” of famine 

Mobile solutions to empower, educate refugees and displaced persons take spotlight at UN forum 

Commission sees ‘hope’ in small drop in number of road deaths