Health Breaking News: Link 243

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 243


WHO Director-Elect Tedros In US, Meeting With Funders, International Organisations, Governments 

The tough job facing Tedros, first WHO’s African head 

In global health, modest cuts do major damage 

U.S. Global Health Budget Tracker 

African Women Leaders Network advocates for more women in leadership 

Moving Beyond Institutions and Supporting Independent Living in Europe 

Profits with purpose: can social enterprises live up to their promise? 

Q&A: Jeff Sachs on anti-poverty financing — a failure of moral imagination and will? 

Transforming political commitments into evidence informed social health protection reforms in Pakistan 

‘The Injurious TRIPS Relationship between Human Rights and Access to Medicine in Uganda’ by Bukenya Denis Joseph 

TRIPS Council Members: Defining IP Rights And The Public Interest 

Cholera can kill quickly. In Yemen, it’s taking one life an hour 

Global spread of cholera amid famine are symptoms of political collapse 

Polio outbreak is reported in Syria, WHO says

WHO: Testing Ebola samples in Democratic Republic of the Congo 

Bhutan, Maldives eliminate measles 

The US President’s Malaria Initiative and under-5 child mortality in sub-Saharan Africa: A difference-in-differences analysis 

The search for treatments for HIV/VL co-infected patients continues 

Ethiopia Gets First-Ever Maternal Intensive Care Unit 

Follow The Money: The Flow Of Funds In The Pharmaceutical Distribution System 

Eisai to grant 500 million yen to GHIT Fund for developing new medicines for neglected tropical diseases & malaria 

WHO Starts Work On Essential List Of Diagnostics To Facilitate Access, Lower Prices 

Essential medicines require essential diagnostics 

UN Ocean Conference could bring ‘next big thing’ in development 

Protecting ocean waters will aid climate adaptation 

Overfed and Underfed: Global Food Extremes 

FAO official: Food-based biofuels not necessarily bad 

Record Hunger in Horn of Africa Pushes Development Banks to Step In 

PHM: The UK Charter for Health in order to achieve health for everyone we need 

Fears of SDG clashes overblown, study finds 

Development’s Hopes and Dilemmas in the Country at the Center of the World: Papua New Guinea