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Commission launches public consultation on food chain fairness 

South Africa: Patient groups welcome release of Draft Intellectual Property Policy 

Empowered Women Are Changing Philanthropy. These Experts Explain How 

Gates foundation to spend over $300 million in Tanzania in 2017 

Microsoft has found an inexpensive way to save lives in India 

Philanthropy King: Bill Gates Gives Away $4.6 Billion, Unveils New Campaign To Combat Malaria 

Human Rights Reader 420 

Minamata Convention, Curbing Mercury Use, is Now Legally Binding  

Is UK Aid Being Spent Properly? We Just Don’t Know 

Making America Healthy Again: Analyzing Trump’s Take On The Social Determinants Of Health 

WB: The Tech Revolution That’s Changing How We Measure Poverty 

First as tragedy, now as farce: lessons from 12 August 1982 

‘Hidden’ hunger crisis in Congo pushing it closer to famine 

Fighting famine: ‘Unprecedented crisis’ putting 20 million people at risk, warns UN agency 

The battle over the future of US food aid 

“Recovery lending” helps disaster-stricken African farmers get back on track 

The global burden of tuberculosis mortality in children: a mathematical modelling study 

Factory farming in Asia creating global health risks, report warns 

Candidiasis update: news bulletin 

‘Superbugs’ found in Brazil’s urban waters 

Yemen: aid offers ‘only hope of survival’ in cholera epidemic, says Priti Patel 

A push to end the global HIV epidemic 

WHO: Global action plan on HIV drug resistance 2017–2021 

Implementing Clinical Trials during Epidemics: The Ebola Experience 

What single health platform can support multi-sectoral collaboration and coordination on epidemics and health emergencies in West Africa? 

What lessons does polio eradication offer for global health? 

Improving the quality of WHO guidelines over the last decade: progress and challenges 

(Statement) The Medicines Patent Pool Welcomes First Generic Dolutegravir-Combination to Receive Tentative Approval from U.S. Food and Drug Administration 

IFPMA: Falsified medicines 

The War on Drugs Is Holding Science Back 

Britain spent ‘twice as much on overseas fossil fuels as renewables’ 

Private Standards, Trade, and Sustainable Development: Policy Options for Collective Action 

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US notifies UN of Paris climate deal pullout 

US will join climate talks despite quitting Paris accord 

Scientists Fear Trump Will Dismiss Blunt Climate Report 

La Relazione sullo Stato dell’Ambiente dell’Italia 

WHO: public health round-up 

Babies and mothers worldwide failed by lack of investment in breastfeeding

Stopping Epidemics At The Source: Applying Lessons From Cholera To The Opioid Crisis 

Hepatitis B spreading in Ghana due to lack of awareness 

Hepatitis E outbreak sparks concern in Lake Chad Basin 

Reducing undiagnosed HIV infection among adolescents in sub-Saharan Africa: Provider-initiated and opt-out testing are not enough  

Leveraging peer-based support to facilitate HIV care in Kenya 

MSF Alert Summer 2017 – New drugs, new hope: fighting drug-resistant tuberculosis in Georgia 

Rapid Malaria Tests Work, but With Unexpected Drawbacks 

FDA Reauthorisation Act passes U.S. House and Senate without fixes to deliver urgently needed new drugs, vaccines for neglected diseases 

To Speed Access To Compassionate Use, Look Beyond The FDA 

Bernie Sanders Tells Big Pharma: Stop Making Americans Pay Twice 

Three Ways President Trump Can Make Good On His Promise To Bring Down Drug Prices  

India’s poultry industry adds to drug resistance 

Developing an IUD for Postpartum Women  

End poverty? It’s not as pie-in-the-sky as you may think 

World Bank and Food and Agriculture Organization Partner to Support Food Security in Yemen 

Hungry in a world of plenty: millions on the brink of famine 

Migrant crisis triggers heightened risk of slavery in EU supply chains, say analysts 

The Changing Landscape of Global Health Procurement: Acting Now to Prepare for the Future 

Investing in health system governance: collective action required! 

South Africa Government Completes IP Policy, Plans To Publish It This Month 

Treaty Alliance: Global Movement for a Binding Treaty 

Report Shows Benefits Of US Investment In Global Health R&D 

Contaminated Childhood: The Chronic Lead Poisoning Of Low-Income Children And Communities Of Color In The United States 

Review: Textbook of Global Health Fourth Edition, Oxford University Press 2017

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Report From WHO Fair Pricing Meeting Shows Balanced Discussion 

EU drug agency announces ‘business continuity’ plan amid relocation uncertainty 

Grantees, Reveal Thy Findings: A Push By Funders for Transparency in Medical Research 

The Senate’s Health Care Freedom Act 

Physician Workforce Trends And Their Implications For Spending Growth 

US foreign aid cuts could be a ‘death sentence’ to women in Malawi 

Ending Modern Slavery: How America is Working to Stop Human Trafficking 

The Second Edition of UNPO’s Hmong Newsletter  

Defending academic and medical independence in Turkey 

How to Develop Breakthrough Technologies for Patient Engagement 

Why developing countries get stuck with weak institutions and how foreign actors can help 

Economic reform must not be an excuse for undermining human rights 

Addressing Asia’s fast growing diabetes epidemic 

The impact of the roll-out of rapid molecular diagnostic testing for tuberculosis on empirical treatment in Cape Town, South Africa 

Decentralized care for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis: a systematic review and meta-analysis 

Treating tuberculosis in Tajikistan 

HIV advocates fear US cuts and ‘gag rule’ could undermine global progress 

To end HIV, discriminatory laws must be repealed 

Q&A: Cutting testing wait times to get more infants on HIV treatment 

Malaria in China, 2011–2015: an observational study 

Heat, human odour trap breakthrough 

Yemen conflict: Cholera risk for more than a million children 

Somalia’s impossible fight against cholera 

Antimicrobial resistance: from global agenda to national strategic plan, Thailand 

Threats posed by stockpiles of expired pharmaceuticals in low- and middle-income countries: a Ugandan perspective 

Loss of fertile land fuels ‘looming crisis’ across Africa 

Forum della sostenibilità e opportunità nel settore della salute (Firenze, stazione Leopolda) 29-30 settembre 2017 

WHO Europe: Final Declaration of the Sixth Ministerial Conference on Environment and Health, Ostrava, Czech Republic, 13–15 June 2017 

Agriculture is a Major Culprit in Climate Change. Who’s Trying to Change That? 

Dawn of new EU emissions rules could sound death knell for coal power 

How to make sure we all benefit when nonprofits patent technologies like CRISPR