Health Breaking News: Link 254

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 254


40 million slaves in the world, finds new report 

Red flags raised over governance of EU Trust Fund projects  

WHO: Together on the road to universal health coverage 

Health workers race to contain cholera outbreak in northeast Nigeria 

Malaria Control: A Critical Investment for Saving Lives in Africa 

Unitaid and government of Mozambique launch TIPTOP project to prevent malaria in pregnancy 

Malaria, malnutrition, and birthweight: A meta-analysis using individual participant data  

DNDi welcomes Malaysia’s move to secure access to more affordable treatments for hepatitis C 

Malaysia Grants Compulsory Licence For Generic Sofosbuvir Despite Gilead Licence 

New antibody attacks 99% of HIV strains 

Dormant leishmaniasis parasites: threat to control 

MSF statement at the 67th session of the WHO Regional Committee for Europe 

WHO Issues Alarming Report On Coming Shortage Of Antibiotics 

One year after promising to tackle Anti-Biotic Resistance, the UN assesses its progress 

Prestigious Research Awards Put the Spotlight on Women’s Health 

Pregnant and breastfeeding women: A priority population for HIV viral load monitoring  

Access To Generic Reproductive Health Supplies Decades Behind Medicines? 

Wait, What? Tobacco Giant Backs Foundation to End Smoking 

‘Window of opportunity’ closing on non-communicable diseases, warns UN health agency 

How to Create Comprehensive Care for Non-Communicable Diseases  

6 Early Lessons on Long-Term Climate Strategies 

Don’t ignore the one group that can make climate action happen 

Theresa May takes swipe at Trump’s climate stance in UN speech 

Richard Branson slams Donald Trump after hurricanes: ‘Whole world knows climate change is real’ 

EU auditors to assess anti-pollution efforts by testing Brussels air 

World Hunger on the Rise Again 

Nigeria: Famine averted but millions still at risk, stresses top UN relief official 

The Gates Foundation Is Still Making Grants to Reinvent the Toilet 

Barack Obama on how to convince a nation that development is a bargain 

Unravelling Tied Aid  

First Asia Pacific Conference on Integrated Care 6-8 November 2017 Brisbane (Australia)