Health Breaking News: Link 257

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 257


The Role of Aid for Trade in Building the Capacity of Developing Country Firms to Meet Sustainability Standards 

UNPO: Promoting Culture and Supporting Human Rights for the Uyghur People, 19 October 2017 9:00-12:00 European Parliament room 4Q1 Brussels 

Human Rights Reader 424 

A Funder Looks for Scalable Tactics to Fight Poverty and Social Isolation Among the Elderly 

New DIB brings in big donors, provides biggest test of model to date 

Brazil: extreme inequality in numbers 


Global services and support for children with developmental delays and disabilities: Bridging research and policy gaps 

Getting serious about financing the end of epidemics 

New global vector control response 2017-2030 now online 

Madagascar plague: WHO in huge release of antibiotics 

Africa and Asia lead in proportion of blind adults 

WHO, partners gear for world’s second largest oral cholera vaccination campaign in Cox’s Bazar 

MSF: A Fair Shot for Vaccine Affordability: Understanding and addressing the effects of patents on access to newer vaccines 

100 Women: Is child vaccination boosted by educating mothers? 

Nearly One-Third Of New Drugs Are No Better Than Older Drugs, And Some Are Worse 

Mechanism To Assess Trade Agreements Needed, UN Forum On Access To Medicines Hears 

New: latest framework for action by pharmaceutical companies on access to medicine 

MSF: Slow scale-up of newer MDR-TB drugs covers less than 5% in need 

How to Eradicate Rural Poverty, End Urban Malnutrition – A New Approach 

UNICEF warns of nutrition crisis affecting 165,000 children in Mali 

2017 Hunger Index shows SDG zero hunger goal under threat 

Fixing the Food System to Solve Humanity’s Greatest Challenges 

Tenfold increase in childhood and adolescent obesity in four decades: new study by Imperial College London and WHO 

WHO Establishes High-Level Commission On Noncommunicable Diseases 

Why Do Land Rights Matter to Communities and Companies? 

A radical change is needed for the health of the planet and the people 

Oxfam exposes ‘great abuse’ in EU’s approach to migration 

Want to ensure your research influences policy? Top advice from a Foreign Office insider 

10TH ECTMIH ANTWERP, BELGIUM October 16-20, 2017