Health Breaking News: Link 262

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 262


COP23 climate talks make leap forward on agriculture agreement 

Far Away, Yet So Close: Musings on climate and health action 

‘Alternative’ US delegation to COP23 tries to reassure climate partners 

Meat ‘taboo’ debated at Bonn climate summit for first time 

Cities take up climate baton at COP23, make ambitious emission pledges  

Method that cuts sugarcane emissions gets global prize 

Soil-based filter bricks clean up water for Moroccan farmers 

‘Damaging’ Provisions On IP Dropped From TPP Agreement, MSF Says 

TPP Texts Show Suspended IP Provisions 

Treating diabetes takes more than insulin: Senegal mobile phone project promoting public 

Exclusive: New Global Fund chief Sands eyes disease elimination as goal 

Six Reasons Why the Global Fund Should Adopt Health Technology Assessment 

Reducing malaria in Solomon Islands: lessons for effective aid 

Pneumonic Plague in Madagascar Continues to Decline 

How War Created the Cholera Epidemic in Yemen 

Cervical cancer deaths: a blind spot in global women’s health  

FIRST WHO GLOBAL MINISTERIAL CONFERENCE on Ending Tuberculosis in the Sustainable Development Era. Moscow 16-17 November 2017 

Polio eradication: where are we now? 

WIPO Vaccines Report Contestable, Advocate Says, With UN High-Level Panel Misquoted 

KEI and MSF release comments on the proposed license of Zika vaccine candidates to PaxVax 

Antibiotic resistance is ‘crisis we cannot ignore,’ UN warns, calling for responsible use of these medicines 

WHO: Antibiotics – handle with care 

Pharmaceutical Industry Profits And Research And Development 

Pharmaniaga, Pharco and DNDi sign agreement to provide affordable hepatitis C treatment in Malaysia 

South Centre: Clear Rules Needed On Biosimilars Equivalence To Help Market Entry, Lower Prices 

Phase II/III studies show high efficacy and safety of fexinidazole, the first oral treatment for sleeping sickness 

DNDi/GARDP opens new South Africa liaison office, hosted by South African Medical Research Council 

Human Rights Reader 427 

What does the Mugabe story tell us about power in global health governance? 

Truth to Power: Five Things Officials Might Not Tell You about the UK and Global Development 

A Safe And Sustainable Blood System: A Public Health Policy Imperative 

The Road To Affordability: How Collaborating At The Community Level Can Reduce Costs, Improve Care, And Spread Best Practices 

How the Internet of Things and Smart Cities can help meet the SDGs