Health Breaking News: Link 281

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 281


Optimism meets realism: the politics of technology and innovation in global health security 

Accountability and strong laws are key to effective tax collection in Africa 

What’s Happening to the World Income Distribution? 

China’s Grand Idea For The 21st Century: Will The New Silk Road Transform Global Health Assistance?

With New Spending Bill, Congress Steers Foreign Assistance Away from Deep Cuts 

The Medicaid Access Proposed Rule Would Undermine Access, Not Promote It 

2018: USTR report chastises India for “vocal encouragement and propagation” of policies that erode IPRs 

‘Policy Implications for Community-based Interventions to Strengthen Healthcare Delivery, Based Upon a Formative Study of Community Capacity in Urban Monrovia, Liberia’ Corresponding Author Richard A. Nisbett 

Lessons from Liberia with Ellen Johnson Sirleaf – CGD Podcast 

‘The alarming collapse of the Venezuelan healthcare system’ by Pietro Dionisio  

The End of Antibiotics? 

Research suggests gonorrhoea can resist last-resort antibiotics and maintain growth rate 

What are the strategies to make 2018 the year for TB action? 

Unitaid’s investments support global drive to end TB 

Tuberculosis services in Moscow extend “health for all” even to the most vulnerable  

Il Sole24Ore: Tubercolosi, immigrazione e Italia. Tutti i numeri 


Shedding Some Light on Skin Cancer in Tanzania 

TogetHER: Working Together to Save Women from Cervical Cancer  

Integration of postpartum healthcare services for HIV-infected women and their infants in South Africa: A randomised controlled trial 

Major Study Finds Taxes On Soda, Alcohol, Tobacco Help Curb NCDs; Study Restarts UN Momentum  

A New Way to Finance Green City Projects, With a Boost From Foundations 

Wind of change: Air and Health in 2019 

Study counts lives saved with push for 1.50C climate target 

Not enough done at EU level against imported deforestation 

“It Takes Time.” In Africa, a Test of Philanthropy’s Quest to Bring Safe Water to All 

World Bank Group report: Women, Business and the Law 2018 

Webinar: Integrated Care Matters Series 2: District Nursing, Case Management & Buurtzorg Model 18th April, 2018 12.00 – 13.00 (GMT) 

How an uproar over aid and sexual exploitation ignored women’s actual experiences 

UNPO Newsletter March 2018 edition 

PRESS RELEASE – 7 April: European action day against the commodification of health « All for Health » 

Map of the 7 April 2018 actions 

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