Health Breaking News: Link 284

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 284


At development financing forum, top UN officials urge breakaway from ‘short-termism’ 

The EU must put poverty reduction before corporate profits when financing development 

Will the UK Labour Party’s Big Idea of an Inequality Target Help or Hinder Development? 

The origins of global institutions and development May 2, 2018 12:15 PM – 2:00 PM, Auditorium 3, Eilert Sundts hus, Oslo 

Time for EU to take charge of global health research agenda 


2018 IMF and World Bank Spring Meetings: the Bank has more money, but promises little change 

5 takeaways from the World Bank Spring Meetings 

A new type of leadership from national governments is essential for success of the SDGs 

Some examples of South Africa’s global and regional health diplomacy in the SDG health era  

Homegrown Help: The Rise of Africa’s New Philanthropists 

Trends in tuberculosis in the UK 

A cluster of multidrug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis among patients arriving in Europe from the Horn of Africa: a molecular epidemiological study, TM Walker et al, Lancet Infectious Disease April 2018 

World Malaria Day, 25 April 2018 

On World Malaria Day: thinking and acting locally for global malaria elimination 

The clock is ticking on malaria 

Beating Malaria in Zambia 

World Immunization Week, 24-30 April 2018 

The evidence around vaccines – fact vs. myth 

How immunisation is vital to win the war against disease 

Point-of-care tests for syphilis and yaws in a low-income setting – A qualitative study of healthcare worker and patient experiences 

World Meningitis Day: 5 Questions with the CEO of NCDC 

The Belgian commitment to pharmaceutical quality: a model policy to improve quality assurance of medicines available through humanitarian and development programs 

Infant Deaths Fall Sharply in Africa With Routine Antibiotics 

Interpol Highlights Takedown Of Deadly Global Fake Food And Drink Operations  

Could violent conflict derail the London Declaration on NTDs?  

New publication calls for urgent action on energy to achieve Global Goals 

How Integrating Health Care With Other Services Offers Significant Potential Benefits 

The Alternatives – approaches towards a Life in Full 

The Alternatives: Global perspectives for healthier lives 

Human rights Reader 445 

TIME 100’s Nice Nailantei Leng’ete Honors the People Working to End Female Genital Mutilation 

USA: New Dangers For Immigrants And The Health Care System