Health Breaking News: Link 293

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 293


The Sustainable Development Goals are slipping out of reach 

Embrace failure, measure progress better: priorities for this year’s High-level Political Forum on the SDGs  

UN Urged To Emphasize Health Over Profit At Upcoming UN High-Level Meeting On NCDs 

Opinion: How the EU is battling against threats to the world’s health 

Fake goods: arrests and seizures in worldwide operations  

Monopolies: State And Corporate Interests Surrounding Access To Medicines 

The problem with high drug prices isn’t ‘foreign freeloading,’ it’s the patent system 

T1International Statement on #insulin4all for Civil Society Hearing on NCDs 

Excessive Pricing And Sham Patent Litigation: The Pfizer And AbbVie Decisions  

AFEW on AIDS 2018: Workshop ‘Migration in EECA: access to health care for all?’ 

AFEW on AIDS 2018: Session ‘AFEW Network’s experience in strengthening community, Monitoring and involvement in service delivery: From grassroot to policy level’ 

‘HIV and AIDS in Eastern Europe and Central Asia: Pragmatism and Human Rights Versus Taboos’ by Hans Houweling and Anke (J.J.) van Dam, AFEW International 

Ukrainian Youth Will Tell Everyone about HIV 

HIV vaccine shows promise in human trial  

WHO: News from TDR Director

Opinion: Ensuring the end of polio means new milestones for public health 

A breakthrough for malaria elimination starts in the Americas  

Opposition to breast-feeding resolution by U.S. stuns World Health officials 

The sustainable development goals and climate finance: Catalytic agent or empty vessel? 

Forests and Marine Resources Continue to Shrink 

Mayors urge EU to aim for net-zero emissions by 2050 

The Human Cost of Climate Change 

Some Top Funders Back a Controversial Way to Fight Climate Change

Global science body promises to reach poor regions 

Broadening market participation vital to breaking the poverty cycle 

New UN agriculture agency report underscores value of fishing in fight against global hunger  

As Indigenous Groups Wait Decades for Land Titles, Companies Are Acquiring Their Territories 

UNPO Newsletter June 2018 edition 

Human Rights Reader 454 


Seven Days in Beirut: Life Inside Burj al-Barajneh Refugee Camp