Health Breaking News: Link 295

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 295


A look at the Global Financing Facility’s goals, strategies, and learnings 

NHIS as a source of health financing towards UHC in Nigeria 

Argentina: 20 years on, has the IMF really changed its ways? 

Advancing A Health System Transformation Agenda Focused On Achieving Health Equity  

How to ensure access to essential medicines for all? New WHO report reviews medicines reimbursement policies in Europe 

Addressing Out-Of-Pocket Specialty Drug Costs In Medicare Part D: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly, And The Ignored 

The 22nd International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2018) 

Live: AIDS Conference 2018 

Join DNDi at 22nd International AIDS Conference

Pfizer and GSK’s HIV/AIDS division, ViiV, prevents children with HIV from getting needed medicine 

African Countries Leading the Way in Fight Against HIV/Aids 

Balancing Health Care’s Checkbook: New Strategies For Providers And States 

UN Political Declaration On TB Finalised: No Commitment To TRIPS Flexibilities 

NGOs: Countries Pressured To Drop Reference To Affordable Medicines In UN TB Negotiations 

As Pandemic Preparedness bill clears House committee, effort to include antibiotics transferable exclusivity extension fails 

Oppositions Filed Against Gilead Hepatitis C Patent Applications In India 

AbbVie Hepatitis C Treatment Patents Challenged In India For Evergreening 

Follow California’s Lead: Treat Inmates With Hepatitis C 

Towards a science of global health delivery: A socio-anthropological framework to improve the effectiveness of neglected tropical disease interventions 

New drug for recurring malaria 

Guinea worm outbreak dashes hopes of elimination in South Sudan 

Ebola: How a killer disease was stopped in its tracks 

The state of the antivaccine movement in the United States: A focused examination of nonmedical exemptions in states and counties 

Two-thirds of Africa’s population still don’t have access to electricity – and it’s threatening the security of the continent 

Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 2: Which Policies for Trade and Markets?  

How can we measure coherence? HLPF and progress trackers – from Rilli Lappalainen 

Infected ticks and Lyme disease expand because of climate change 

Building the Caribbean’s Climate Resilience to Ensure Basic Survival 

Can Cities Reach the Zero Waste Goal? 

High levels of sewage contamination released from urban areas after storm events: A quantitative survey with sewage specific bacterial indicators 

Photo-based crop insurance could debut in Kenya in 2019