Health Breaking News: Link 297

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 297


WHO: Public Health round-up 

TDR 2017 annual report shows strong achievements, new strategy well underway 

Europe and the Sustainable Development Goals: 3 years on  

This Tool Measures How Far States And The US Are From Meeting Health and Well-Being Goals 

Report – Patent Abuse A Leading Cause Of High Drug Prices In US 

Opinion: Reaching universal health coverage means tackling malnutrition 

Child malnutrition fears as US opposes WHO breastfeeding resolution 

How the Lack of Affordable Vegetables is Creating a Billion-Dollar Obesity Epidemic in South Africa 

Treatment of people diagnosed with chronic hepatitis C virus infection 

Ebola death toll climbs to 34 as health workers struggle to contain latest outbreak in Congo  

Ebola Poses High Risk in Congo, W.H.O. Says 

Ebola vaccination begins in North Kivu 

Experimental Ebola Vaccine Can Be used in Latest Outbreak, W.H.O. Says 

Ebola vaccinations to begin in DR Congo as tests confirm Zaire strain is behind both outbreaks 

Choices in vaccine trial design in epidemics of emerging infections 

Race to contain destructive march of armyworm as pest spreads to India 

Bacteria becoming resistant to hospital disinfectants, warn scientists 

Indicators for the surveillance of AMR and antimicrobial consumption 

Patient-led active tuberculosis case-finding in the Democratic Republic of the Congo 

India aims to eradicate TB by 2025, but access to low-cost drugs a challenge 

South Africa strikes deal on new TB drug as WHO revisits guidance 

Global susceptibility and response to noncommunicable diseases 

As Western donors abandon Africa’s cancer crisis, Muslim nations are filling the gap 

A human rights approach to mental health and people with disabilities 

Support Increases When Opioid ‘Safe Consumption Sites’ Called ‘Overdoes Prevention Sites’

World risks entering irreversible ‘hothouse’ state  

Climate change and health: Moving from theory to practice 

Prioritizing the needs of children in a changing climate 

Climate change, urban health, and the promotion of health equity

Briefing | The Invisible Killer: the health burden from air pollution in Europe

Forty-One Minutes to Save The World: Investing in Nuclear Security 

People’s Health Movement: Let’s Mobilise for PHA4! 

Course announcement: The Struggle for Health – Savar November 2018