Health Breaking News: Link 298

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 298


5 experimental treatments introduced in latest DRC Ebola outbreak 

WHO Director-General updates on Ebola outbreak in DR Congo – Aug 2018  

‘This is a very dangerous outbreak’: WHO chief ‘worried’ over Ebola in DRC, as experimental treatment begins 

WHO calls for free and secure access in responding to Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo 

Opinion | Ebola responders must learn language lessons from the 2014 epidemic 

Inside Namibia’s HIV success story 

African governments are far from powerless in global health initiatives like those against AIDS 

Malawi study boosts calls to roll out rotavirus vaccine in more countries 

A post-conflict vaccination campaign, Central African Republic 

Mutant mosquitoes: Can gene editing kill off malaria? 

MSF applauds the World Health Organization’s move to recommend improved tuberculosis treatment options  

What would a feminist approach to localisation of humanitarian action look like? 

Akeredolu reverses self, adopts Mimiko’s free health services for pregnant women, children 

Integrating Care for Children, Young People and Their Families 

Alternative malnutrition treatments hold promise for millions of children 

Strategic orientations for the future of child health in a new online collection at BMJ 

Human Rights Reader 457 

Civil society calls on G20 leaders to urgently take joint action in tackling global challenges 

Take Charge of Your Food: Your Health is Your Business 

African countries fare poorly in innovation ranking 

‘Promoting Some Literacy on the Health Systems of Countries of Origin of Migrants in Europe’ by Yves Charpak 

‘Public Finance and Public Health’ by Ted Schrecker 

Gilead loses key patent claims for Sovaldi in China, opening door to earlier generic entry 

KEI and UACT comments on the prospective grant of an exclusive license to Midissia Therapeutics 

Health as if Everybody Counted (second edition) by Ted Schrecker, Professor of Global Health Policy 

Watermelon rind a cheap filter for arsenic in groundwater 

Truth Squad: Bloomberg’s Latest Move to Fight Big Tobacco in the Global South 

It Takes an Oncologist: A New and Promising Tobacco Control Initiative

How coal-burning countries are making their neighbours sick 

Working with China on Pacific climate change 

IPHU Course announcement: The Struggle for Health – Savar 6 to 13 November 2018, Bangladesh