Health Breaking News 307

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Health Breaking News 307


New global commitment to primary health care for all at Astana conference 

WHO: Primary Health Care (PHC) 

Declaration of Alma-Ata International Conference on Primary Health Care, Alma-Ata, USSR, 6-12 September 1978 

HH Pope Francis and WHO Director-General: Health is a right and not a privilege 

Global Conference on Primary Health Care 25-26 October 2018 Astana, Kazakhstan: LIVE 

Renewing commitment to Primary Health Care – the key role for research to accelerate Universal Health Coverage through Primary Health Care 

The TDR Gateway: a new way to publish the science of solutions. Launch date: 19 November 2018 

Building a movement for health – a tool for (health) activists 

Building a movement for Health  

G77+China Plan To Take UN TB Declaration Forward: Increased Resources, Access To Medicines 

Medical Crowdfunding’s Dark Side

Activists interrupt TB conference opening ceremony to call on J&J to cut price of TB drug in half, to one dollar per day 

Activits urge national TB programs and treatment providers to discontinue use of harmful injectable agents in TB treatment 

Activists call on countries and donors to immediately scale up use of life-saving TB LAM test 

Talking HIV: Telling people about your HIV status 

Near-Monopolies On HCV Diagnostics Curb Competition, Keep Prices High, Research Finds 

Polio experts ‘owe it to the children of the world’ to wipe out the disease 

Cholera returns to Yemen, with powerful allies  

US Interference In EU SPC Manufacturing Waiver “Unacceptable,” Says EU Generic Industry Group  

What’s needed to do a better job of pre-empting disease outbreaks 

Nutrition gets a moment at the World Food Prize as global hunger rises 

World hunger has risen for three straight years, and climate change is a cause 

What staying cool has to do with eradicating poverty in India 

Pregnant women in Nigeria are shunning medical centers. Here’s why. 

‘Discrimination and Stereotype in the Global-North and -South Nation-States: the Major Interlope to Universal Health Coverage for Refugees and Other Vulnerable Immigrant Persons’ by Michael Ssemakula 

Africa Near the Bottom of World Bank’s New Human Capital Index 

Integrate regionally for stronger, sustainable growth in resource-rich sub-Saharan Africa 

Climate litigations set to rise globally on back of IPCC report 

Climate science gets precise enough for legal action