Health Breaking News 310

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 310


G20 priorities to tackle the challenges of global trade governance and pursue the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development 

RCEP trade agreement negotiations update and statement 

International Association of Health Policy: Political Economy and Health – Open Lecture Series year III – Academic year 2018/2019 

‘Equity in Investments – a Need to Map the Research Landscape for Health’ by Michael Head 

After new commitments on untying aid, now it’s time for action 

Is the Donor Agenda for the SDGs Making Aid a Tool of Inequity? 

TranspariMED: working to end evidence distortion in medicine 

FDA fails to collect over one billion dollars in fines from law-breaking pharma companies and universities   

Transforming health policy through machine learning 

Prescription Drug Importation: New Federal Initiatives And The Case for State Action 

Key Hepatitis C Drug Licensed To Medicines Patent Pool, Access Expanded For LMICs 

WHO warns ‘urgent action’ is needed to tackle global misuse of antibiotics 

Of all human diseases, 60% originate in animals – “One Health” is the only way to keep antibiotics working  

Taking a systems-change approach to ending NTDs 

Barriers to access to visceral leishmaniasis diagnosis and care among seasonal mobile workers in Western Tigray, Northern Ethiopia: A qualitative study 

DR Congo Ebola outbreak ‘worst’ in country’s history 

DRC Ebola latest numbers as of 13 November 2018 

New measures and strong partnership having positive impact on Ebola response in the Democratic Republic of the Congo 

MSF calls on Global Fund Board to make urgent changes to prevent drug stock-outs and quality issues 

No freedom of choice in vaccination, top EU health official insists 


A Foundation Zeroes in on the Nexus Between Equity and Mental Health


Women, migration, and cross-border trade in Africa  

Study finds ‘significant decline’ in genital mutilation rates in girls 

Increasing newborn babies’ chances of survival 

Nutrition solutions lie beyond health 

“Science is still biased towards staple crops” 

Ripe for change: Ending human suffering in supermarket supply chains 

Deep Dive: Two of America’s Wealthiest Philanthropists Are Teaming Up to Protect the Oceans 

Using Data to Restore Land 

Fast-growing African cities at ‘extreme risk’ from climate change: analysts  

Inaugural Bloomberg American Health Summit To Convene Leaders, Innovators Tackling Nation’s Most Pressing Public Health Challenges