Health Breaking News 311

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 311


What happens when development cooperation becomes development competition 

Fran Baum: Why the 4th People’s Health Assembly is an important event for global health equity 

PHA4: Health assembly calls for people’s lives above profit 

Medicare For All: Sounds Good, But What Does It Mean? 

No More Lip Service; It’s Time We Fixed Primary Care (Part One) 

No More Lip Service; It’s Time We Fixed Primary Care (Part Two) 

Roadblocks ahead on the WHO Roadmap on Access to Medicines and Vaccines? 

Will Ever WHO’s Roadmap for Medicines Move into Action? The Threat of Neoliberal Polices, Corporate Interests Collusion by Daniele Dionisio

One trend in access to medicines may be cause for concern 

The Bumpy Road To Selection Patents In India 

Ethics violations and research waste widespread at German medical universities – new study 

The UK is Finally Cracking Down on Unreported Clinical Trials. Now Other European Countries Must Take Action Too by Till Bruckner 

TB, NCDs, and the Lessons of HIV 

North and South Korea team up to tackle TB and malaria  

World Malaria Report 2018: 3 critical questions 

WHO and partners launch new country-led response to put stalled malaria control efforts back on track 

DRC Ebola: latest numbers as of 20 November 2018 

Congo health workers face violence as Ebola virus spreads 

Ebola In The DRC Is More About The DRC Than It Is About Ebola 

Outbreak: Ebola spreads to Congolese city of 1.2 million sparking containment fears 

The Ugandan communities a border away from Ebola 

Social Capital Formation in the West African Ebola Pandemic: Tapping Faith-Community Trust Reserves is an Essential Tactical Strategy in Outbreak Control by Richard A. Nisbett, E Julu Swen, M. Scott Gilpin 

European Medicines Agency recommends fexinidazole, the first all-oral treatment for sleeping sickness 


Hundreds of thousands of children set to be protected against the leading cause of pneumonia in Haiti  

Child rights: the right approach for governments to protect children from harmful marketing 

Billionaires vs. Poverty: Behind a Push to Use Data to Boost Economic Opportunity in Cities 

Food grains rot in India while millions live with empty stomachs 

Yemen crisis: 85,000 children ‘dead from malnutrition’  

Tracking and lifting donor nutrition funding 

5 Ways the G20 Can Support Climate Action and Sustainable Development 

‘Lifestyle drift,’ air pollution and the World Health Organization