Health Breaking News 313

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 313


Unhealthy conditions: IMF loan conditionality and its impact on health financing 

The problem with Public-Private Partnerships and the role of the EU 

CGD UPCOMING SEMINAR: Disrupting Health Product Distribution: The Emergence of Digital Innovators in Africa THURSDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2018 – 12:00PM TO 1:30PM 

International symposium on understanding the double burden of malnutrition for effective interventions 10 – 13 December 2018 IAEA Headquarters, Vienna, Austria 

WHO says spread of polio remains international health emergency 

The President’s Malaria Initiative and Other U.S. Government Global Malaria Efforts 

Congo Ebola outbreak is 2nd largest, 2nd deadliest 

DRC Ebola: Latest numbers as of 4 December 2018 

Are we on the cusp of a breakthrough in Ebola treatment? 

Measles cases spike globally due to gaps in vaccination coverage 

On World AIDS Day, a Moment for Celebration and Self-Reflection 

MPP: Accelerating access to treatment for children with HIV must be a public health priority 

The right to deworming: The case for girls and women of reproductive age 

‘Antimicrobial Resistance Knows No Boundaries’ 

First-ever UN report on disability and development, illustrates inclusion gaps 

The crisis of multilateralism and the future of humanitarian action 

Over 40 million people still victims of slavery 

Human Rights Reader 467 

Amit Sengupta (1958 to 2018) was a powerful voice for health equity 

UNPO Khmer-Krom Newsletter #2, November-December 2018 

No decline in discrimination against people of African descent in EU 

Ten harmful beliefs that perpetuate violence against women and girls 

Medicines Law & Policy: The TRIPS Flexibilities Database 

Putting People’s Health First: Improving Access to Medicines in Europe 

Amgen Cuts Repatha’s Price By 60 Percent. Will Value-Based Pricing Support Value-based Patient Access? 

Study Finds Arthritis Drug Enbrel Overpatented, Overpriced in US 

French health groups challenge public funders INSERM and CNRS over unreported clinical trials 

Research into medical devices needs to be made transparent – statement by TranspariMED  

In Yemen, Lavish Meals for Few, Starvation for Many and a Dilemma for Reporters 

The future of the sweetened beverages tax in Portugal 

World is woefully short of 2 degree goal for climate change, according to UN report 

World Bank Group to Raise $200 Billion to Fight Climate Change 

Pollution by the numbers 

Legal tweak could wreck Amazon forest