Health Breaking News 319

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 319


Taking stock of global development: What’s working and what’s stuck 

Davos 2019: four reasons for optimism despite the gloom 

European Parliament Calls for Regular Evaluation of SPC System, Including its Effect on Access to Medicines in Europe by Dimitri Eynikel 

Pharma industry raises the alarm about stockpiling of generic drugs 

More than 1,600 clinical trials run by UK universities violate reporting rules 

The Lancet: On results reporting and evidentiary standards: spotlight on the Global Fund 

144th WHO EB: Follow-up to the high-level meetings of the United Nations General Assembly on health-related issues: Ending tuberculosis 

144th WHO EB: Medicines, vaccines and health products: Cancer medicines 

EB144: KEI statement on the WHO Cancer report  

MPP Statement at 144th session of the WHO Executive Board on Access to Medicines 

WHO Draft Resolution On Universal Health Coverage Shows Efforts At Consensus 

WHO Opens Discussions On Roadmap For Improving Access To Medicines 

EB144: KEI statement on the WHO roadmap access to medicines, vaccines and health products 

WHO Executive Board, 144th Session, January 2019 MSF Statement: Agenda item 5.7.1 (EB144/17) – Medicines, vaccines and health products: Access to medicines and vaccines  

WHO’s Access Roadmap And The Art Of Accommodation Of Pharma Interest 

Will Ever WHO’s Roadmap for Medicines Move into Action? by Daniele Dionisio 

Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative and The BMJ launch a special collection on neglected diseases and innovation in South Asia 

DNDi, MMV Make 400 Compounds Available To Boost Pandemic Disease Research 

To Halt Malaria Transmission, More Research Focused on Human Behavior Needed 

The Medicines Patent Pool welcomes findings of crucial Lancet Commission into accelerating elimination of viral hepatitis 

Cabo Verde leads the way in ending new HIV infections in children in West and Central Africa 

DRC Ebola: Latest numbers as of 27 January 2019  

Women are key in Ebola response 

DRC Ebola crisis serves as test for WHO health reform 

Health for All Kenyans by 2022: Are we going to be trailblazers like our long distance runners?  

Will 2019 Be the Year of Making Primary Health Care Happen? 


Indonesia and global health diplomacy: a focus on capacity building 

Environmental laws only look good on paper, UN says 

Billions of Dollars Available for Reducing and Reversing Land Degradation 

German coal phase-out criticised but welcomed on whole 

Youth Bridge the Gap Between Climate Change and Climate Awareness in Guyana