Health Breaking News 326

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 326


WHO Places Emphasis on IPC, AMR and UHC by Garance F Upham 

Democracy Matters in Global Health 

Establishing Credibility and Legitimacy: Seven Challenges for David Malpass 

EU’s ‘Tobin tax’ now expected to collect only €3.5 billon 

International Clinical Engineering and Health Technology Management Congress October 21st -22nd 2019 Rome, Italy 

Almost 7% of EU imports are counterfeit and pirate goods 

NICE refuses to release survival data for breast cancer drug 

DRC Ebola: latest numbers as of 19 March 2019 

Ebola Epidemic in Congo Could Last Another Year, C.D.C. Director Warns 

Ebola is Still Stalking Africa. Who’s Supporting Front-line Work to Stop More Outbreaks? 

Doubling down on Ebola 

Gavi@20: What’s Next for Global Immunization Efforts 

In Madagascar, 1,100 measles deaths are more about money than ‘vaccine hesitancy’ 

Africa: ‘Exciting’ News in Fight Against Drug-Resistant TB 

New WHO recommendations to accelerate progress on TB 

Study shows dramatically shorter treatment for Chagas disease could be just as effective, and significantly safer 

Strategy for a globally coordinated response to a priority neglected tropical disease: Snakebite envenoming 

The 2018 Nigeria HIV/AIDS Indicator and Impact Survey (NAISS): Results and Implications for Nigeria’s HIV Program 

Yemen’s health system fragmentation during the conflict: The impact on the health and nutrition status of a vulnerable population 

Severe mental illness and substance use disorders in prisoners in low-income and middle-income countries: a systematic review and meta-analysis of prevalence studies 

Re-imagining global health through social medicine 

WHO guideline on health policy and system support to optimize community health worker programmes 


Human Rights Reader 476 

Sex Workers’ Untold Stories 

Fighting the World’s Largest Criminal Industry: Modern Slavery 

Cost-effectiveness of financial incentives for improving diet and health through Medicare and Medicaid: A microsimulation study 

World Bank Doubles Pledge to Climate Efforts in Africa 

Young climate activists around the world: why I’m striking today 

The climate strikers should inspire us all to act at the next UN summit 

As children strike around the world, Oxfam calls for climate action 

Climate Change Also Affects Mental Health in Mexico 

Environmental degradation threat to health, says UN 

EU Parliament votes for 55% emissions cuts by 2030