Health Breaking News 328

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Health Breaking News 328


WHO: Public Health Round-up 

Major UN Effort To Achieve Universal Health Coverage Taking Shape 

Does health matter in the European Parliament elections? 

EU leadership needs to embed human rights into economic policy-making 

Disease costs Africa an ‘astounding’ $2.4 trillion in lost productivity every year 

Noncommunicable disease burden among HIV patients in care: a national retrospective longitudinal analysis of HIV-treatment outcomes in Kenya, 2003-2013  

KEI statement: 22nd meeting of the WHO Expert Committee on the Selection and Use of Essential Medicines 

Mirfin Mpundu: accessing medicines, fighting resistance 

Evidence needed for antimicrobial resistance surveillance systems 

Tuberculosis drugs’ distribution and emergence of resistance in patient’s lung lesions: A mechanistic model and tool for regimen and dose optimization 

Cyclone Idai: First cholera death in Mozambique as cases double 

Cholera Is Spreading in Mozambique, and It’s Far From the Only Health Threat 

Louisiana’s Journey Toward Eliminating Hepatitis C 

DRC Ebola: latest numbers as of 2 April 2019 

An Epidemic of Suspicion — Ebola and Violence in the DRC 

Study: Many in Ebola outbreak don’t believe virus is real 

Faster and cheaper test to detect Zika 

Global expansion and redistribution of Aedes-borne virus transmission risk with climate change 

Widely Used Public Health Surveys May Underestimate Global Burden of Childhood Diarrhea 

Estimates of number of children and adolescents without access to surgical care 

Uneven access to health services drives life expectancy gaps: WHO 

European Regional Forum on Education, Language and Human Rights of Minorities. European Parliament, Brussels, 6-7 May 2019 

Most SDGs ‘going into reverse’ – UN expert group member  

After a decade of action on health inequalities, is it time for a new approach? 

WHO Symposium puts Health Inequalities at Centre of Digitalisation in Healthcare 

Empowering women in rural Nepal: My journey from Nepal to Stanford (and back) 

Rewriting history: Caring for children trapped in an island prison 

Acute hunger hits 113 million people, but data gaps remain 

Air Pollution Lops Nearly 2 Years Off Global Life Expectancy 

Ocean heat hits record high: UN