Health Breaking News 331

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 331


Why is uploading clinical results onto trial registries so important? 

Re-cap: UN discussions on the reform of ISDS move on to the next stage 

New investor alliance launches to tackle SDG financing 

Revise Biosimilar Guidelines, Scientists Demand; WHO Says Not Now 

Why do governments trust Big Pharma more than their citizens? 

Hope fading fast that ‘life-changing’ breast cancer drug will be funded by Pharmac 

Medicines Patent Pool’s view on the role of licenses for antibiotics – World Intellectual Property Day 

The Administration’s Drug Rebate Reforms: Four Implementation Questions That Will Influence Whether Drug Costs Fall 

A rare deterrent to limitless drug price increases may die under Trump 

Strong call for transparency on medicine prices, cost of R&D at WHO Fair Pricing Forum 

Tuberculosis innovation approaches in South Africa and strategies to secure public returns 

MSF: Johnson & Johnson should make TB drug available for all at $1/day 

New Study Maps Vaccine Coverage Disparities, Helps Explain Why Targets Are Being Missed 

UN: 20 million missed vaccinations each year behind global measles outbreak 

Polio vaccine worker shot dead is third killed in Pakistan this week 

25,000 children in Pakistan rushed to hospital after spread of false polio vaccine rumours 

Stepping Up The Fight Against Severe Malaria In Zambia: An Innovative Approach Scales Up 

Malaria vaccine rolled out for tens of thousands of children 

PICS: World Malaria Day in the wake of Cyclone Idai 

Improving access to preventive malaria care during pregnancy 

Bringing the Malaria Clinic to the Classroom 

Ongoing Malaria Transmission 

DRC Ebola: latest numbers as of 24 April 2019 


Top Funders and NGOs Think Empowering Women Farmers Can Reduce Hunger. Are They Right? 

Human Rights Reader 480 

Stress, overtime, disease, contribute to 2.8 million workers’ deaths per year, reports UN labour agency 

A Gathering Storm: Climate Change Threatens Lives and Futures 

Waste does not exist: there is only post-trash 

Opinion: Food, fuel, and the future of human development