Health Breaking News 334

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 334


New Analysis Finds that Modicare, One Year In, Lives Up to Its Promise 

Modicare Post-Election: Recommendations to Enhance the Impact of Public Health Insurance on UHC Goals in India 

Fair Pricing – Striking The Balance 

Access to affordable medicines is a growing global challenge: Europe is no exception 

Warning over global failure to act on deaths from drug-resistant TB 

The Medicines Patent Pool responds to call for feedback on the WHO draft Global Strategy for TB Research and Innovation 

24 May 2019 – KEI panel discussion – Assessing the implications of the development of new cell and gene-based therapies (including CAR T and CRISPR): What role should WHO play? 

The Medicines Patent Pool publishes framework for prioritising target medicines for in-licensing under its newly expanded mandate 

Here’s how people in Nigeria are avoiding vaccination 

‘A Closer Look at The Toronto Star’s Stats on Vaccine Coverage in Ontario’ by Lawrence C. Loh 

DRC Ebola: latest numbers as of 14 May 2019 

Struggling with Scale: Ebola’s Lessons for the Next Pandemic 

Fights to end polio, contain Ebola made tougher by rising violence, research finds 

Political Games Hinder Efforts to End Ebola in Congo: WHO 

Progress Against Child Mortality Lags in Many Indian States 

Pediatric tropical medicine: The neglected diseases of children 

Trachoma in Australia: environmental improvement needed for long-term elimination 

‘The Evil of Unregistered Clinical Trials in Europe’ by Daniele Dionisio 

Increasing access to health care for people in areas of return in Ninewa 

Reframing the Blame for the War on Drugs 

EU countries put pressure on refugee sea rescue missions 

Rohingya crisis update – May 2019 

To Reach 2025 Target On Reducing Low Birthweight, Current Progress Must Double 

South Asia bears half of global low birthweight burden 

WHO Releases Draft Guidance On Labelling For Healthy Foods 

Limiting global warming to 1.5 to 2.0°C—A unique and necessary role for health professionals 

EU national climate plans well below par, study reveals 

Over 180 countries — not including the US — agree to restrict global plastic waste trade 

UN kicks off major climate change effort 

Climate Change, Wildfires, And How Public Health Leaders Can Rise To The Challenge 

As risks rise, too little is spent to avert disasters, say U.N. and Red Cross