Health Breaking News 340

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Health Breaking News 340


WHO updates global guidance on medicines and diagnostic tests to address health challenges, prioritize highly effective therapeutics, and improve affordable access 

WHO: Public health round-up 

CONNECTING GLOBAL DEBATES TO LOCAL REALITIES AT THE 2019 WORLD HEALTH ASSEMBLY by Michael Ssemakula, People’s Health Movement and Human Rights Research Documentation Center, Uganda 

EU Calls For Results Of All EU-based Clinical Trials To Be Added To Public Database 

Slide show – Clinical Trials Transparency: Problems, Solutions, Policy Asks 

“Delinkage” Of Medicines R&D From Patent Incentives Stirs Debate at Human Rights Council 

Delinkage, TRIPS flexibilities, and alternative incentive frameworks emerge as flashpoints during Human Rights Council’s discussions on Access to Medicines and Vaccines 

Offline: Who should lead UNAIDS? 

Meet the UNAIDS leadership contenders 

We’ve Come So Far In The Fight Against HIV, Yet Myths And Stigma Remain 

GARDP announces ‘5 BY 25’ goal in response to the growing burden of antibiotic resistant infections 

Available evidence of antibiotic resistance from extended-spectrum β-lactamase-producing Enterobacteriaceae in paediatric patients in 20 countries: a systematic review and meta-analysis 

Antimicrobial resistance: a global crisis 

‘Worryingly high’ number of people infected with latent form of drug resistant TB 

Ebola responders call for a ‘reset’ in the response. What does that mean? 

Richer countries must do more to help in Ebola fight, says Rory Stewart 

DRC Ebola: latest numbers as of 8 July 2019 

Japan Boosts Complex Fight to Eliminate Leprosy in Brazil 

Getting to Zero Malaria Cases in Zanzibar 

More than a million people to be vaccinated in phase 2 of a huge cholera vaccination campaign in the Democratic Republic of the Congo 

Policy options for tackling diet-related noncommunicable diseases 

Hospital pharmacy in the digital age – securing patient safety and utilising opportunities 

Strengthening Health Systems in fragility and conflict: A “quick & dirty” survey among fellow public health experts 

UN Human Rights Council 41: general debate on item 3 

Stakeholders urge private sector to end FGM 

Human Rights Reader 487 

Expanding Access to Rights Documentation: Tools for Marginalized Groups in Myanmar by Julia K. Klein 

Leaders launch landmark trade deal at African Union summit 

One climate crisis disaster happening every week, UN warns 

Rising heat stress could cost 80 million jobs by 2030 – U.N. 

Climate Change Victims: What Will You Do Next? 

The world’s biggest climate fund eyes more efficiency, private funding