Health Breaking News 349

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 349


Ambitious Universal Health Coverage Declaration Goes Before World Leaders at UNGA 

PHM: Civil society assessment of the political declaration of the UN-HLM on UHC 

World must redouble efforts to meet SDGs, scientists warn 

UN Chief Calls for Action, Not “Beautiful Speeches” 

Should governments see health care as an ‘investment’? 

UN Independent Expert links International Financial Institutions’ austerity push to Human Rights impacts 

WHO calls for urgent action to reduce patient harm in healthcare 

More women and children survive today than ever before – UN report 

Road To Universal Coverage: Addressing The Premium Affordability Gap 

Another casualty of vaccine hesitancy: Philippines declares polio outbreak 

Kenya Rolls Out Landmark Malaria Vaccine Pilot 

Making the Switch: saving more lives with optimal treatment for drug-resistant TB 

DRC Ebola update 

Better Together: Finance and Health Ministers Can Deliver a Win-Win for their Countries 

Investigating the effect of England’s smoke-free private vehicle regulation on changes in tobacco smoke exposure and respiratory disease in children: a quasi-experimental study 

How FDA Can Act On E-Cigarettes And Protect The Public Health 

Trends in Adolescent Vaping, 2017–2019 

Over Half of New Cancer Drugs Approved Based On Potentially Biased Evidence, New Study Finds 

No Water or Toilets in Health Facilities? That’s Horrifying—And Funders Are Paying Attention 

Reflecting on “Niche” Commitments Made at Biarritz 

Time to do more than pay lip service to gender equality 

Community engagement to manage acute malnutrition: implementation research in Kupang district, Indonesia 

To Address Hunger, Many Countries May Have To Increase Carbon Footprint 

Leading countries blocked from speaking at UN climate summit 

A record 7 million people displaced by extreme weather events in 2019 

Health Care Climate Footprint Is 4.4% Of Global Emissions; Larger Than Japan Or Brazil 

UN hosts drive to suck back carbon and reverse climate change 

Global decarbonisation efforts ‘stall’, pushing climate goals out of reach 

‘Respect dirt and dung’ to combat desertification 

The Amazon Fires Are a Big Setback to Funders and Nonprofits. How Are They Responding? 

Climate change, fake news top global health concerns 

“We Are Here To Fight For Our Lives” – Thousands Flood Streets To Demand Climate Action