PEAH News Flash 356

News Flash 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

News Flash 356


Letter of support for Dr Luca Li Bassi sent to Roberto Speranza, Italy’s Minister of Health – 7 November 2019

Conference on “Challenges of healthcare access in rural zones in Africa”, Geneva, Palais des Nations, 16-20 December 2019 

WHO: Public Health round-up 

SOMO: UNCITRAL vs Binding Treaty 

The Lancet and Financial Times partner for first joint Commission on Governing health futures 2030: Growing up in a digital world 

Financialization of Health and the Impact on Peoples’ Lives by Nicoletta Dentico 

International corporate tax avoidance and domestic government health expenditure 

The Dynamics of Health Technology Assessment: Is it Just About the Evidence? 

Trilateral symposium: WTO Director General Roberto Azevêdo highlights the opportunities and challenges faced in providing access to CAR T 

Worldwide inequality in access to full text scientific articles: the example of ophthalmology 

Will Europe’s incoming Medical Device Regulation improve evidence standards and transparency? 

Assessing Drug Pricing Reform Proposals: The Real Leverage And Benefits Of Competitive Licensing 

EU Review of Pharmaceutical Incentives – An Opportunity for Change 

Q&A: James Love on the biggest challenges in the fight for affordable drugs 

Thailand’s gypsy pharmacist: a champion of affordable drugs 

Leave or die. The choice confronting HIV-positive Venezuelans 

DRC Ebola update 

TB survivors and activists protest at global TB conference for access to better treatment 

Substance use disorders in refugee and migrant groups in Sweden: A nationwide cohort study of 1.2 million people 

Engaging community health workers in the management of NCDs: country experiences from Asia 

How One Foundation Assumed Leadership in the Fight Against a Fast-Growing Health Threat 

Veterinarians Merged with Physician Educations: Past and Present Combined into One Individual “One Health” 

Is European Aid Effective? New Report 

Human Rights Reader 502 

British government takes global lead on violence against women and girls 

Record 45 million people in southern Africa facing food crisis: U.N. agencies 

The Fight for Bread Became a Fight for Freedom 

Burkina Faso: Climate Change Triggers Rural Exodus 

The US city preparing itself for the collapse of capitalism 

Delhi Air Pollution Emergency Triggers Protests, Political Squabbles – But No Real Action 

Urgent Climate Change Message By Over 11,000 Scientists; Reduce Air Pollution To Slow Warming & Save “Millions Of Lives” 

US Paris Agreement withdrawal prompts new thinking on how to exert pressure