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UHC is not single! It is married, polygamous and unfaithful! (and that’s great!) 

Challenging road ahead for universal health care in low- and middle-income countries 

The emergence and effectiveness of global health networks: findings and future research 

Key drivers for good health  

World drug problem: UN adopts new framework for policies to ‘put people first’ 

TTIP investment court ‘incompatible with human rights’ 

Trans-Pacific Partnership Provisions in Intellectual Property, Transparency, and Investment Chapters Threaten Access to Medicines in the US and Elsewhere 

CETA, TTIP and ISDS: Lessons from Canada 

Leaked IP Chapter Of Asian FTA Reveals Tough Rules For Poorer Partners, Civil Society Says 

Building Learning Health Systems to Accelerate Research and Improve Outcomes of Clinical Care in Low- and Middle-Income Countries 

Civil society calls for safeguards as BRICS bank approves first loans 

World Bank and AIIB sign first joint agreement 

AIIB partnership deals with other multilaterals a sign of standards commitment 

Key takeaways from the World Bank spring meetings  

IMF to help establish policies in Sub-Saharan Africa 

Officials Call for “Forceful, Balanced” Policy Mix at IMF-World Bank Meet 

Pope provides lesson for EU, aid to refugees 

Several hundred migrants feared dead in Mediterranean on anniversary of Lampedusa tragedy 

Syria: five years of humanitarian crisis 

US and China lead push to bring Paris climate deal into force early 

Water, health and the Sustainable Development Goals 

Water is life. El Niño and the threat to water access 

Climate justice and its role in the Paris Agreement 

Taxing tobacco and the new vision for financing development 

Compassionate and Proactive Interventions by Health Workers in the United Kingdom: A Better Approach to Prevent and Respond to Female Genital Mutilation? 

News from TDR Director, John Reeder 


The end of polio is near(ish) 

Fight against HIV doomed to fail without urgent focus on West and Central Africa 

Civil society urges Member States to support the Dutch EU Presidency’s vision on access to affordable medicines