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WHO: public health round-up 

Margaret Chan attempts one last WHO funding boost  

EU, Canada sign historic trade deal amid protests 

EU signs Canada trade pact, rejects ‘post-truth’ critics 

US doubtful that CETA momentum will speed up TTIP talks 

First Hundred Days for Global Health 

China will need to be more transparent to achieve its development goals 

World Bank appoints Kristalina Georgieva as chief executive 

We need a dose of global collaboration to fight Zika 

Microcephaly in north-east Brazil: a retrospective study on neonates born between 2012 and 2015 

Inequalities in full immunization coverage: trends in low- and middle income countries 

The U.S. Is Standing in the Way of Cheaper Drugs for the Poor 

Public referendum on drug prices in the US: will it bring relief? 

The Cost Of A Cure: Revisiting Medicare Part D And Hepatitis C Drugs 

What Should We Make of a Pharma Giant’s New Plans for Global Health Giving? 

Plenary 2 Of ISPOR 19th Annual European Congress Focuses On Differential Pricing Of Medicines In Europe: Impact on Access, Innovation, and Affordability 

2016 Access to Medicine Index – to be published 14 November 

Global implementation of PrEP as part of combination HIV prevention – Unsolved challenges 

New handbook for dengue outbreak contingency planning 

Dengue Contingency Planning: From Research to Policy and Practice 

Drug-resistant TB rates in west Africa much higher than previously thought 

WHO global database for active TB drug safety monitoring and management

How a cash-strapped UN is struggling to solve the cholera epidemic in Haiti 

As Haiti Struggles to Recover From Disaster (Again), Who’s Helping? 

New York City’s Trans Fat Restrictions Ten Years Later 

Neoliberalism is creating loneliness. That’s what’s wrenching society apart 

Ushering In The New Era Of Health Equity 

Can microloans lift women out of poverty? 

Not good enough: What philanthropy can do to fix social services 

UNPO Newsletter: October 2016 edition 

Investing in Human Resources via Education Is Essential to Improving Access to Surgical and Anesthetic Care Across the Globe 

A Medical Provider’s Perspective on Treating Undocumented U.S. Immigrants 

Research on community-based health workers is needed to achieve the sustainable development goals 

Paris climate pact enters into force, focus shifts to action 

WHO: Ambient air pollution, a global assessment of exposure and burden of disease