Health Breaking News: Link 239

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: Link 239


Seventieth World Health Assembly 

IP-Watch Guide To 2017 World Health Assembly: Election, Budget, Antibiotics, Cancer, R&D And More 

The next WHO DG needs to be a planetary health champion, first and foremost 

Slow growth in poorest countries derails SDGs progress, finds UN report 

Governing multisectoral action for health in low- and middle-income countries 

G20 Health Ministers Receive Flurry Of Requests Ahead Of Their First-Ever Meeting

Ahead of G20 Health Minister meeting, MSF calls on governments to address three key medical humanitarian challenges  

Countdown to the 2017 UN Financing for Development Forum  

Three-Year Impacts Of The Affordable Care Act: Improved Medical Care And Health Among Low-Income Adults 

Trump expands ‘global gag rule,’ targeting $8.8B in global health aid 

As four countries face famine, world ‘must step up now’ says top UN food security forum 

Risks and opportunities for post-Brexit UK food aid programs 

Ugandan Harm Reduction Network Annual Report 2016 

‘The Uganda’s “Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (Control) Act” and how it impacts on Public Health and Human Rights’ by Muhwezi Edward 

‘SOS Situation Humanitaire – Republique Democratique du Congo’ by Alphonse Kitoga 

Free medicines for displaced populations in Central Africa 
Solving Homelessness: The Need For Innovative Solutions And The Role Of Health Care 

Ebola’s Reappearance an Early Test of Global Health Improvements 

UN health agency deploying technical experts to site of Ebola outbreak in DR Congo 

Commission ready to support DR Congo in Ebola outbreak 

Ebola exposure, illness experience, and Ebola antibody prevalence in international responders to the West African Ebola epidemic 2014–2016: A cross-sectional study 

A Syrian physician brings personal experience to polio immunization campaign 

Projected spread of drug-resistant tuberculosis threatens elimination targets 

A Giant Funder’s Commitment to the Global Fight Against Superbugs 

New Industry Alliance Aimed At Antimicrobial Resistance 

Toward A New Model For Promoting The Development Of Antimicrobial Drugs 

Epidemiology of Burns in Rural Bangladesh: An Update 

European Commission report ‘Towards a better exploitation of the technical potential of waste-to-energy’ 

World Lags on Clean Energy Goals 

March-in Rights: A Lost Opportunity To Lower US Drug Prices 

Taxing Drug Price Spikes: Assessing The Potential Impact