Health Breaking News: Link 250

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 250


Commission launches public consultation on food chain fairness 

South Africa: Patient groups welcome release of Draft Intellectual Property Policy 

Empowered Women Are Changing Philanthropy. These Experts Explain How 

Gates foundation to spend over $300 million in Tanzania in 2017 

Microsoft has found an inexpensive way to save lives in India 

Philanthropy King: Bill Gates Gives Away $4.6 Billion, Unveils New Campaign To Combat Malaria 

Human Rights Reader 420 

Minamata Convention, Curbing Mercury Use, is Now Legally Binding  

Is UK Aid Being Spent Properly? We Just Don’t Know 

Making America Healthy Again: Analyzing Trump’s Take On The Social Determinants Of Health 

WB: The Tech Revolution That’s Changing How We Measure Poverty 

First as tragedy, now as farce: lessons from 12 August 1982 

‘Hidden’ hunger crisis in Congo pushing it closer to famine 

Fighting famine: ‘Unprecedented crisis’ putting 20 million people at risk, warns UN agency 

The battle over the future of US food aid 

“Recovery lending” helps disaster-stricken African farmers get back on track 

The global burden of tuberculosis mortality in children: a mathematical modelling study 

Factory farming in Asia creating global health risks, report warns 

Candidiasis update: news bulletin 

‘Superbugs’ found in Brazil’s urban waters 

Yemen: aid offers ‘only hope of survival’ in cholera epidemic, says Priti Patel 

A push to end the global HIV epidemic 

WHO: Global action plan on HIV drug resistance 2017–2021 

Implementing Clinical Trials during Epidemics: The Ebola Experience 

What single health platform can support multi-sectoral collaboration and coordination on epidemics and health emergencies in West Africa? 

What lessons does polio eradication offer for global health? 

Improving the quality of WHO guidelines over the last decade: progress and challenges 

(Statement) The Medicines Patent Pool Welcomes First Generic Dolutegravir-Combination to Receive Tentative Approval from U.S. Food and Drug Administration 

IFPMA: Falsified medicines 

The War on Drugs Is Holding Science Back 

Britain spent ‘twice as much on overseas fossil fuels as renewables’ 

Private Standards, Trade, and Sustainable Development: Policy Options for Collective Action