Health Breaking News: Link 261

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 261


WHO’s draft program of work: Some answers, then questions 

WHO Issues Guidelines Against Antibiotic Overuse In Farms And Food Industry 

Infectious Diseases Hub: World Antibiotic Awareness Week 

Streptococcus vaccine ‘could prevent over 100,000 baby deaths worldwide’ 

Why plague caught Madagascar unaware 

Regional initiatives for malaria elimination: Building and maintaining partnerships 

Malaria breath test shows promise  

Fighting TB stigma: we need to apply lessons learnt from HIV activism 

Comparison of two cash transfer strategies to prevent catastrophic costs for poor tuberculosis-affected households in low- and middle-income countries: An economic modelling study 

Measuring success: The challenge of social protection in helping eliminate tuberculosis  

Reaching global HIV/AIDS goals: What got us here, won’t get us there 

Piano nazionale di interventi contro HIV e AIDS (PNAIDS) 

Ministero della Salute Portale 

News from TDR Director, John Reeder 

Recycling decreases mosquito densities in Uruguay 

Reviewing progress on sterile insect technique to control dengue 

New online version of the TDR implementation research toolkit now available 

Want Drug Regulators To Consider Real-World Evidence? Then Disrupt Their Outdated Regulatory Infrastructure 


The Paradox Of Humanitarian Work In South Sudan 

Greek health minister takes issue with Roche’s withdrawal of cancer medicine due to mandatory, retroactive discount 

The WHO Global conference on NCDs in Montevideo, Uruguay: Towards an integral response to the epidemic of non-communicable diseases 

How to make a success of COP23: Q&A with Barbara Hendricks 

4 Reasons for Countries to Enhance Their NDCs by 2020 

Climate experts insist fossil fuels have no place in post-2035 EU energy plans 

UN says 36.5 mln people in E. Africa face food crisis 

Paradise Papers: the hidden costs of tax dodging 

Eurodad reaction to the ‘Paradise Papers’ 

KEI Comment on GOP proposal to eliminate the Orphan Drug Tax Credit  

Private sector and development: The EU is not doing enough!