Health Breaking News: Link 269

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 269


Who actually funds the UN and other multilaterals? 

5 African crises to watch in 2018 

Business leaders aren’t backing up their promises on sustainable development goals 

A bottom-up approach to achieving UN SDGs 

On the Docket for Development in 2018: CGD Experts Weigh in 

ODA and Private Sector Instruments: new rules raise major concerns 

Co-Creating Solutions to Prevent the Preventable and Treat the Treatable 

Madagascar can build stronger health systems to fight plague and prevent the next epidemic 

WHO Director-General: invest in health to end plague in Madagascar 

Diphtheria’s Resurgence Is a Lesson in Public Health Failure 

Diphtheria vaccination held in Cox’s Bazar schools 

Drug-resistant infections are a looming challenge around the world 

WHO prequalifies breakthrough vaccine for typhoid 

5 Reasons the Global Gap in Rotavirus Vaccine Access is Shrinking 

Discovery of novel, orally bioavailable, antileishmanial compounds using phenotypic screening 

Ten failings in global neglected tropical diseases control 

What about drinking is associated with shorter life in poorer people? 

The Modern Slavery Act – are we aiming too low? 

The great Oxfam end of year quiz 2017 

The Data Revolution Should Not Leave Women and Girls Behind 

Hospital Detentions for Non-payment of Fees: A Denial of Rights and Dignity 

African efforts are leading sustainable changes 

Nigeria: Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to Help Nigeria Repay U.S.$76 Million Polio Facility 

Philanthropy Forecast, 2018: Trends and Issues To Watch 

UN Environment and WHO agree to major collaboration on environmental health risks 

Climate change: Trump says US ‘could conceivably’ rejoin Paris deal 

Kenyan innovation takes plastic bags out of forestry 

UK government spells out plan to shut down coal plants 

Clean Energy Sources Manage to Cut Electricity Bill in Chile 

Africa’s planned dams could disrupt electricity supply