Health Breaking News: Link 272

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 272


The Top 5 Issues In EU Medicines Policy For 2018 (Including IP) 

Member states clash as WHO mulls how to make medicine accessible to all 

13 things to know about WHO’s Geneva deliberations 

EB142: KEI statement on WHO’s decision on the Global strategy and plan of action on public health, innovation and intellectual property 

A “make or break year” for WHO and its new leadership – Discussion on the 13th General Programme of Work at the 142nd session of WHO’s Executive Board 

WHO Antibiotic Resistance Data Shows Worrying Trend; Industry Ready To Help 

Global antimicrobial resistance surveillance system (GLASS) report Early implementation 2016-2017 

FIND Announces Four New Collaborations To Address AMR 

How global development issues fared in Davos 

Crises on the horizon in 2018: the view from Davos 

Opportunities For Health Policy Progress In 2018: Applying The Rule Of Threes 

The African Global Health Leaders Fellowship launched to support the future of health in Africa 

Multi-Sector Partnerships Have The Potential To Transform Health, But Most Aren’t There Yet 

Structuring and Funding Development Impact Bonds for Health: Nine Lessons from Cameroon and Beyond 

Envisioning Pay-for-Success: Learning from an Eye Health DIB in Cameroon 

Blockchain: so much bigger than bitcoin… 

What’s coming for health science and policy in 2018? Global experts look ahead in their field 

Stigmatisation, ignorance still rife 35 years after HIV revealed as cause of AIDS 

Fake medicines? Face 15 year jail term 

Sanofi, DNDi seek European Medicines Agency review for sleeping sickness treatment 

When is eradicating a major disease a disaster for healthcare? 

Gains against malaria at risk from US cuts, donor complacency  

Human Rights Reader 435 

The Fight Over Immigrants and Refugees Is Going to Intensify. Here’s What Foundations Need to Do 

How microcredit can help poor countries after natural disasters 

“One pair of shoes that we make is valued more than our whole month’s salary” 

About Ghana Health Service 

A Beer With Bill Gates: Some Advice on How to Succeed in a Critical Funding Niche 

Why climate change is worsening public health problems 

Young Colombians file landmark climate lawsuit 

Climate-Related Disasters Cost Nearly $400 Billion in 2017 

EU renews toxic pesticide amid safety uncertainty