Health Breaking News: Link 296

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 296


BRICS and mortar 

Cluster of presumptive Ebola cases in North Kivu in the Democratic Republic of the Congo 

AIDS 2018 told the story of a global health crisis 

Progress on HIV goes off-track as donor commitments continue to shrink 

HIV research missing focus on young women 

Time to Fix Bad Laws on HIV 

Negotiations On UN Tuberculosis Declaration Still Open, Reports Say 

South Africa breaks the silence procedure: UN Political Declaration on tuberculosis 

The July 26, 2018 draft of the UNGA HLM3 NCDs: draft outcome document 

60 House Democrats introduce bill on Medicare negotiations that includes compulsory licensing provisions to protect patients when price negotiations break down 

Spending On Prescription Drugs In The US: Where Does All The Money Go? 

WHO: World Heapatitis Day 28 July 2018 

New: WHO Guidelines for the care and treatment of persons diagnosed with chronic hepatitis C virus infection  

The MPP welcomes the new WHO hepatitis C treatment guidelines  

Cheap drugs not enough to fight hepatitis C in Asia 

Eradicating Leprosy in Mozambique, a Complicated Task 

Sequencing A Malaria Mosquito’s Motherline 

Schistosomiasis in Africa: Improving strategies for long-term and sustainable morbidity control 

How the private sector can take WHO recommendations on NCDs forward 

3 in 5 babies not breastfed in the first hour of life  

International development lacks diversity – and it’s holding us back 

Improving Access To Medical Devices: The Use And Evolution Of Objective Performance Criteria 

Digital transformation in Africa: three lessons from India’s experience  

Human Rights Reader 456 

States Must Treat Refugees & Migrants as Rights Holders & Prevent Trafficking & Exploitation 

In Rohingya camps, traditional healers fill a gap in helping refugees overcome trauma 

Human rights in Thailand: No improvement, no trade deal 

Should women be considered a sector when it comes to humanitarian and development funding? 

Survey: Nearly Two-Thirds of Americans Oppose Cuts to SNAP Program 

Climate change is here, and the world is burning 

Using Data to Address Climate Challenges: 5 Takeaways from Sierra Leone and Tanzania 

Global “worming”: Climate change and its projected general impact on human helminth infections