Health Breaking News 302

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 302


WHO Releases Draft Roadmap For Access To Medicines; Comments Show Polarised Views 

Commitment to Development Index 2018: Europe Leads the Way 

CDI 2018 and Trade: Advanced Economies and Poverty-Weighted Trade Tariffs 

The Cambridge Handbook of Public-Private Partnerships, Intellectual Property Governance, and Sustainable Development – New Publication

Thumbs up or thumbs down? Did the Millennium Villages Project work? 

Draft UN non-communicable diseases (NCDs) Declaration, Sept 18 version 

UN agrees global plan to battle TB ahead of first-ever summit 

WHO calls for urgent action to end TB 

MSF response to release of WHO’s Global Tuberculosis Report 2018 

Ebola situation in DRC: Latest numbers as of 18 September 2018 

WHO working closely with Republic of Korea on response to MERS case 

Is This the End of Polio? Rotary Hangs in to Eradicate the Disease Once and For All 

SDG 3.3 on HIV – A noble target with a dangerous blind spot 

Zimbabwe: Govt Declares War on Cholera 

Birth defects cluster not just down to Zika 

Misconceptions and paradoxes in soil-transmitted helminthiases control as a public health problem 

A big, fat, complicated public health problem 

Drug industry reacts to Oxfam’s allegations of tax-dodging 

‘Falsified and Substandard Medicines: Threat to the SDGs – but Who’s Watching, Caring or Acting?’ by David Patterson 

Ocean advocates find new ways to link their cause with climate change 

Philanthropy Finds a Major Role at the Global Climate Action Summit—Inside and Outside 

Securing community forest rights is key to achieving climate goals 

Charities pledge nearly $500M against deforestation 

10 years to ditch fossil fuel car engines, save Paris climate target, warns study 

UNPO Hmong Newsletter September 2018 

What Is Illiberal Civil Society? 

The other Rohingya crisis 


CVS To Restrict Patient Access Using Cost-Effectiveness: Too Much, Too Soon 

Despite Progress Under The ACA, Many New Mothers Lack Insurance Coverage 

Nigeria: ‘More People Have Access to Phones Than Toilets in Nigeria’