Health Breaking News 308

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 308


What’s at stake as EU, Africa, Caribbean, Pacific, negotiate new accord 

Opinion: New name but same mistakes in Compact With Africa 

Is the TPP worth it? 

Towards Health Sustainability in Europe – a public health narrative for a multilevel & multisectoral approach  

UAEM: In ‘Historic” Shift, Universities In Canada Adopt Licensing Promoting Access To Medicines 

New Report: Mitigating Patent Linkage To Promote Medicines Access In LMICs 

EPHA 2018 Universal Access and Affordable Medicines Forum Brussels 20 November 2018 

Seminar on access to quality-assured medicines Brussels 20 November 2018 

Should we respect patents or people? 

The ITM symposium on 40 years PHC: is there a doctor in the house? 

US Releases New Medicare Drug Plan To “Pay The Prices Other Countries Pay” 

Symposium [Human] Resources, Research, Rights: Ethical dilemmas in Global Health Amsterdam 9th November 2018 

Does supportive supervision enhance community health worker motivation? A mixed-methods study in four African countries 

1a Convention del Management della Sanità Italiana Roma 7-9 novembre 2018 

Hunger stalks Asia’s booming cities – U.N. agencies 

Ebola DRC: Latest numbers as of 1 November 2018 

Cholera Threatens a Comeback Worldwide  

Rapid shift from global to national purchase of TB drugs increases risk of stockouts and use of drugs of unknown quality 

5-year-plan to bring HIV vaccine to market 

During A Flu Epidemic, Dispensing Flu Vaccines at Pharmacies Could Save Lives and Costs 

Yes, China’s Lending Is a Problem for Debt-Vulnerable Countries 

Local Angle: A Community Foundation Making a Big Push for Health Equity in a Small State 

Human Rights Reader 464 


The Advisory Board to the Emergency Support Fund for Key Populations Starts to Function 

The 1st global WHO conference on Air Pollution and Health in Geneva 

Gas companies face Californian wipe-out, say S&P, Moody’s 

Highlights: An energy industry view on moving toward a lower carbon future 

Towards higher CO2 limits to protect the climate and our health 

Banning cars in major cities would rapidly improve millions of lives