Health Breaking News 321

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 321


What the recent discussions on access to medicines at WHO’s Executive Board tell us 

Campaigners across EU slam MEPs vote to approve ‘corporate stitch up’ Singapore deal 

Captured states: When EU governments are a channel for corporate interests 

MEPs take note: EU-Singapore deal could hinder fight against fraud and corruption 

The EU-Singapore Investment Protection Agreement 

Can a Virtual Reality Video Help Fight Anti-HIV Stigma? 

Setting targets for HIV/AIDS—What lessons can be learned from other disease control programmes? 

Trump’s HIV strategy faces potential minefield 

The U.S. & The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria  

Deadly drug-resistant TB a ‘blinking red’ global threat 

TB activists for first time challenge TB drug patent in India

Pre-Grant Opposition Filed Against Janssen’s Bedaquiline Fumarate Application In India  

Malaysia’s compulsory license for sofosbuvir is a positive step for public health and innovation 

Malaysia Still Under Pressure To Make Hepatitis C Medicine More Expensive 

Unitaid launches new grants for innovative vector control, adding to its robust malaria portfolio 

Unitaid seeks innovative, long-lasting technologies to help tackle diseases  

Nearly 100 children dead as world’s 2nd-largest Ebola outbreak surpasses 800 cases 

DRC Ebola: latest numbers as of 11 February 2019 

Gavi Going Forward: Immunization for Every Child Everywhere? 

Strategies to increase adoption of animal vaccines by smallholder farmers with focus on neglected diseases and marginalized populations 

Wellcome commits £10 million to DNDi to develop new generation of oral drugs to treat leishmaniasis 

MMV and DNDi make 400 compounds available to stimulate research into new drugs for pandemic diseases 

‘No More Paying For The Rich World’s Medicine’ – White House 

New High-Tech System Against Falsified Medicines Goes Live In Europe 

A Foundation Looks to Curb Opioid Deaths by Improving Addiction Treatment 

Are Sustainable Development Goals Reaching Indigenous Peoples? 

UNPO Hmong Newsletter #9, February 2019 

Malnutrition: a pervasive problem, but one that can be fixed 

Drought and rising costs to leave 2.4 million Zimbabweans needing food aid 

EU renewables on the up, but 2020 target looms large