Health Breaking News 322

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 322


Italy’s Draft WHO resolution: Improving the transparency of markets for drugs, vaccines and other health-related technologies 

European Council agrees on SPC manufacturing waiver 

Universities Allied for Essential Medicines-UAEM Europe Conference: Hamburg 26th to 28th April 2019 


BMJ: Innovation for neglected diseases in South Asia 

Are we making progress on the use of antimicrobials in animals? 

The impact of targeted malaria elimination with mass drug administrations on falciparum malaria in Southeast Asia: A cluster randomised trial 

New cholera tracking tool could provide more accurate picture of outbreaks 

New Tool for Tracking Cholera Outbreaks Could Make It Easier to Detect and Stop Deadly Epidemics 

World TB Day 2019 

How Ebola treatment has changed 

DRC Ebola: latest numbers as of 20 February 2019 

Pregnant women to be given Ebola vaccine in WHO policy U-turn 

Outrage as cystic fibrosis drug firm posts big profit 

How Big Pharma’s free samples encourage your doctor to prescribe more expensive drugs 

Hot topics in vaccination: efficacy, impact and attitudes 

Global conference calls for action to prevent suffering and disability from mycetoma 

Critical birth drug mired in Nigeria 

Strategy for a globally coordinated response to a priority neglected tropical disease: Snakebite envenoming 

Countries are spending more on health, but people are still paying too much out of their own pockets 

Broadening its donor base and non-state actors – Does WHO really have a choice when it comes to financing? 

SDGs ‘failing to create transformational change’ 

Gridlock, Innovation and Resilience in Global Health Governance 

Aid spending should compensate those who have been most impoverished by the unfair global economic system we have helped to create, not be used to further its ends 

170 clinical trials run by NHS Trusts violate disclosure rules 

Human Rights Reader 473 

Trump administration launches global effort to end criminalization of homosexuality

How Development Excludes Adivasi Peoples 

UN announces roadmap to Climate Summit in 2019, a ‘critical year’ for climate action 

‘No Way to Defend Ourselves Against the Onslaught of Climate Change’ 

Special issue of Critical Public Health journal: “Public health activism in changing times: Re-locating collective agency” Call for abstracts, deadline 1 May 2019