Health Breaking News 323

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 323


What is this thing called neoliberalism? (With apologies, and gratitude, to Cole Porter) 

The US Affordable Care Act: Reflections and directions at the close of a decade 

An economy that serves the people: new UN guidance to anchor policy-making to human rights 

Asian NGOs Raise Concern Over IP And Seeds In RCEP Trade Deal 

IMF Conditionalities Still Under the Fire of Criticism by Daniele Dionisio 

European Parliament push for a more ambitious EU health budget in 2021-2027 

New Research Study Describes DNDi As A “Commons” For Public Health 

Report from two EU agencies confirms superbugs as a rising threat 

How clean water can be the most powerful weapon against superbugs 

Novartis secures FDA innovation prize for 30-year-old drug 

Congress is grilling pharma CEOs. Here are 8 ideas for bringing down drug prices 

How High Drug Prices Inflate C.E.O.s’ Pay 


Cancer drug pricing gets in the way of treatment in developing countries 

Global fund for hepatitis prepares for rollout 

Research Roundup: SFOPs funding for FY19, Lassa fever outbreak in West Africa, and new TB drug may shorten treatment time 

Nationwide measles and rubella immunization campaign reaches 11.6 million children in Yemen 

WHO calls for more money in fight against Ebola as violence hampers response once again 

Latest numbers from DRC Ebola as of 26 February 2019 

WHO publishes new estimates on congenital syphilis 

Enteric infection and dysfunction—A new target for PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases 

Faced with unreasonable medicines prices, the Netherlands introduces pharmacy exemption in patent law 

UK government promises national strategy to boost clinical trial reporting 

The Oversell And Undersell Of Digital Health 

Human Rights Reader 474 

North Korea’s silent health crisis 

UN says North Korea has asked for help on food shortages 

UN probes substandard food aid for mothers and children  

Billions at risk from heat stress at home 

Why Should Governments Refill the Green Climate Fund’s Coffers? 

With Oceans in Grave Danger, Some Donors See Hope in Tech Solutions