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NCDs Weekly Digest 7 July 2015

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Global Development News

UN News: At Geneva jobs summit, UN labour chief urges a global debate on the future of work

UN News: UN official stresses need for renewed momentum towards achieving climate accord

ODI: SDG zero draft: glass three-quarters full

ODI: Means of implementation and the global partnership for sustainable development: what’s in it for emerging economies?

ODI: What if growth had been as good for the poor as everyone else?

World Bank: Sharing PPP stories from around the world: our 2015 PPP Short Stories Competition winners

World Bank: Trust, Voice, and Incentives: how to improve education and health services

Post 2015: Who should measure the Sustainable Development Goals?

Post 2015: Transforming our world by 2030: some thoughts on the post-2015 zero draft

WEF: How to make Africa work for the many, not just the few

WEF: Why income inequality is bad for growth

Devex: SDGs and the private sector: Creating a win-win scenario

DevPolicy: Funding to multilateral organisations hits a new high

Reuters: Corporations deprive Africa of $11 billion yearly in taxes – Oxfam

Guardian: UK aid watchdog criticises DfID over partnerships with private sector

 

Global Health News

UN News: UN health agency warns rainy season now hampering Ebola response in West Africa

WHO: Stakeholders Agree on the National Strategy and Plan of Action 2015-2025 for Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Development in Ethiopia

WHO: Inequality has transformed surviving childhood into a global postcode lottery (commentary)

WHO: Parliamentarians from over 20 countries in the Americas to meet in Peru for region’s first congress of health commissions

CGD: New Rules for Public Payers and Pharma in Emerging Economies?

CGD: In Health Spending, Middle-Income Countries Face a Priorities Ditch, Not a Financing Ditch – But That Still Merits AidLancet: Transitioning health systems for multimorbidity

Lancet: Women and Health: the key for sustainable development; Promoting women’s health for sustainable development; Making women count

Lancet: Take it to the community and stop epidemics where they start

Devex: What does it really mean to build health systems?

Devex: Improving rural health care, one boat trip at a time

BMJ: G7 leaders are urged to commit to health emergency response

BMJ: Will India’s national health policy deliver universal health coverage?

BMJ: India is urged to make stents essential medicines to help control price

MSF: G7: The world is no better prepared today than a year ago to respond to Ebola

WEF: Why housing is healthcare

NEJM: International Health Care Systems: Brazil’s Family Health Strategy — Delivering Community-Based Primary Care in a Universal Health System

Washington Post: 6.4 million Americans could lose Obamacare subsidies, federal data show

 

NCDs News

UN News: Benefits of mammograms outweigh adverse effects for older women – UN agency

Lancet: New forms of insulin and insulin therapies for the treatment of type 2 diabetes

Devex: Call for disability rights to be mainstreamed in post-2015 development agenda

Global Health Now: Improving Global Access to Cancer Care and Treatment

 

Risk Factor News

The Union: Suspension of a lawsuit against plain packaging is a huge win for tobacco control

UN News: On World No Tobacco Day, UN launches fight against illicit tobacco trade to save lives

WHO: Landmark tobacco control legislation in Beijing benefits millions

WHO: WHO calls for action against illicit tobacco trade on World No Tobacco Day

BMJ: Alcohol—who is paying the price?; Health bodies resign from “charade” of EU alcohol forum

BMJ: Stand during working day to prevent health risks of sedentary jobs, says guidance

BMJ: On Tobacco: Victory for tobacco’s victims. Victory for public health. Victory for society; Canada: Smokers awarded $15 billion in damages as tobacco companies ordered to pay; World No Tobacco Day 2015

PLoS: Do mini-packaged snacks help you eat less junk?

BMJ: Why don’t people exercise, even a little?

BMJ: Even low levels of air pollution are linked to more deaths in over 65s, study finds

CNRS:L’intervention la plus dangereuse de l’histoire”

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