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
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”