Global Development News
UN News: ADDIS: UN officials hail outcome of conference on development financing as first milestone of 2015
UN News: ADDIS: important financing roles of private investment, business highlighted at UN conference
CGD: How Much Do We Really Know about Multinational Tax Avoidance and How Much Is it Really Worth? Comments Welcome!
ODI: The Addis Agreement: a good foundation, now time to build
ODI: Why and how a country lens matters for the SDGs
Devex: As #FFD3 kicks off in Addis, civil society raises red flags
Devex: What happens when you invest in girls and women?
Post2015: Can sport make a valuable contribution to the post-2015 agenda?
WEF: How blended finance can help create sustainable development
World Bank: Without public sector partners, how can international organizations like the World Bank combat corruption?
World Bank: Economic growth and climate action – a formula for a low carbon world
World Bank: We have to work together, focus on results to achieve the SDGs
Global Health News
UN News: ADDIS: UN and partners launch key financing platform to end maternal, child mortality
WHO: New report: Investing in public health offers large gains in health, the economy and other sectors
WHO: Health inequities in the Eastern Mediterranean Region: selected country case studies
WHO: Ethiopia Launches 10-Year Strategy and Plan of Action to Increase Access to Medicines by Transforming Local Pharmaceutical Industry
World Bank: Small & Medium Enterprise Support Project Helps Local Health Clinic Acquire New Technology to Expand
Devex: Why capacity building needs to smarten up
Devex: Untied aid has been increasing — but has it been effective?
Lancet: How much donor financing for health is channelled to global versus country-specific aid functions?
Lancet: Human and planetary health: towards a common language | Sustainable human development—but how? | Climate change—what health professionals might do about it | Governance for planetary health and sustainable development | Governance for planetary health and sustainable development | Planetary health: a new science for exceptional action
BioMed Central: Is poverty linked to health outcome?
WEF: Lessons from India on improving women and children’s health
NEJM: The Trans-Pacific Partnership — Is It Bad for Your Health?
PLoS: Dismantling gains in global health? Country-level finance indicators could be a step backwards.
NY Times: Unravelling the relationship between climate change and health
Huffington Post: In the age of travel, tuberculosis knows no borders
WHO: 2014 Mental Health Atlas published | Global health workforce, finances remain low for mental health |New UN report finds ‘huge inequalities’ in global mental health services, calls for more investment
BMJ: Jack O’Sullivan: Managing overdiagnosis
Lancet: Community health workers as partners in the management of non-communicable diseases
Lancet: US states shun HPV vaccination
Lancet: Disparities in end-of-life care
HelpAge: Responding to Myanmar’s disease transition
BioMed Central: Bringing together patients and researchers in dementia research
Biomed Central: Why is understanding breast cancer risk important for women?
MobiHealthNews: Mayo Clinic joins new JV to reinvent smartphone-based diabetes management
The Hindu: Juvenile diabetes is a socio-economic problem
Risk Factor News
WHO: The economic and health benefits of tobacco taxation
DevPolicy: Should Australia partner with Coke in the Pacific?
BMJ: The BMJ Today: Hiking the price of fizz
WCRF International: Stop marketing unhealthy food & drinks to children
WCRF International: Food pricing to promote health
WCRF International: Physical activity & children – we need innovative approaches
BioMed Central: They can walk the talk but… why Government failed to make walking a public health policy?
Guardian: Doctors demand a 20% tax on sugary drinks to fight UK obesity epidemic | ‘Taxing sugary drinks is not the solution.’
Guardian: Nearly 9,500 people die each year in London because of air pollution – study
Guardian (Australia): ‘Rate of teens abstaining from alcohol almost doubles in 13 years, study.’
BBC: ‘Sugar intake should be halved.’
UK Health Forum: UK Health Forum welcomes SACN’s revised recommendations on dietary sugars and fibre
Telegraph: ‘Overweight cartoon characters influence kids to eat more.’