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America pulls opiod from market for first time amid crisis echoing HIV and crack epidemics

The epidemic is impacting people all across the country, and in significant numbers The US Food and Drug Administration is making an unprecedented move, and has ordered a drug manufacturer…

WHO updates Essential Medicines List

WHO updates Essential Medicines List with new advice on use of antibiotics, and adds medicines for hepatitis C, HIV, tuberculosis and cancer 6 June 2017 | Geneva - New advice…

Media coverage of the 70th World Health Assembly

Intellectual Property Watch news coverage of the 70th World Health Assembly: Intellectual Property Watch: WHO official: Medicines should not be priced at the value of a life “Member governments of…

In the Middle East, being HIV-positive is enough to deport you

Migrant workers in the Arabian Gulf can be denied employment or detained for having a contagious disease. Human rights activists believe the policy is detrimental to public health. To read…

Antimicrobial resistance needs new R&D models, NGOs say

A group of non-governmental organisations organised a side event to the World Health Assembly to discuss the growing issue of antimicrobial resistance, the way to incentivise research and development for…

China cracks down on fake data in drug trials

Researchers and manufacturers face possible jail time — or execution — for fraudulent submissions to nation's drug agency. Those who submit faked clinical trial data might now go to jail…

China–Africa partnership to improve access to health care

China and Africa have come together to find new ways of improving access to health care. More than 30 Ministers of Health from across Africa joined the Vice-Premier of China…

Open letter to Gilead Sciences about PrEP by EATG and PrEP in Europe Initiative

Please read and share the letter signed by EATG, as Europe’s transnational HIV treatment and prevention advocacy group, and the PrEP in Europe Initiative (PEI), a partnership of European prevention and…

European cities fill health care gaps for migrants

BRUSSELS, 6 April 2017 – Ahead of World Health Day, PICUM highlights in a new report how cities across Europe help provide access to health care for all migrants in…

New report offers in-depth analysis of health situation in Republic of Moldova

WHO/Europe has launched the third in a series of publications providing in-depth analyses of health situations in Member States. Focused on the Republic of Moldova, the report reveals a health…