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Differential Pricing Of Drugs Must Involve Collaboration Among All Stakeholders

STAT: Where was differential pricing at the WHO Fair Pricing Forum? Ed Schoonveld, managing principal and leader of the value and access practice at ZS Associates “…The complexity of the economics of drug development and lack of transparency about drug prices and R&D investments is infuriating many stakeholders. That sentiment…

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Borgen Magazine: Health Care and Disease in Sri Lanka (Sherrington, 3/29). CNN: In world first, HIV-positive woman donates kidney to HIV-positive recipient (Scutti, 3/28). Devex: Could Nigeria’s HIV rate be just half what was thought? (Adepoju, 4/1). Devex: Q&A: Hewlett Foundation’s Ruth Levine on how donors can stop ‘undercutting chances…

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BBC News: Tunisian health minister resigns over 11 baby deaths (3/10). CIDRAP News: New attack, case in high-risk village among latest Ebola perils (Schnirring, 3/11). CIDRAP News: Sewage study highlights global antimicrobial resistance disparity (Dall, 3/11). Dallas News: Ethiopians didn’t have a term for ‘stroke,’ so this Dallas doctor created…

Post-2020 President Could Usher In Diplomatic Shift In U.S. Policies On Pharmaceuticals

Intellectual Property Watch: Inside Views: Will U.S. Drug Pricing Politics Change Intimidation Practices Globally? Fifa Rahman, board member for NGOs at Unitaid “The global health world, particularly as concerns skyrocketing drug prices and patent abuse, is in a unique space in time. … The Trump administration has sent delegations to…

Brookings Institution Blog Posts Discuss Health Care Landscape, Financing In Africa

Brookings Institution’s “Future Development”: Is trade with India changing Africa’s health care landscape? Siddharth Dixit, associate in research at the Duke Center for International Development (DCIC), and colleagues discuss the impact of India-Africa trade on the health care landscape in Africa, including HIV treatment and prevalence. The authors write, “India…