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Health Systems Must Provide Quality Care Through All Stages Of Life To Achieve SDG 3

EURACTIV: In run-up to 2030, we’ll need all hands on deck to meet global health goals Harald Nusser, head of Novartis Social Business “…[O]f the estimated $270 billion annually projected to be needed from U.N. members and private partners for achieving the SDGs, up to 75 percent would, according to…

Private Sector Investing More Than Previously Thought In Efforts To Address Antimicrobial Resistance, Report Shows

Devex: Funding outlook shifts in fight against antimicrobial resistance “Twenty-two research-based biopharmaceutical companies — including AstraZeneca, GlaxoSmithKline, and Merck — invested more than $2 billion in research and development to counter antimicrobial resistance in 2016, according to a survey released Thursday, potentially upending widespread perceptions that the private sector is…

New GlaxoSmithKline CEO Pulling Back On Predecessor’s Expansion Plans For Africa

Reuters: Drugmaker GSK cuts back in Africa to hone emerging markets model “GlaxoSmithKline is cutting back operations in Africa as its new Chief Executive Emma Walmsley seeks to make the British drugmaker more competitive in emerging markets by ditching her predecessor’s expansion plans for the continent…” (Hirschler, 1/17).

Public-Private Partnerships ‘Not Magic Bullets’ To Reaching Health-Related SDGs

Inter Press Service: PPPs Likely to Undermine Public Health Commitments Anis Chowdhury, former professor of economics at the University of Western Sydney and former senior U.N. official; and Jomo Kwame Sundaram, former U.N. assistant secretary general for economic development “…Health care PPPs in low- and middle-income countries have raised concerns…

Pharmaceutical Companies Signal Reluctance To Continue Status Quo In Disease Outbreak Responses

STAT: An ‘unsustainable’ model: Drug makers signal interest in exiting vaccine development during crises “Every few years an alarming disease launches a furious, out-of-the-blue attack on people, triggering a high-level emergency response. … In nearly each case, major vaccine producers have risen to the challenge, setting aside their day-to-day profit-making…

HHS Secretary Nominee Alex Azar’s History With Pharmaceutical Industry Could Threaten Access To Medicines, U.S. Global Health Initiatives

The Hill: Alex Azar is bad medicine for HHS Hilary McQuie, director of U.S. policy and grassroots mobilization at the Health Global Access Project (GAP) “…Americans want government action to address the crisis of out of control domestic drug price increases, and they overwhelmingly support successful global health initiatives overseas…

Public-Private Partnerships Critical To Ensuring Adequate Global Health Financing

Devex: Opinion: How public-private partnerships can unlock billions for health financing Arnaud Bernaert, head of global health and healthcare industries and system initiative at the World Economic Forum, and Dessislava Dimitrova, lead for health systems and healthcare joint ventures at the World Economic Forum “…Recent estimates by the World Health…

WHO Committee Recommends Limited Use Of Sanofi’s Dengue Vaccine

STAT: Experts call for use of Sanofi’s dengue vaccine to be halted in most cases “The use of the world’s first dengue vaccine should be temporarily suspended except in limited circumstances because of concerns that it could put some people at heightened risk of severe disease, according to prominent public…

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