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Nigeria Should Investigate Alleged Abuses Of Mental Health Patients, HRW Report Says

The Guardian: Abuse and torture of mental health patients ‘rife’ across Nigeria, says report “…In a report published on Monday Human Rights Watch (HRW) said thousands of Nigerians with mental health conditions face prolonged detention, chaining, physical and sexual violence or forced treatment, including electroshock therapy. The campaigning group said…

Number Of New Ebola Cases In DRC Outbreak Remains Low, Consistent, But Violence Challenges Response; SADC Health Ministers Form Joint Ebola Task Force

Al Jazeera: More Ebola patients being treated in DR Congo “Violence and mistrust are contributing to the spread of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo. But health workers say despite the challenges, fewer people are getting sick and many are now being treated…” (11/11). Health Policy Watch: Violence Against…

Media Outlets Continue Coverage Of Trump Administration’s Lawsuit Against Gilead Over Patent Infringements On PrEP Medicines

Axios: Federal lawsuit against Gilead puts patent rights on trial (Herman, 11/8). Financial Times: U.S. sues Gilead over HIV patent infringements (Mancini, 11/7). The Hill: Trump administration sues HIV prevention drug maker for patent infringement (Sullivan, 11/7). STAT: HHS sues Gilead for refusing to reach a licensing deal over patents…

Trump Administration Files Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against Gilead Over HIV PrEP Drugs

New York Times: Trump Administration Sues Gilead, Maker of HIV-Prevention Drugs “The Trump administration on Wednesday sued Gilead Sciences, a pharmaceutical company that sells HIV-prevention drugs that can cost patients up to $20,000 a year [in the U.S.], accusing the company of earning billions from research funded by taxpayers without…

More News In Global Health

Al Jazeera: U.N. calls for action as Somalia floods affect 200,0000 children (11/6). The Atlantic: We Are Running Out of Air (Hamblin, 11/6). Devex: A unique maternal health program seeks to transform experience of childbirth (11/7). Devex: Q&A: ‘Manyata is not just about a checklist’: Experts weigh in on a…