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Global health linkage

14 July 2010 05:45

  • Are we closing in on a vaccine for HIV & AIDS? A breakthrough in medical research has found antibodies that can block more than 90% of HIV strains.
  • In fighting killer diseases and improving international health, Bill Gates rightfully identifies 'the important role of the pharmaceutical industry'. The Access to Medicine Index 2010 shows how accessible the medicines of large pharmaceutical companies actually are to people in poor developing countries. 
  • Improving women's health in the developing world, through more investments in reproductive health for women and girls, is crucial to achieving the Millennium Development Goals.
  • An interesting piece on the future of international health, addressing the concern that the world is focused on chasing global health goals and seems to forget about country-specific contexts.