This week is World Health Assembly, so we start with a short note from WHO, focusing strongly on concerns about a flu pandemic. Fortunately, there is also attention in
The following documents focus respectively on the USA’s commitment to Global Health (a report from the Institute of Medicine); a criticism of the EU’s own Court of Auditors on EU’s neglect of non-state actors in aid programmes; and a short Lancet piece on the review of World Bank health projects (which we covered already last week too).
We also selected a World Bank working paper on the role of donors in Global Public Goods in Health.
Finally, we selected the editorial from this week’s Lancet thematic issues on Diabetes, and a New England perspectives article on Health Care Reform in the
01 – WHO- World Health Assembly opens amid concerns about flu pandemic
02 – WHO – Progress on health MDGs mixed
03 – Development 2008 – Making sense of the MDGs – Vandemoortele
04 – IOM report on US commitment to Global Health
05 – 2009-EC neglects non-State actors in development
06 – Lancet-2009-World Bank health projects get mixed review
07 – Embezzlement of donor funding in health
08 – Donors & GPG in Health – WPS4907
09 – Lancet-2009-Diabetes—a global threat
10 – NEJM-2009-Building Momentum as Democrats Forge Health Care Reform
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