Every week we post interesting, provocative, informative and thought-provoking articles that we at DSW have been reading – from global health, to sexual rights, to ODA and the future of development assistance. Enjoy!
- To mark World Malaria Day last Friday, DSW’s Caroline Kent, International Director of Partnerships and Communications, wrote in EurActiv on the importance of accelerating investment in global health research and development for malaria. Read more here
- The biennial IPCI conference took place in Stockholm last week, organised by EPF, UNFPA and the Swedish Parliament. The Guardian’s Liz Ford was there and gives a great overview of the main theme’s of this year’s conference. Read more here
- Also last week, the great and good of global health R&D gathered together around the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation in Seattle to chart out the latest state of innovation in product development. Tom Paulson of Humanoshpere was there, and gives a flavour of the main issues up for debate.
- US academics Malcolm Potts and J. Brian Atwood write at Al Jazeera America on the links between climate change and family planning. Read more here
- Devex reports on a recent meeting convened by UNAIDS to discuss how the agency should go about estimating the post-2015 cost of the HIV and AIDS response, and in particular on the need to increase the frequency and precision of HIV infection surveys.