Chinese officials have expressed hope the novel coronavirus outbreak could be peaking, citing a fall in new cases in the last couple of days, the AP reports. But Chinese epidemiologist Zhong Nanshan cautioned that much work remains.

 Ahead of President Trump’s State of the Union address last night, voters made it clear that they wanted him to talk health care, according to a poll released toThe Hill.  

Get ready to be outraged.  The Lown Institute’s 3rd Annual Shkreli Awards came out yesterday. The tributes to pharma bro Martin Shkreli call out the 10 “worst actors in health care.” Here’s a couple: 

Lebanese hospitals and their patients are in dire straits because they are owed years of back payments from the government, according to Human Rights Watch.   Lebanon's financial crisis has limited the import of medical supplies and facilities’ ability to buy medicines and…

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson struck an 11th-hour Brexit deal last night with European Commission President Jean Claude Juncker ahead of the EU summit today. But Britons abroad are still on tenterhooks about their health care.

Progress toward universal health care is too slow, according to a WHO report released ahead of today’s UN High Level Meeting on UHC, Health Policy Watch reports.

David Sanders, a renowned physician and public health researcher and supporter of rights-based health care, died on August 30.   Sanders, who saw socialist democracy as a path to a fairer, healthier world, passionately supported the fight for health rights in Zimbabwe, the…

In last night’s second Democratic primary debate, health care proved a contentious issue sure to divide and define candidates.

The digital collection pot that is GoFundMe is angled heavily toward covering medical costs, which commanded a third of its fundraising in 2017. Perhaps that’s unsurprising given the spiraling cost of health care in the US, where health insurance deductibles outpace wage…

Over the next 20 years, Nigeria’s health system faces implosion as foreign funds expire.   A failure to prioritize health spending means global grants fund most of the country’s health care. The government currently slates less than 5% of its budget for health, but…