PEAH News Flash 369

News Flash Links, as part of the research project PEAH (Policies for Equitable Access to Health), aim to focus on the latest challenges by trade and governments rules to equitable access to health in resource-limited settings

News Flash 369


Pooling resources for universal health coverage 

Other considerations than: how much will universal health coverage cost? 

Building country capacity to undertake harmonised health facility assessments: Part of the solution or only creating more complexity? 

New Coronavirus Has A Name – COVID-19; But As WHO Convenes Global Research Forum Many Other Unknowns Remain 

“Containment” Is Objective Says WHO Head As New Coronavirus Clusters Emerge in France & UK; WHO Team Lands In China 

Mapped: The rapid spread of the new coronavirus in China and beyond 

Over 30 Antiviral Drugs Being Tested Against Against Novel Coronavirus – As WHO Convenes Global Innovation Forum 

Assurances, People and Plans: Nigeria Braces for Novel Corona Virus Impact 

WHO: novel coronavirus 2019 

The Lancet: 2019-nCoV Resource Centre 

Coronavirus: A Flashback to Biological Warfare of a Bygone Era 

WHO: DRC Ebola update 

African Swine Fever outbreak in Greece raises eyebrows in Brussels 

Antibiotic resistance not just a biological problem 

The Galabat-Metema cross-border onchocerciasis focus: The first coordinated interruption of onchocerciasis transmission in Africa 

Countries Falling Behind In Meeting Noncommunicable Disease Control Targets 

Time for new pharmaceutical-innovation models 

MSF Video: Chilli Pepper Eating Challenge – Turning up the heat on J&J 

We Still Don’t Know Who Makes This Drug 

Locusts 2.0: Experts fear new swarms in eastern Africa, 20 times as large 

Human Rights Reader 515 

$683 million appeal to deliver reproductive health services, where they’re most needed 

Private Actors in Health Services: Towards a human rights impact assessment framework 

EU-Vietnam: 68 Civil Society Organisations urge MEPs not to ratify the new trade and investment agreements 

CSOs call for a truly democratic UN Food Systems Summit 

How ultra-processed food took over your shopping basket 

Q&A: Africa Must Innovate its Food Systems in Order to Beat Hunger and Poverty 

An evaluation of Chile’s Law of Food Labeling and Advertising on sugar-sweetened beverage purchases from 2015 to 2017: A before-and-after study 

What we can learn from disaster risk reduction efforts in small islands 

Australia will take new emissions reduction target to Glasgow climate summit