PEAH News Flash 396

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 396


WHO donors in 2019 – Setting the agenda for Global Health? 

TDR Bulletin: 20 August 2020 

Decades of Tight Fiscal Policy Have Left the Health Care System in Italy Ill-Prepared to Fight the COVID-19 Outbreak 

The Political Economy of Unmediated Democracy: Italian Austerity under Mario Monti 

Announcing the Pan-European Commission on Health and Sustainable Development: Rethinking Policy Priorities in the light of Pandemics 

G7 to consider extending debt freeze for low-income countries: U.S. Treasury 

Debt in developing countries has doubled in less than a decade 

World Bank: Covid-19 pushes poorer nations ‘from recession to depression’: The president, David Malpass, says a more ambitious debt relief plan is needed 

COVID-19: How to Finance the Debt? 

WHO: COVID-19 situation reports 

Latest Covid-19 Statistics from African Countries 

COVID-19: Charting a sustainable path to response, recovery and resilience in Africa 

Characteristics that give viruses pandemic potential  

Game-changing COVID-19 Saliva Test Receives Regulatory Approval In The United States 

INCB, WHO and UNODC statement on access to internationally controlled medicines during COVID-19 pandemic 

Coronavirus: Commission reaches first agreement on a potential vaccine 

Understanding and Improving COVID-19 Vaccine Portfolio 

Médecins Sans Frontières feedback on the European Commission’s roadmap for an Intellectual Property Action Plan 

Human Rights Reader 540 

Outcry in Somalia as new bill would allow child marriage 

Changing Africa’s abortion laws 

Sudan May Have Banned FGM, but the Harsh Practice Continues 

G-FINDER 2020: Sexual and Reproductive Health Research and Development: Understanding the Spectrum 

“A Place Where They Have a Voice.” An Arts Funder’s Guidance for Advancing Racial Equity

COVID-19 Death Rate For Black Americans Twice That For Whites, New Report Says 

Opinion: A green recovery won’t happen by accident — here’s how to get our investments right 

Dr. Vandana Shiva: Why Treating Coronavirus as a War Will NOT Work! 

How The Pandemic Humiliated Critics Of Medicare for All 

Bill and Melinda Gates-backed coronavirus vaccine maker soars in Wall Street debut 


Multiphase program provides valuable lessons for advancing the fight against malaria 

Rabies in the Streets: Interspecies Camaraderie in Urban India 

UN funding crisis cuts aid to Yemen as it slides near famine 

As it Takes on Climate and Poverty, a Funder Launches a Research Initiative to Guide Action

Why Do Governments Tax or Subsidize Fossil Fuels? 

Switzerland to substantially boost funding of Green Climate Fund