PEAH News Flash 400

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 400


Science, Society & Politics : being future ready  

The Curse of Falling Expectations 

UHC and Cancer During a Global Pandemic: Making the Case for Cancer Control and Prevention 18 November 2020 – 6:00pm to 7:00pm  (London, GMT)   

WHO, The Pandemic And Europe’s New Global Health Leadership Role 

World Health Organization Aims To Roll Out 120 Million COVID-19 Rapid Tests in Lower Income Countries – As COVID-19 Deaths Cross The 1 Million Mark  

Audio Interview: Eight Months of Action and Inaction against Covid-19 

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Weekly Update 

Latest Covid-19 Statistics from African Countries 

Is the Worst of Africa’s Covid-19 Outbreak Over? 

Data suggests the pandemic is playing out differently in Africa 

The Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the Health Service Delivery Systems in Uganda by Zziwa Joshua and Bukenya Denis Joseph

Politics and the Myths Around COVID-19 Pandemic Affecting the Right to Health by Bukenya Denis Joseph and Zziwa Joshua 

MSF submission to APPG on Coronavirus Inquiry into the UK Government’s handling of the coronavirus outbreak  

New malaria mosquito threatens mass outbreaks in Africa 

Meals As Medicine: Feed The Hungry To Treat The Tuberculosis Pandemic  

Most Countries Still Have ‘Long Way To Go’ On Tobacco Control In Public Places & Taxation 

From genetics to bariatric surgery and soda taxes: Using all the tools to curb the rising tide of obesity 

The Medicines Patent Pool and the World Heart Federation join hands to improve access to affordable cardiovascular disease medicines; bring fresh hope on World Heart Day 

Study Identifies Shortcomings in FDA Evaluations for New Opioid Drug Approvals Over Two Decades 

Regulation of the for-profit private healthcare sector in India: Whose voices are being heard in policy making? 

Meet America’s most and least transparent clinical trial sponsors 

Clinical trial reporting by European universities – best and worst performers 

More new IDPs in first half of 2020 than all of 2019 

Illegal money flows from Africa near $90 billion, U.N. study says 

Human Rights Reader 546 

Global maps of travel time to healthcare facilities 

Less Food Loss and Waste, More Right to Food 

Handling soil with care: Conservation Agriculture’s role in post-2020 CAP 

The Climate Finance Challenge 

Philanthropy Isn’t Spending Enough on Climate Change, and it’s Missing Big Opportunities