News Flash 410: Weekly Snapshot of Public Health Challenges

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 410 

Weekly Snapshot of Public Health Challenges


The proof of the pudding is in the eating 

Some Surprises in the European Commission’s New Intellectual Property Strategy 

President-Elect Biden Can Take Administrative Action To Dramatically Cut Consumers’ Health Care Costs And Cover Millions Of Uninsured 

To rebuild CDC, Biden picks Rochelle Walensky  

Webinar: Investor-state dispute settlement and economic recovery in Africa, 14 December 2020  

New Project Offers Real-World Case Studies to Teach Big Data Lessons to Help Solve Pressing Health Issues 

Strategic Reset: How Bilateral Development Agencies Are Changing in the COVID-19 Era 

China’s economic response to Covid-19

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Weekly Update 

Evidence of SARS-CoV-2 RNA in an Oropharyngeal Swab Specimen, Milan, Italy, Early December 2019 

Effect of internationally imported cases on internal spread of COVID-19: a mathematical modelling study  

Generic Drug Repurposing For Public Health And National Security: COVID-19 And Beyond 

Massive UK Vaccine Roll-Out Begins Showcasing Muscle of UK National Health Service 

First Ever Peer-Reviewed COVID-19 Vaccine Trial Results – The Oxford Vaccine 

Ensuring equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines 

Global equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines estimated to generate economic benefits of at least US$ 153 billion in 2020–21, and US$ 466 billion by 2025, in 10 major economies, according to new report by the Eurasia Group 

COVID-19: Poor left behind as rich nations ‘hoarding vaccines’ 

Pfizer and Moderna vaccines can only be scaled up globally if many more suppliers can produce 

New Alliance Formed To Fight Fake COVID-19 Vaccines & Medicines – In Wake Of Interpol Warning Of Looming Threat 

Editorial: The Vital Pedagogy of the New Coronavirus 

In a Pandemic, Mental Health Charities Struggle With Fundraising Challenges and Increased Need

A research and development fund for new treatments for bacterial infections 

Social, cultural and economic aspects of antimicrobial resistance 

Assessing the state of universal health coverage in times of Covid-19: An impossible task, as proven… 

Addressing barriers to primary health-care services for noncommunicable diseases in the African Region 

Human Rights Reader 556 

54 million women and youth face staggering humanitarian challenges 

Tanzania: Over 100 Girls Now Flee FGM in Mara 

Hospital Detentions for Non-payment of Fees A Denial of Rights and Dignity 

Global emissions fell by 7% in 2020 due to COVID lockdowns, says UN report 

Climate action for human rights