News Flash 417: 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 417

Weekly Snapshot of Public Health Challenges



Human Rights Reader 562  

More Funds Are Required To Promote Migrants’ Health by Olga Shelevakho 


COVID-19—break the cycle of inequality 

Road to Hell Paved with Good Intentions 

MSF to wealthy countries: Don’t block and ruin the potential of a landmark waiver on monopolies during the pandemic 

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Weekly Update 

One Year Later: COVID-19 Versus WHO And The World – Successes, Failures & Hopes  

Africa Aware: The Economic Burden of COVID-19  

South Africa’s Second COVID Wave Passes Despite Variant – AstraZeneca Vaccines For Health Workers’ Arrive But At Higher Price Than EU Paid  

Audio Interview: A Covid-19 Conversation with Anthony Fauci  

Missing clinical trial data: the evidence gap in primary data for potential COVID-19 drugs 

COVAX publishes first interim distribution forecast 

Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine candidate appears safe and effective   

First COVID-19 vaccine safety update published 

Novartis agrees to help Pfizer-BioNTech produce Covid-19 vaccine 

Novavax’s COVID Vaccine Shows High Efficacy In Trials; J&J One-Dose Shot Less So – As Europe Feuds With AstraZeneca 

EMA starts rolling review of Novavax’s COVID-19 vaccine (NVX-CoV2373) 

MSF response t o release of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine data 

European Commission authorises third safe and effective vaccine against COVID-19 

Commission puts in place transparency and authorisation mechanism for exports of COVID-19 vaccines 

EMA starts rolling review of REGN-COV2 antibody combination (casirivimab / imdevimab) 

Updating WHO’s global strategy for malaria 

THE INNOVATION NEGLECTED PATIENTS DESERVE World Neglected Tropical Diseases Day 30 January 2021 

WASH inclusion in new NTD roadmap signals ‘a paradigm shift’ 

Economics’ failure over destruction of nature presents ‘extreme risks’ 

Intergovernmental engagement on health impacts of climate change 

The seeding of climate smart health care 

Unhealthy geopolitics: can the response to COVID-19 reform climate change policy? 

‘Win-win or lose-lose’: EU scientists highlight two-faced bioenergy policies