News Flash 418: 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 418

Weekly Snapshot of Public Health Challenges


WHO public health round-up 

U.S. backs Okonjo-Iweala, first woman and African, to head WTO 

Online Meeting 9th March 2021: The Colombia-Wisconsin One Health Effort: Innovation and the Study of Emerging Diseases 

The new WHO Foundation — global health deserves better 

The Marmot Review 10 Years On: New EPHA study on its lessons for the European Union 

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Weekly Update 

Latest Covid-19 Statistics from African Countries 

WHO Experts Unable to Find ‘Missing Link’ in SARS-CoV2 Virus Transmission in China 

LIVE: WHO media briefing from Wuhan on COVID-19 mission – 9 February 2021 

Debunking COVID-19 myths and remedies 

Speech by President von der Leyen at the European Parliament Plenary on the state of play of the EU’s COVID-19 Vaccination Strategy 

COVID-19 vaccines: acting on the evidence 

WHO calls on Europe, pharma to ‘join up and speed up’ coronavirus jabs 

National vaccine equity is a cornerstone of the success of the Europe’s fight against COVID-19 

How can we ensure equal access to COVID-19 vaccines for all in the context of growing health inequities? 

Rich countries block waiver on COVID-19 vaccine IP  

Intellectual Property Cause of Death, Genocide 

Covid-19 response: A story of moral failure 

Okonjo-Iweala: Access To COVID-19 Vaccines ‘Not Just Moral Imperative – It Is A Strategic And Economic One’  

How Will COVID-19 Impact Our Progress Towards Universal Health Coverage?  

 Clarification on Sputnik V vaccine in the EU approval process 

In Brief: AstraZeneca vaccine’s minimal efficacy against COVID-19 variant in South Africa  

EMA preparing guidance to tackle COVID-19 variants 

Efficacy and Safety of the mRNA-1273 SARS-CoV-2 Vaccine 

Public Health Researchers Call for New Measures to Protect Pharmaceutical Supply Chain 

A new TB preventive therapy aims to increase patient compliance 

Innovation to reach the destination: World NTD Day 2021 

Vaccinating children in high-endemic rabies regions: what are we waiting for? 

The long road to transformation: Addressing social determinants to achieve healthy communities 

Floods, fighting, famine: Inside South Sudan’s triple crisis