News Flash 425: 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 425

Weekly Snapshot of Public Health Challenges


Webinar registration ‘Health cooperation in the digital age — Transformative policies – transformative practice’ Tuesday, 27 April 2021, 15.00-18.00 hrs CEST

Webinar registration Health cooperation in times of the climate emergency – Transformative policies – transformative practice Thursday, 29 April 2021, 15.00-18.00 hrs CEST

Webinar registration The Energy Charter Treaty: how ‘shadow’ courts threaten Europe’s climate goals – A conversation with Investigate Europe Apr 8, 2021 01:00 PM in Amsterdam

DNDi Strategic Plan 2021-2028

Why the NPT Review Conference Matters

Commission welcomes entry into force of EU4Health programme 

Who’s in the running for the top UN humanitarian job?

Calls for UN convention on older people’s rights amid pandemic ageism 

Causes of Maternal Death during Childbirth

Diversionary Measures for Children in Conflict with the Law by Philip J Gover 

Women at a breaking point: gender equality in the workplace 

The 2021 UN Food System Summit – a game-changing opportunity for food systems and health?

Bangladesh Welcomes a New High Yielding Biofortified Zinc Rice

UNHRC says food injustice widely present before pandemic

How Do Development Agencies Support Climate Action?

Principles for Paris-Alignment and Climate Finance in Development 

Greener farm reform ‘still possible’, EU’s Timmermans says after meeting climate activists

Developing Countries COVID-19 Debt Crisis Could Put SDGs & Climate Agreement Completely Out of Reach

Audio Interview: What Earlier Epidemics Teach Us about Covid-19 

It’s time to consider a patent reprieve for COVID vaccines

Opinion: Beyond COVID-19 — what global health security will look like 

Global treaty needed to protect states from pandemics, say world leaders 

COVID-19 in France: challenges and opportunities

‘All Hypotheses Open’ Says WHO Director General Of SARS-CoV2 Origins Investigation

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Weekly Update 

WTO Director-General plans event on COVID-19 vaccine scarcity

AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine: review of very rare cases of unusual blood clots continues

Increase in vaccine manufacturing capacity and supply for COVID-19 vaccines from AstraZeneca, BioNTech/Pfizer and Moderna

Greed is the problem, not the solution, for vaccine woes

COVAX Needs ‘Urgent’ Donation Of 10 Million Vaccine Doses For Last 20 Countries In Global Queue – After Indian Supply Suspended

TDR eNewsletter 24 March 2021 

Dutch Health Care Institute Says No to Medicines Pirate