News Flash 429: 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 429

Weekly Snapshot of Public Health Challenges


Webinar registration: Poisoned Food, Poisoned ecosystems: how people are working towards pesticides free communities May 5, 2021 02:00 PM in Paris

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

Event registration: MAY 06 Advancing Essential Public Health Functions to Prevent the Next Pandemic 

From “learning from the field” to jointly driving change 

IN FOCUS – Discussion paper on the Global Health security discourse – by Action against AIDS Germany and partners

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Weekly Update

Toscana Medica aprile-maggio 2021: un numero tutto dedicato alla pandemia

Statement by President von der Leyen, Prime Minister of Belgium De Croo, CEO of Pfizer Bourla, and co-founder and Chief Medical Officer of BioNTech Türeci, following the visit to the Pfizer manufacturing plant in Puurs, Belgium

EMA and ECDC join forces for enhanced post-marketing monitoring of COVID-19 vaccines in Europe

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

AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine: benefits and risks in context

UK Study Shows Similar, Significant Reductions In COVID-19 Infections With Single Dose Of Oxford-AstraZeneca Or Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccine

MSF feedback on EU statement at WTO COVID-19 vaccine equity event

France commits to donating 500,000 vaccine doses to COVAX 

ANTICOV: largest clinical trial in Africa for people with mild COVID-19 to test new drug combination 

TDR: World Malaria Day Bulletin 26 April 2021

In Fighting COVID-19, We Can’t Neglect Malaria

Oxford team behind Covid jab develops ‘landmark’ malaria vaccine

Commission: Antimicrobial resistance among biggest global health threats 

Dealing With Ebola and Anthrax Prepared Africa for COVID-19 

Renewing the fight to end tuberculosis 

The TB ‘health crisis’ in Latin American jails 

Rapid Priority Setting in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: The Potential of Adaptive Health Technology Assessments

Addiction Should Be Treated, Not Penalized

Are Public Information Campaigns for Migrants Effective? Lessons for the Biden Administration 

UK’s aid cuts for clean water projects criticised

Brazil cuts environment budget despite climate summit pledge

Halting the Vast Release of Methane Is Critical for Climate, U.N. Says 

To Effectively Combat Climate Change, Listen and Act on Ideas from the Youth 

How to put cities at the heart of the energy transition

Why agricultural reform is needed to achieve net zero emissions

Immobility: The neglected flipside of the climate displacement crisis