News Flash 442: 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 442

Weekly Snapshot of Public Health Challenges


WEMOS: TERMS OF REFERENCE FOR CONSULTANCY WORK: RWANDA COUNTRY CASE STUDY. The deadline for submitting the proposal and CV is August 29th, 2021.

Biomimetics provides lessons from nature for contemporary ways to improve human health

WHO: Public health round-up

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Weekly Update

DNDi: COVID-19 Policy Report. Another triumph of science, but defeat for access?

What is COVID-19 Revealing to Us? by Angelo Stefanini

LAC Countries are Struggling to Deliver COVID-19 Vaccinations—Six Actions Are Needed to Turn the Tide 

Bangladesh begins COVID vaccination drive for Rohingya refugees

‘WHO call on emergency nod for Covaxin in September’

WHO’s Solidarity clinical trial enters a new phase with three new candidate drugs

COVID-19 and palliative care capacity, African Region

A Political Economy Analysis of the Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Health Workers

A Short Reflection on Access to Rabies Vaccination in Times of (COVID-19) Vaccine Inequity by Raffaella Ravinetto 


Amal Saif Al-Maani: tackling drug-resistant pathogens

Progress towards antibiotic use targets in eight high-income countries

An integrated surveillance network for antimicrobial resistance, India

Water, sanitation and hygiene in national action plans for antimicrobial resistance 

Palestinian health NGO leader detained

Ghana LGBT+ bill would threaten fight on HIV/AIDS, says UNAIDS

Hungary anti-LGBTQ law to apply around churches

Social health protection to improve access to health care for people with disabilities

Narrowing the mobile gender gap

Addressing The Maternal Health Crisis Through Improved Data Infrastructure: Guiding Principles For Progress

How major economies are funding ‘carbon lock-in’ abroad

Climate change: Curbing methane emissions will ‘buy us time’

Climate Scientists Issue ‘Red Alert’ for Humanity – and Health

IPCC climate report: Earth is warmer than it’s been in 125,000 years

Code Red for Humanity and the Planet

World shudders at ‘terrifying’ UN climate report

IPCC report: No further proof needed of our planetary emergency

Australia rejects climate targets despite damning UN report

Glasgow Summit is the ‘Last Chance to Get Runaway Climate Change Under Control’

C20 POLICY PACK 2021 Building a sustainable future for all