News Flash 446: 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 446

Weekly Snapshot of Public Health Challenges


Public health round-up

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Weekly Update

Pandemic Treaty: US Proposes Amending Existing International Health Rules First; Germany Presses for Sanctions

Q&A: Multilateralism ‘failed badly’ during COVID-19

G20 leaders must demonstrate real-time international cooperation and action to control the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic

Bilateral Deals Will be Key to Nailing Down G20 Health Ministers’ Declaration


Meeting highlights from the Pharmacovigilance Risk Assessment Committee (PRAC) 30 August – 2 September 2021

EMA evaluating data on booster dose of COVID-19 vaccine Comirnaty

Transparency of COVID-19 vaccine trials: decisions without data

End Vaccine Apartheid

Majority of African nations won’t meet vaccination goal this month

MSF demands Cepheid justify inadequate price reduction of COVID-19 tests

Strengthening the evidence base for decisions on public health and social measures

Predictors of COVID-19 epidemics in countries of the World Health Organization African Region

Lessons from COVID-19: Strengthening the public health system in India or accelerating privatisation?

Mental health in the pandemic

Few Countries Have Plan to Support People With Dementia

The cost and burden of cancer: Report gives a wake-up call to avert healthcare crisis

Thailand’s national strategic plan on antimicrobial resistance: progress and challenges

Subnational inequalities in diphtheria–tetanus–pertussis immunization in 24 countries in the African Region

Lifesaving TB medicines must be affordable and available to make all-oral treatments for children a reality

HIV treatment dolutegravir arrives in more upper-middle-income countries

Colonialism in speech-language pathology: Moving forward

Indigenous leaders push new target to curb Amazon deforestation

Climate Czar Kerry Fails To Clinch Climate Deal With China

Social cost of plastic pollution more than GDP of India

A fair share of climate finance: apportioning responsibility for the $100 billion climate finance goal

Mitigating climate change must be a priority for public health

Call for Emergency Action to Limit Global Temperature Increases, Restore Biodiversity, and Protect Health

UNEP Calls for Robust Governance as Air Quality Regulations Lag Behind In 37% Of Countries

Shipping industry proposes levy to speed up zero carbon future




News Flash 445: 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 445

Weekly Snapshot of Public Health Challenges


What’s going on between African nations and the EU?

‘War and Peace’? Why Armed Conflicts Rise and Democracy Declines – An Excerpt from George Lueddeke’s Lastest Book SURVIVAL

One Health – a symphony of effort…a health exigency worldwide!

Germany’s Role in Global Health After the September 2021 Election

WHO Webinar registration: Strengthening Infection Prevention and Control Activities and Embedding IPC in AMR NAP Implementation (2PM CET) 8 September 2021 14:00 – 15:00 CET

Tackle excessive use of antibiotics and introduce mandatory animal welfare labelling for more sustainable animal farming, EPHA says

Webinar registration: What actions should be taken to improve maternal and newborn health outcomes in Europe?  Thu, Sep 9, 2021 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM CEST 

Medical deserts – A growing problem across Europe

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Weekly Update

Coronavirus: 70% of the EU adult population fully vaccinated

ECDC and EMA highlight considerations for additional and booster doses of COVID-19 vaccines

New SARS-CoV2 Variant Identified in South Africa Does Not Appear to be Increasing in Circulation

WHO releases new compendium of innovative health technologies for COVID-19 and other priority diseases

From Monkey Pox to COVID-19: New WHO Pandemic Hub Head Dr Chikwe Tackles Global Health Challenges

The COVID-19 pandemic and the reshaping of the international public health order

The EU and its members must learn the lessons from COVID-19 for our health systems

A perfect storm for the European health workforce

Monopolies on Covid vaccines are killing people in poorer countries

10 Images That Illustrate The Shameful Global Vaccine Inequity

How to integrate community leaders into pandemic preparedness

The lab leak hypothesis — true or not — should teach us a lesson

What does a future with AI-aided TB screening look like?

PLOS ONE: Public investments in the development of GeneXpert molecular diagnostic technology


Innovative Use of World’s First Malaria Vaccine Generates Remarkable Results and a Life-Saving Opportunity

World failing to address dementia challenge

Over half of the global population lack social protection

Racism doesn’t just exist within aid. It’s the structure the sector is built on

Four years on, Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh are losing hope

Fiddling in Nairobi While Africa Goes Hungry

U.S. climate envoy John Kerry in Japan to discuss efforts to cut carbon emissions

Highly polluting leaded petrol now eradicated from the world, says UN

Secret Electricity Contracts Hurt Consumers, Citizens, and Climate

IPCC Special Report: The Ocean and cryosphere in a changing climate