News Flash 447: 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 447

Weekly Snapshot of Public Health Challenges


From food insecurity to the UN’s future: What we’re watching at the UNGA 

Meeting Registration: Reclaiming Public Health – Experiences & Insights from Europe Sep 29, 2021 02:30 PM in Brussels

High Level Dialogue: TRIPS Waiver – Challenges & Opportunities

2021 State of the Union Address by President von der Leyen

State of the European Union: More hollow promises about a global COVID-19 vaccine equity?

European Health Emergency preparedness and Response Authority (HERA): Getting ready for future health emergencies

We don’t have to fly blind into the next pandemic

What is the missing ingredient in global pandemic preparedness and response?

How Parents Can Support Kids’ Mental Health During COVID-19

Equipping Health Workers on the Front Lines With Adaptable COVID-19 Digital Resources

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Weekly Update

FDA panel votes against Pfizer’s Covid-19 booster jab application

COVID-19 vaccine alliance chair: African political leadership lacking

Opinion | Booster Shots Would Be Better Spent Saving African Lives

Africa hinges hopes for COVID-19 vaccine equity on US

How Manila is using its COVID-19 response to find TB patients

Now we know: typhoid conjugate vaccines are highly effective in African children

The quality of medical products for cardiovascular diseases: a gap in global cardiac care

The Medicines Patent Pool secures its first licence on promising long-acting technologies for malaria, tuberculosis, and hepatitis C

Interview to Dr. Trudy Masembe, CINTA Foundation Uganda by Daniele Dionisio 

Taliban ban girls from secondary education in Afghanistan

One million Nigerian children to miss school due to mass kidnappings, UNICEF says

White House, House Homeland Security chair denounce “horrific” mistreatment of Haitian migrants by Border Patrol officers

New bulletin on health: People’s Health Dispatch

WHO/ILO: Almost 2 million people die from work-related causes each year

MEPs prod Commission to chart animal testing phase out

The Corporate Capture of the UN Food Summit

World’s two largest economies commit to climate action – Guterres

Close to the edge: Climate Change: Focus on Africa, Asia and Coastal Poor

Climate pledges tough to secure before COP26 summit, PM warns

Rich countries not providing poor with pledged climate finance, analysis says

EU, US urge others to join methane reduction pledge

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

Over 200 companies pledge net-zero emissions by 2040 as pressure on private sector mounts

Germany: Five Areas for COP and G7 Climate and Development Leadership