News Flash 450: 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 450

Weekly Snapshot of Public Health Challenges


WHO: Public health round-up

Health policy and systems research for rehabilitation: a call for papers

Call for emergency action to limit global temperature increases, restore biodiversity and protect health

Webinar registration: Do we need a pandemic treaty? A CSO perspective 25 October 2021, 16.00-17.30 CEST

Webinar registration: Enough is enough: the future is public – Reclaiming public services for a just recovery 26 October 2021 04:00PM-06:00PM

Meeting registration: Stop Silencing The Global South 5pm, Thursday 14 October 

Multilateral finance in the face of global crisis

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Weekly Update

As time runs out to break ‘TRIPS Waiver’ stalemate, protesters at US and EU embassies in South Africa warn “The whole world is watching you.”

South Africa: CSO letters to the embassies of countries opposing the TRIPS waiver

A global approach to regulatory flexibility to increase manufacturing capacity during COVID-19

As COVAX disappoints, countries turn to home-grown jabs

EMA receives application for marketing authorisation for Ronapreve (casirivimab / imdevimab) for treatment and prevention of COVID-19

Brazil’s High COVID-19 Death Toll is Blamed on Government’s ‘Deliberate’ Spread of Virus

WHO backs third dose for people who had Chinese-made coronavirus jabs

Moderna plans to build mRNA vaccine manufacturing plant in Africa

Alignment of national COVID-19 vaccine recommendations for pregnant and lactating women

A Second, Silent Pandemic: Antibiotic Resistance

Research to support implementation of a malaria tool for remote Amazon populations

Breast cancer ‘rampant in Africa’

The Fourth Industrial Revolution and the Intelligence Era: What Next?

3-5 November 2021: Fourth session of the Expert Mechanism on the Right to Development

Agnes Kalibata: transforming food systems

Not Our Menu: False solutions to hunger and malnutrition – Right to Food and Nutrition Watch 2021

World Food Day: Climate Change is Exacerbating Hunger & Conflict—it’s Time to Break the Cycle

REGISTER NOW From Security to Solidarity: Diverse Perspectives Against Global Health Threats December 9-10, 2021

Webinar registration: Reimagining Solidarity: Time to rename aid, Uganda Nov 2, 2021 02:00 PM in Nairobi


Register here: 2021 Global Conference on Health and Climate Change 6 November 2021 Glasgow, UK

Live: Press briefing on WHO COP26 Special Report on Climate Change and Health

WHO’s 10 calls for climate action to assure sustained recovery from COVID-19

Two dozen countries announce commitment to EU-US global methane pledge

Report: Climate change philanthropy is rising, but not quickly enough

Asian Development Bank boosts 2019-2030 climate financing goal to $135 billion

‘Burning of Fossil Fuels is Killing Us’ – Declares New WHO Climate and Health Report