News Flash 460: 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 460

Weekly Snapshot of Public Health Challenges


Meeting Registration: Beyond the agenda of the WHO Executive Board: People’s realities, determinants of health, democratic governance… G2H2 meetings, January 2022

OHCHR: Online consultation with civil society “Civil society space: COVID-19: the road to recovery and the essential role of civil society” Please submit the survey before 14 January 2022 at 6 p.m. Geneva time

WHO: reform Involvement of non-State actors in WHO’s governing bodies Report by the Director-General

Recording of the webinar: Care Extractivism

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Weekly Update

Do We Need a Pandemic Treaty Now?: Policy Brief by People’s Health Movement

Driven by Omicron, Africa Faces Steep Wave of New COVID Infections; WHO in UN-Geneva Briefing that Excludes Most African Media

Omicron, Africa, and the Need for Much Better Policy from High-Income Countries

The many faces of travel bans

From vaccines to vaccinations: seventh meeting of the Multilateral Leaders Task Force on COVID-19 Vaccines, Therapeutics and Diagnostics

Supporting vaccine rollout in developing countries

Vaccine Famine & its Impact on African Economies

Omicron in South Africa: The Latest News

COVAX: A broken promise to the world

Vaccine Wars: Truth About Pfizer: Dispatches

MSF responds to FDA approval of COVID-19 treatment nirmatrelvir/ritonavir

EMA recommends Nuvaxovid for authorisation in the EU

Efficacy and Safety of NVX-CoV2373 in Adults in the United States and Mexico

European Commission authorises fifth safe and effective vaccine against COVID-19

Most of the World’s Vaccines Likely Won’t Prevent Infection From Omicron

Moderna Says Existing COVID Vaccine Booster Appears Effective Against Omicron – Higher Dose Performs Even Better

Evidence-based policymaking when evidence is incomplete: The case of HIV programme integration

Liposomal amphotericin B: Solving the access puzzle

‘Biggest killer’ cancer thwarted by home tests, AI

2021 in review: Migration and forced displacement

Book launch + webinar: Are economic inequalities compatible with human rights?

Hearts and minds: How Europeans think and feel about immigration

More Than a Dozen People Dead, 70,000 Displaced in Malaysian Floods

Policy-makers’ perspectives on implementation of cross-sectoral nutrition policies, Western Pacific Region

PepsiCo Foundation to expand U.S. food aid program globally

#ClimatePrescription: “Our handwriting may be bad, but our message is clear” 

Opinion: Opening up energy data is critical to battling climate change

Commission to table green investment rules for gas and nuclear early next year