News Flash 461: 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 461

Weekly Snapshot of Public Health Challenges


Meetings registration: Beyond the agenda of the WHO Executive Board: People’s realities, determinants of health, democratic governance… G2H2 meetings, January 2022 Register here for civil society workshops Monday 17 January and Tuesday 18 January 2022

China, the West, and the Future of Global Health Security

USA Prescription Drug Policy, 2021 And 2022: The Year In Review, And The Year Ahead

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Weekly Update

Audio Interview: Covid-19 — The Outlook in Europe

COVID-19 cases on the rise across the continent following festive period

COVID-19 Could Become Endemic in Africa if 70% Vaccination Coverage is not Achieved by 2022 – Africa CDC

Prospects for local manufacturing of COVID-19 vaccines in Africa

Advocates call for 22 billion more mRNA vaccine doses to ward off global omicron threat

Gloomy New Year Prognosis – WHO Experts Warn Omicron Could Also Spawn More Dangerous Variants

Tie pharma CEO pay to fair global COVID-19 vaccine access, investors say

New Data on Side Effects of Second Pfizer Shot in Children Shows Fewer Adverse Effects than for Teens


Australia to donate 60 million COVID vaccines to developing nations

‘There is no money left’: Covid crisis leaves Sri Lanka on brink of bankruptcy

Lessons From COVID-19 Vaccines To Improve Malaria Vaccine Acceptance In Africa

Covid-19’s Devastating Effect on Tuberculosis Care — A Path to Recovery

Underfunded and Deadly Tuberculosis Needs its Own Bill Gates

TB epidemic ‘could flare in near future’

72 million people to miss treatment for NTDs due to UK aid cuts

How protecting health can foster peace

Opinion: There’s a better way to reach millions of unschooled children

Q&A: How can a global treaty to end violence against women succeed?

Violence against women: tackling the other pandemic

Planet Earth: Averting ‘A Point Of No Return’? by George Lueddeke

Environmental Disasters Creating More Migrants Within Countries – Podcast

Syrians turn war missiles into heaters as winter grips

Urban Air Pollution Responsible for Nearly 2 Million Excess Deaths in 2019, Says Study

Too Harmful: The March of Salt and Plastics on World Soils

Nkosi, B., Zanoni, B., Seeley, J., & Strode, A. (2021). The ethical‐legal requirements for adolescent self‐consent to research in sub‐Saharan Africa: A scoping review. Bioethics, 1–11