News Flash 467: 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 467

Weekly Snapshot of Public Health Challenges


WHO: public health round-up

Guterres opens Global Disability Summit with inclusivity call

Webinar registration Misdiagnosis, Toxic Treatments, and Deadly Insects: Meet the Authors of “The Kissing Bug” and “Life Lessons from the Amazon.” Feb 17, 2022 01:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada

Health inequity focus in pandemic preparedness and response plans

South Africa Says ‘No Hesitation’ on Joining African Medicines Agency – WHO Head Tours Cape Town mRNA Vaccine Hub

Media briefing on the mRNA vaccine technology transfer hub in South Africa

South Africa’s mRNA hub progress is foundation for self-reliance

BioNTech To Ship Modular mRNA Vaccine Facilities in Containers to African Countries to Jump-start Production

Africa CDC – Mastercard Partnership Helps Improve Vaccine Uptake – Only 0.5% of Doses Received are Wasted

EU set to bin 25 million more vaccine doses than it has donated to Africa this year

EMA: Safety of COVID-19 vaccines

Protection against SARS-CoV-2 after Covid-19 Vaccination and Previous Infection


World Bank says debt crisis in lower-income nations is ‘alarming’ 

How the concept of WHO-listed authorities will change international procurement policies for medicines

20-tool checklist for diagnosing, treating and preventing AIDS

What Is Harm Reduction?

Preventing tooth decay in resource-limited settings

Why NICE’s Lack of Data Transparency Undermines Priority Setting in Low- and Middle- Income Countries

Decolonising EU-Africa Relations Is A Pre-Condition For A True Partnership Of Equals

The impact of insecurity on access to care in the local health system of Djenné, Mali – and what is being done about it

Initiatives for Catalytic Investment for Rural Africa by Florence Gune

Report finds rampant abuse of women in African parliaments

Somalia hit by worst drought crisis in a decade: NGO

Opinion: How to protect global food policy from corporate capture

Peasants Marginalized by Big Farmers

Malnourished Afghan Children in The Grasp of Measles Outbreak

Facilitating progress towards SDG2: Zero Hunger

Enough of the abuse and crimes: it’s time to green justice

Speech by President von der Leyen at the One Ocean Summit

ONE OCEAN SUMMIT – An Opportunity For Blue Transformation

UN report to sound alarm on impacts of climate change

Key lawmaker tables radical overhaul of EU’s renewable energy directive

Green Deal: EU invests over €110 million in LIFE projects for environment and climate in 11 EU countries