News Flash 486: 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

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News Flash 486

Weekly Snapshot of Public Health Challenges


TDR Newsletter July 2022

UN Human Rights Council’s Resolution on Access to Medicines and Vaccines Welcomed by Civil Society

Why patients cannot access to medicines they need in Europe

Fairer access to medicines: what needs to change in the revised EU pharma legislation

WHO: Statement on the twelfth meeting of the International Health Regulations (2005) Emergency Committee regarding the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic

ECDC and EMA update recommendations on additional booster doses of mRNA COVID-19 vaccines

WHO: COVID-19 Global Health Emergency Continuing; Monkeypox Cases Increase by 50%

WHO: Urgent call for better use of existing vaccines and development of new vaccines to tackle AMR

Global regulators agree on key principles on adapting vaccines to tackle virus variants

An Update on Omicron Subvariants

EU designates AMR top priority as WHO calls for vaccine development

Monopolies Are Getting in the Way of mRNA Vaccines

Audio Interview: Covid-19 Vaccines and the FDA

The Medicines Patent Pool welcomes collaboration between Afrigen and NIH on mRNA vaccine research

Some 1.1 Billion COVID-19 Vaccine Doses Likely Wasted Since Rollout Began

Managing community engagement in research in Uganda: insights from practices in HIV/AIDS research

Why world’s first malaria shot won’t reach millions of children who need it

Swastha Mahila Swastha Goa: A Demonstration of Implementation Science by Sumedha Kushwaha

Reflections on Promoting Sustainable Healthcare and Pharmaceutical Trade between India and Africa, including from a recent roundtable in Hyderabad

How to Get to High-Impact Health Benefits Packages: Challenges and Solutions from the iDSI Network

Could Person-Centered Care Be The Secret To Achieving The Triple Aim?

FAO, IFAD, UNICEF, WFP and WHO. 2022. In Brief to The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2022. Repurposing food and agricultural policies to make healthy diets more affordable. Rome, FAO

Food Security: We Are Still Going Backwards

‘Use wild species sustainably’ to meet world food needs

Understanding cyclone behaviour in a changing climate

Can planting trees mitigate climate change?

Environment, Part of One Health, Is Often Missing in Action

Innovation Fund: EU invests €1.8 billion in clean tech projects

Eyes wide shut, EU industry faces energy efficiency reckoning

People’s health Dispatch Bulletin #29: Violence against health workers and rights persists

Promoting health beyond prison walls

How Covid-19 Mitigation Measures Disproportionately Impacted Women and Girls


Global humanitarian need worse than UN estimates, report suggests