News Flash 501: 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 501

Weekly Snapshot of Public Health Challenges


Civil Society Organisations Say: EU trade deals must not undermine democratic rights

Aussie companies to lose right to sue under free trade pacts

Webinar registration: Tackling and preventing medical deserts with the Medical Deserts Diagnostic Tool Monday November 21st, 2022 Time: 12:00 – 13:00 (CET)

WHO, WIPO, WTO to hold technical symposium on response, preparedness to future pandemics

How to end pandemics

EMA recommends approval of VidPrevtyn Beta as a COVID 19 booster vaccine

Sustaining gains made in the HIV response as we fight Ebola

Trials of Three Ebola Candidate Vaccines Set for Uganda; India’s Covaxin Vaccine Still Suspended by WHO

Who killed the COVID vaccine waiver?

The Waiver that Wasn’t: Is the pharma lobby responsible?

How Do You Spell Deadlock? T-R-I-P-S

WHO Biosimilar Guidelines Are a Tepid Attempt to Improve Access and Affordability

Detecting falsified oral contraceptives by visual assessment and diffuse reflectance spectroscopy (350–2500 nm): the need for supplementing traditional pharmacopeia techniques and the public health implications

The World Needs New Antibiotics. A Proposed US Program to Develop Them Would Pay Off 28:1

Uppsala Monitoring Center: Are you wondering how reporting side effects can help make medicines safer?

Diabetes challenges

Déjà Vu: Within Our Grasp by Sharman Apt Russell

Colombia Votes to Tax Junk Food and Sugary Drinks

East Africa food crisis – Breaking the cycle of drought, hunger and famine


#HealthToo as a research project established by Women in Global Health to document the stories of women health workers who have experienced Sexual Exploitation, Abuse and Harassment (SEAH) in their place of work

Are we really ‘one’ in ‘One Health’?

India’s rapid urbanization demands healthy urban planning: an opportunity to revive the WHO healthy cities approach?

COP27 Fiddling as World Warms

At COP27 climate talks, slow progress stokes worry over final deal

African female farmers clamour to be heard at COP27

Climate Change is No ‘Future Scenario’ for Pacific Island Nations; Climate Change is ‘Real’

Rethinking Humanitarianism | Will countries hit by climate change finally get payouts at COP27?

Planet Health — climate crisis and the future of health care

Wild ambitions: countries meet in Panama to discuss future of planet’s species

Plastics on Track to Account for 20% of Oil and Gas Consumption by 2050

The Niger Delta’s Harsh Lessons: Fossil Fuels’ Harm to People and the Planet

Biggest rainforest nations form triple alliance to save jungle

Launch of EBRD Climate Adaptation Action Plan at COP27

Confronting the climate emergency with climate, trade and development policy in sync