News Flash 502: 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 502

Weekly Snapshot of Public Health Challenges


Do we need a European Health Union?

The 2022 Europe report of the Lancet Countdown on health and climate change: towards a climate resilient future

Africa: COP27’s ‘Loss and Damage’ Fund for Developing Countries Could Be a Breakthrough – or Another Empty Climate Promise

COP27: Diplomatic baby steps amid mounting humanitarian crises

At COP 27, joy over ‘loss and damage’ fund is tempered by reality

COP27 Agrees to Create a ‘Loss and Damage’ Fund; but Falls Short on Mitigation Ambition

Letter: Climate change is the biggest market failure ever experienced

Q&A: TV contest winner’s microplastics innovation

WHO: World Antimicrobial Awareness Week 18 – 24 November 2022

WHO Afro: Resist the Resistance

Best practices to fight antimicrobial resistance

One in Three People Use Antibiotics Without Prescription: WHO Study of Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia

WAAW 2022 Events

Estimating antimicrobial resistance burden in Europe—what are the next steps?

As WTO Considers Patent Waiver on COVID Treatments, Some Say it is Too Late

Experimental Covid Pill Wins Emergency Approval in Japan

Is the first malaria vaccine worth the cost?

The HPV vaccine market is changing. But there are other access threats


Oral Health Neglect: The Overlooked Crisis Affecting 3.5 Billion People

Diagnostics Not Just Insulin Needed to Fight Diabetes


What about Debt Cancellation to Help Prevent Future Pandemics?

Webinar registration: Make pooling work to end pandemics: reactions on the C-TAP report Dec 2, 2022 03:00 PM in Amsterdam

MSF publishes first Clinical Trial Transparency Policy

How can disclosing clinical trial costs increase access to medical products? A discussion to explore practical implementation of disclosing clinical trial costs: why should this be done and how?

Mega-project to detect missing clinical trial results across five European countries

Safeguarding research staff “in the field”: a blind spot in ethics guidelines

People’s Health Dispatch Bulletin #38: Health workers and patients demand strong primary health care

A Looming Crisis of Public Finances Spells Trouble for Universal Health Coverage in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

Crimes Against Children

How Providing Childcare Affects the Grandparents (and Everyone Else in the Family): Evidence from Brazil

Bridging the global health divide: reflections of scholars in the global south

Africa: Pan-African Approach Needed to Tackle Food Insecurity Arising From Conflict and Climate Shocks