News Flash 521: 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 521

Weekly Snapshot of Public Health Challenges


Call for Applications: AREF-MRC Towards Leadership Programme 2023/24

AREF Open Call: Women in Research Essential Grant Writing Skills Programme – September/November 2023

WHO: Global health inequities: a call for papers

Registration: Webinar stigmatization and red-tagging of health workers Apr 19, 2023

MPP: REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS Expert(s) in end-to-end vaccine manufacturing to perform on-site assessments Deadline 30th April 2023


Commercial determinants of health: future directions

Not Utopia: Healthy Lives for All in Post-Pandemic World  by Daniele Dionisio

Key COVID Lessons: Nuture Healthworkers and Build Primary Care

The Covid-19 Pandemic as Tipping Point (Part 2)  by Ted Schrecker 

Epidemiological Surveillance in Pandemics  by Nicolas Castillo

EMA recommends approval of Bimervax as a COVID-19 booster vaccine 

UK develops genetic early warning system for future pandemics

Tanzania on high alert after Marburg outbreak

TDR’s 2022 annual report

WHO targets unvaccinated children as top priority for polio eradication

More than 200 children cured of hepatitis C in world-first NHS scheme

Pharmaceutical corporation ViiV must improve its failing access strategy for lifesaving HIV prevention drug

Responding to the global cholera pandemic

Scaling up evidence-based approaches to tuberculosis screening in prisons

WHO at HR23 Harm Reduction International Conference: Strength in Solidarity

The WHO AWaRe (Access, Watch, Reserve) antibiotic book and prevention of antimicrobial resistance

Survival Through Difference: How Bacteria Resist Treatment

Clustering of adverse health and educational outcomes in adolescence following early childhood disadvantage: population-based retrospective UK cohort study

People’s Health Dispatch Bulletin #47: The health cost of poverty

IMF chief urges members to plug funding gap for poor country fund


Five ways the aid system can improve its accountability to affected people

Uganda’s anti-gay bill will criminalize HIV programs, activists warn

UAE plans huge oil and gas expansion as it hosts UN climate summit

UN Asks International Court for Direction on Climate Polluters

“Save bees and farmers!”: One million signatures in European Citizens’ Initiative signals EU co-legislators to keep environmental ambition

Up to $520bln in debt write-offs needed for emerging nations’ climate goals

Challenges in tracking climate, health, and justice over time and large geographical areas