News Flash 552: 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 552

Weekly Snapshot of Public Health Challenges


Towards a WISE – Wellbeing in Sustainable Equity – New Paradigm for Humanity  by Juan Garay

Plant Based Treaty’s Safe and Just report

Scared New World  by Brian Johnston 

Commission welcomes political agreement on Artificial Intelligence Act

COP28: Landmark Fossil Fuel Deal Falls Short of Phase-Out

COP28: Deal to ‘Transition Away’ From Fossil Fuels Agreed

Midnight Marathon at COP28 as Island Nations Confront a ‘Death Sentence’

COP 28 special edition: The summit crawls its way toward a hotly contested finish line

Scientific Perspectives on Climate Change and its Influence on the Spread of Infectious Diseases  by Nicolas Castillo

Deadly Super-Pollutant Black Carbon Has Evaded Global Attention So Far

Finance at COP28: After the Euphoria, Come Questions Galore

It’s Time To Align Climate Finance and Social Justice, Says Youth Climate Activist

Human trafficking, sexual abuse and exploitation: the ‘loss and damage’ from climate change a fund will not compensate

Good COP/Bad COP: It’s Not Easy Being Green

Restore Our Planet Podcast #37 Fighting Climate Change, fighting poverty. The Margaret Pyke Trust

Snapshots: How the climate crisis is hurting people in Central America

WHO calls for protection of humanitarian space in Gaza following serious incidents in high-risk mission to transfer patients, deliver health supplies

Censorship of grassroots voices at global health conference raises concerns

A new beginning: escaping the chains of domestic violence

Discovering Life Without Violence

How an Indian farmer uses sports to save girls from early marriage

Health effects associated with exposure to intimate partner violence against women and childhood sexual abuse: a burden of proof study

UN says Africa faces unprecedented food crisis, with 3 in 4 people unable to afford a healthy diet

The biggest philanthropy pledges at COP 28


First version of the Union list of critical medicines agreed to help avoid potential shortages in the EU

WHO Statement on the antigen composition of COVID-19 vaccines

Gavi pledges US$1bn for African vaccine manufacturing

Verification of the active pharmaceutical ingredient in tablets using a low-cost near-infrared spectrometer

Anthrax is Spreading in Zambia and Neighbouring Countries