News Flash 556: 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

An odd couple

Cleaver wrasse (Xyrichtys novacula) – Striped red mullet (Mullus surmuletus)

News Flash 556

Weekly Snapshot of Public Health Challenges


Live webcast here of the 22–27 January 2024 deliberations of WHO 154th Executive Board session

MSF statement on EB 154/11 – Road map for neglected tropical diseases 2021-2030

MSF statement on EB154/7 – Follow up to the political declaration of the third high-level meeting of the General Assembly on the prevention and control of non-communicable diseases (NCDs)

MSF statement on EB 154/13 – Antimicrobial resistance (AMR): accelerating national and global responses

MSF statement on EB154/10 – End TB Strategy

MSF statement on EB 154/9 – Immunization Agenda 2030

Global pandemic agreement at risk of falling apart, WHO warns

‘Lies’ and Entrenched Positions Undermine WHO Pandemic Negotiations

Five Things We Need to See in the Pandemic Accord

MPP: 100 Days Mission Implementation Report – IPP Secretariat (IPPS)

Medicines Law & Policy responds to US Health and Human Services Department request for comments on draft WHO Pandemic Agreement

Documentation of the series of public briefings and policy debates hosted by the Geneva Global Health Hub (G2H2), 15-19 January 2024, ahead of WHO EB 154

Perchè bombardare gli ospedali di Gaza?

Davos Dispatch: What’s next for the Green Climate Fund?

Davos short on climate pledges, but sparks talks on tech, soil, health

At Davos: USAID Launches New Initiative to Tackle Global Plague of Lead Poisoning

The US Government Wants to Make the World Lead-Free: Why That’s a Big Deal, and How We Can Make It Happen

Diagnosing Paediatric TB: Challenges and Needs

Cameroon launches historic malaria vaccine rollout

Dengue fever: the tropical disease spreading across Europe

Tackling Bias, Inequality, Lack of Privacy – New WHO Guidelines on AI Ethics and Governance are Released

AI risks in global health ‘must be accounted for’ – WHO

Unsafe abortion remains a problem in South Korea, in spite of the recent decriminalization

Unreliable Mass Transit and American Public Health

What’s Next For Public Health?

Unpaid carers: a silent workforce

Climate-resilient seeds offer farmers in Syria a path to food security

Carbon pricing for agriculture key to cutting emissions, say EU climate advisers

Edinburgh approves Plant Based Treaty action plan

Matchmaking for Green Cities? Accelerating Climate Finance in Urban Areas

Palau Becomes First Nation To Ratify UN High Seas Treaty