News Flash 557: 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

Loggerhead sea turtle (Caretta Caretta)

News Flash 557

Weekly Snapshot of Public Health Challenges


2024: A world on fire in need of multilateral action

“« Never again » is now”, President von der Leyen says ahead of International Day of Holocaust Remembrance

The Political Determinants of Health – 10 Years On

Team Work Makes the Dream Work: How Development Agencies Can Work Together for the Global Good

The World Economic Forum and the Deus Ex Machina of Disease-X

People’s Health Dispatch Bulletin #68: WHO’s Executive Board discusses health conditions in Palestine

Joint Message by Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organization and Mr Yohei Sasakawa, WHO Goodwill Ambassador for Leprosy Elimination

Demand-Side Reforms To Prevent Drug Shortages: Medicare’s Role In A Successful National Strategy

The pipeline for pandemic products is bare. Here’s why it matters

WHO introduces the Health Technology Access Pool

South America dengue spike prompts vaccination drive as bug spray runs out

Africa: The Emergence of Jn.1 Is an Evolutionary ‘Step Change’ in the Covid Pandemic. Why Is This Significant?

World NTD Day Bulletin

The Campaign to Recognize Noma as an NTD: How Inclusion Can Drive Research to Prevent and Treat the Disease

Containing Ebola with fast detection kits

New drug combo tackles malaria in HIV+ mums


WHO awards countries for progress in eliminating industrially produced trans fats for first time

EMA to support establishment of the African Medicines Agency

Inside One Acre Fund’s reinsurance fund for African smallholder farmers

Somalia Leads Call for Urgent Action on Global Disparities in Maternal, Newborn and Child Mortality

‘Stop killing us!’: Thousands march to protest against femicide in Kenya

Services under threat after UN emergency funding for gender-based violence runs out

Latest Mediterranean deaths highlight need for safe migration routes

Time to step up our game on animal welfare

New Dutch group reinforces efforts to replace animal testing

Silent fields: a cocktail of pesticides is stunting bumblebee colonies across Europe, study shows

From analysis to action. Climate change litigation: a guide for public health professionals

Webinar registration: Climate change, public health and the right to health Feb 20, 2024

WHO Asks Member States: Join Talks on Global Plastics Treaty, Up Game in Climate Action for Health

Should We Attribute All Climate-Related Disasters Only to Global Warming?

Agriculture ‘core area’ for EU’s 2040 climate targets – Commission report