News Flash 566: 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 566

Weekly Snapshot of Public Health Challenges


Webinar registration: High-level dialogue between the WHO Director-General and the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights: ‘Realizing the Right to Health in a world in turmoil’ Apr 8, 2024

Meeting registration: A stronger role for the World Health Organization in addressing climate and health justice? Apr 25, 2024

WHO unveils a digital health promoter harnessing generative AI for public health

Statement: African and European CSOs on key issues in the AU-EU Partnership

Pandemic (Dis) Agreement Talks Limp into Extra Time

Financing Our Future In The Pandemic Agreement And International Health Regulations

Local doesn’t mean low cost: Serum Institute shares global scale-up plans

High risk, high reward: Gavi’s investment in Africa vaccine production

Mpox: Is the World Failing the Next Pandemic Preparedness Litmus Test?

Continued Mpox Outbreak Leads US to Re-examine Smallpox Readiness

DNDi R&D Portfolio in Review

Sierra Leone: National TB Programme letter to Danaher to reduce the price of GeneXpert test

Belarus: National TB Programme letter to Danaher to reduce the price of GeneXpert test

Diabetes – a marker of health inequities

Mental and physical health morbidity among people in prisons: an umbrella review

Impact of the UK soft drinks industry levy on health and health inequalities in children and adolescents in England: An interrupted time series analysis and population health modelling study

The Hidden Costs of War in Syria: Assessing the Impact on Children’s Development and Mental Health

Maximizing the Benefits of Health Worker Mobility: Lessons from New WHO Guidance


Eastern DRC ‘at breaking point’ as security, humanitarian crises worsen

DR Congo appoints 1st female prime minister

Humanitarian aid needs more focus on tackling gender based violence, urges UNFPA director

Why EU information campaigns are failing to deter migrants from leaving

UN report says households waste 1 billion meals daily

Equity for thought: the power of food environments

Recipes for sustainable food systems

The Omnipresence of PFAS—and What We Can Do About Them

Climate adaptation research applied ‘in real-time’

The Impact of Climate Change on a Biodiversity Hot Spot

European Environment Agency publishes a first EU Climate Risk Assessment Report

Zimbabwe Declares Drought a National Disaster, Millions Face Hunger

Putting the ‘just’ in Just Energy Transition Partnerships: What role for the multilateral development banks?