News Flash 579: 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 579

Weekly Snapshot of Public Health Challenges


Re-Orientation to Sustain Life on Earth: a PDF by George Lueddeke

World Trade Organization Members Embark on Review of the TRIPS Agreement

Policy approaches to health system performance assessment

Assessing health system performance

WHO: Public health round-up

WHO releases first-ever clinical treatment guideline for tobacco cessation in adults

The effects of alcohol container labels on consumption behaviour, knowledge, and support for labelling: a systematic review

Pandemic Agreement Talks Extended: One More Year to Resolve Critical Issues

To respond to the threat of avian influenza, look back at lessons learned from COVID-19

Progress Update: Expanding Access to Dolutegravir in Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kazakhstan, and Malaysia

Meeting highlights from the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) 24-27 June 2024

Europe’s drug monitoring agency updates mandate, rebrands as EUDA

People’s Health Dispatch  Bulletin #79: Alternative visions of health in Zambia and Europe emerge; Gaza crisis continues


China UPR statement: Cease overseas mining and power plant construction and urgently address human rights violations

When the South ‘Swings’ Together on Health Equity New Possibilities Emerge

Oxfam reaction to Zucman report to Brazil’s G20 Presidency on taxing the super-rich

Education for girls is not a ‘minor issue’ for Afghans, nor for the world

Sierra Leone bans child marriage, enacts severe penalties for violations

Bumpy road ahead as battery fears hit global EV rollout

Hundreds decry closure of MSF unit that advocates for medical access

Secrets Cost Lives: Transparency and Access to Medical Products

Over 750,000 people in Sudan at risk of starvation: Global hunger monitor

True Solutions: Bottom-up approaches to the global food crisis

Will the Cattle Industry Be Made to Respect Brazilian Law?

Nigeria to ban single-use plastics from January

How a ‘bottom-up’ approach can help meet climate finance targets

A Warming Planet is Global, Adaptation is Local & Resilience People-Specific

Climate Change and Education: Building Momentum through a Shared Research Agenda

EU needs to double investment to meet climate goals: report

A fair share of biodiversity finance: apportioning responsibility for the $20 billion target by 2025