PEAH News Flash 376

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

News Flash 376


7 April, day of action for health4all! 

Financial Justice Dialogues – Health and Food (EN) registration Event Timing: April 7, 3PM CET 

Don’t say nobody warned us 

April 1st, 2020: European Commission President Ursula VON DER LEYEN on an initiative to support short-time work to help the Europeans during the Coronavirus crisis 

Coronavirus Proves Need for Free Healthcare for All– Now 


WHO: Covid-19 situation reports 

Africa: Fragile African Health Systems Face COVID-19 Catastrophe 

COVID-19 is Spreading in Africa. How Should Philanthropy Respond? 

Interventions to Curb Covid-19 Spread in a Low-Income Country: Feasibility Challenges by Gertrude Masembe

Plague and Depression in the Just-In-Time World by Ted Schrecker 

The Economic Impact of COVID-19 on Developing Countries 

Coronavirus ‘could devastate’ indigenous communities 

‘Don’t forget poor’ in coronavirus vaccine rush 

Ensuring COVID-19 Vaccine Affordability: Existing Mechanisms Should Not Be Overlooked 

The impact of the COVID-19 crisis on homelessness 

The dangers of social isolation during a pandemic 

EU scrambles to fund global coronavirus response 

Using Federal Reinsurance To Address The Health Care Financial Consequences Of COVID-19 

Measles and polio may come ‘roaring back’ as global vaccination programmes shut down.Experts warn of a resurgence of childhood diseases as essential services are disrupted by the coronavirus pandemic 

New research tool supports scale-up of digital technologies to End TB 

Japan’s HPV vaccine crisis: act now to avert cervical cancer cases and deaths

Pharmaceutical Business in Somalia by Mohamed Said Alì

 Partnering to promote public health across the Mediterranean 

Why have policy makers failed to reduce health inequalities? 

Transgender health, identity, and dignity 

Human Rights Reader 522 

Air pollution clears in cities globally – new maps 

WHO should declare climate change a public health emergency 

Walking the Talk on Climate Change after the Pandemic: Reorienting State-Owned Enterprises towards Sustainability