PEAH News Flash 383

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 383


Chronicle of a Pandemic Foretold – Learning From the COVID-19 Failure—Before the Next Outbreak Arrives 

WHO: Coronavirus disease (COVID-2019) situation reports 

Mixed outcomes at the ‘COVID-19 World Health Assembly’ 

WHO Director-General’s closing remarks at the World Health Assembly 

A strong call for COVID-19 treatments and vaccines to be global public goods – World Health Assembly 

Governments strike a deal on COVID-19 review, equal treatment access 

WHA: COVID-19 Resolution 

The Medicines Patent Pool welcomes the adoption of a landmark resolution at the 73rd World Health Assembly 

US missing, China takes leader spotlight at WHA 

China Announces US$ 2 Billion COVID-19 Initiative; US Assails China’s Pandemic Response; WHO Decries Global “Amnesia” About Epidemic Lessons 

US President Donald Trump Comes Out Punching Against WHO COVID-19 Response – Threatens Permanent Defunding In 30 Days 

US to back away from WHO move on Covid-19 drug patents 

WHA 73. United States of America Explanation of Position “COVID-19 Response” Resolution 

WHO to agree deal over future coronavirus inquiry 

WHO’s independent body recommends review to draw lessons from pandemic 

US and UK ‘lead push against global patent pool for Covid-19 drugs’ 

Realising the True Value of Integrated Care: Beyond COVID-19 

Cashing in on the pandemic: how lawyers are preparing to sue states over COVID-19 response measures 

Opinion: What does it take to stock a nation with medical supplies? 

What African Nations Are Teaching the West About Fighting the Coronavirus 

Health inequity during the COVID-19 pandemic: a cry for ethical global leadership  

Africa Needs a DOVE Fund: Or Should We Starve So We Can Pay our Debts? 

Coronavirus: World Bank warns 60m at risk of ‘extreme poverty’ 

Under cover of coronavirus, the world’s bad guys are wreaking havoc 

How COVID-19 Will Likely Affect Spending, And Why Many Other Analyses May Be Wrong 

Double epidemic could crash Latin America health systems 

New EU migration pact set for start of summer 

‘HIV, Universal Health Coverage, and the future of the global health architecture: A civil society discussion paper on key trends and principles for evolution’

Financing Biologic Product in Canada by Malek Ayoub

Diseases Are Neglected by the Pharmaceutical Industry by Luciana M.N. Lopes and Alan Rossi Silva 

To Restore Forests, First Start With a Seed