PEAH News Flash 385

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 385


WHO: public health round-up 

WHO: Coronavirus disease (COVID-2019) situation reports 

Sign the open letter to governments on ISDS and COVID-19 

United Nations Human Rights: Joint questionnaire on COVID-19 and human rights 

Post-Corona online course by Global Labour University 

China delayed releasing coronavirus info, frustrating WHO 

MSF: Any future COVID-19 vaccines must be sold at cost and accessible to all

COVID-19 Vaccine Global Access (COVAX) Facility: Key considerations for Gavi’s new global financing mechanism 

The Lancet Retracts Study Finding Higher Mortality In COVID-19 Patients Taking Hydroxychloroquine 

WHO to resume hydroxychloroquine trial 

How The Rapid Shift To Telehealth Leaves Many Community Health Centers Behind During The COVID-19 Pandemic 

Looking at healthcare workers only as heroes does them a disservice 

What Do Coronavirus Racial Disparities Look Like State By State? 

Can veterinarians save us from the next pandemic? 

Watch: END Fund CEO on pandemic impact on NTDs 

New Ebola Outbreak in Congo, Already Hit by Measles and Coronavirus 

A survey of nongovernmental organizations on their use of WHO’s prequalification programme 

João Aprígio Guerra de Almeida: supporting breastfeeding mothers 

Health Care Reform in The United States: a Call to Action by Susan M. Severance

On Reforming U.S. Healthcare by Larry J. Pipes

Labour Migrants in Russia and their Needs by Chamid Sulchan

COVID-19 and refugees, asylum seekers, and migrants in Greece 

Lancet Commission on migration 

Transforming International Cooperation 

Q&A: New UN guidelines target ‘out of whack’ food systems 

World Food Safety Day 2020: UN experts in Facebook live event on 5 June 2020 

Despite protest, standards group backs use of horseshoe crab blood to test for bacteria in drugs 

No let-up in global rainforest loss as coronavirus brings new danger 

Two-thirds of tropical forests ‘under threat in next decade’ 

Q&A: Oceanography should be a core discipline in Africa