PEAH News Flash 390

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 390


US Gives Formal Notice On Withdrawal From WHO – Critics Say It Leaves America ‘Sick And Alone’ 

Watch the GAP! A critical civil society perspective on the development, potential impact and implementation of the ‘Global Action Plan for Healthy Lives and Well-Being for All 

“Equitable Access to COVID-19 Vaccine for All” FREE LIVE WEBINAR  Thurs., 23 July, 2020 at 15:00 – 16:30 PM (CEST) 

Coronavirus disease (COVID-2019) situation reports 

239 Experts With One Big Claim: The Coronavirus Is Airborne 

COVID-19 On The Brain: SARS-CoV-2 Can Attack The Nervous System 

Children with Covid-19 in Pediatric Emergency Departments in Italy 

WHO discontinues hydroxychloroquine and lopinavir/ritonavir treatment arms for COVID-19 

Pandemic may push 50 million Africans into extreme poverty: AfDB 

‘We squandered a decade’: world losing fight against poverty, says UN academic 

Substantial Aspects of Health Equity During and After COVID-19 Pandemic: A Critical Review by Erfan Shamsoddin 

Coronavirus: Fear over rise in animal-to-human diseases 

Zoonotic viruses like swine flu are ticking bombs, say experts 

Veterinarians key players in fight against zoonotic disease 

UN Chief Warns of Deadly Germs as Potential Bioterrorist Weapons 

How To Implement Contact Tracing That Works—Without Exacerbating Health Inequities 

Brazilian man may be the first person to be ‘cured’ of HIV with drugs alone 

Can this new injectable deliver on its promise to reduce HIV transmission? 

WHO: access to HIV medicines severely impacted by COVID-19 as AIDS response stalls 

Global sales of oral antibiotics formulated for children 

Sales of anti-cancer medicines; China, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Malaysia, Philippines and Thailand 

World Trade Organization TRIPS Council Needs To Reassess Mechanisms For Access To Drugs In COVID-19 Era 

MSF response to global launch of: ‘A New Pharma Initiative takes on the Antibiotic Innovative Challenge’ 

Johnson & Johnson TB drug price reduction is important step, and governments need to urgently scale up better treatment

EU orphan drugs law and the emergence of SMEs 

Beware the ‘Hunger’ to Access Indigenous Peoples’ Land and Resources for Post-COVID-19 Recovery 

Climate woes growing for women, hit worst by displacement and migration 

Global tree pledge frenzy threatens ancient grasslands 

Powering a climate-neutral economy: Commission sets out plans for the energy system of the future and clean hydrogen 

EU, China and Canada renew pledge for climate action, despite virus